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From 8 to 13 February 2020, the city of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, will host the tenth edition of the World Urban Forum (WUF10) with  “Cities of Opportunities: Connecting Culture and Innovation” as its theme. UCLG is mobilizing a delegation of mayors and local elected officials, and is facilitating the presence of all the member networks of the Global Taskforce of Local and Regional Governments. (+)
Call for contributions to the V World Forum of Local Economic Development
DEL Forum Development - 24/01/2020
In order to consolidate the messages of our local and regional leaders on the theme of local economic and social development, the document "Key messages from local governments on local economic and social development" was presented in the UCLG World Summit in Durban, last November. (+)
Co-creating Resilient Cities and Territories in Central America and the Caribbean – Peer Learning on the localization of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction in San Jose
Five Local Government Associations and several cities from Central America and the Caribbean, all highly exposed to climate change related risks, gathered from the 14th to 16th of January in San Jose de Costa Rica to exchange experiences and learn from each other about urban resilience and disaster risk reduction. The peer learning, organized by UCLG, FLACMA, CAMCAYCA, UN-Habitat, and UNDRR, and hosted by the Local Government Association of Costa Rica (UNGL), was another important step towards the localization of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction. (+)
A Congratulatory New Year´s message from the President of UCLG
- 13/01/2020
Message from Dr. Mohamed Boudra, Mayor of Al Hoceima, President of AMPCC and President of UCLG Dear members, partners, colleagues and friends, Let me express my satisfaction in sending you this first message as President of our World Organization of United Cities and Local Governments. (...) (+)
The climate agenda is the agenda of our communities
- 13/12/2019
On the morning of December 12, a meeting was held to share experiences of how cities are innovating from a social and economic point of view in order to accelerate climate actions. (+)
Mayors call for local involvement in national action plans at COP25
- 16/12/2019
UCLG and LGMA at COP 25 UCLG acknowledges the efforts made by the full LGMA Constituency with ICLEI as focal point, and with the support of the Global Task Force members, such as Regions4, GCoM, Climate Chance, the Committee of the Regions of the European Union, as well as the UCLG Sections CEMR and UCLG Africa in particular. (+)