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- 28/11/2011
The 25th November is the date chosen by the United Nations to celebrate the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women  On this occasion, United Cities and Local Governments would like to recall its involvement in the fight for gender equality and against all forms of violence... (+)
- 10/11/2011
  United Cities and Local Governments is pleased to share with you the local and regional authorities’ messages in support of sustainable development policies, and our contribution to the zero draft outcome document of Rio+20, encompassing inputs from UCLG members, committees and partners.... (+)
- 10/11/2011
This issue features a special report on Climate change, sustainable cities and aid effectiveness. The fourth edition of United Cities adresses questions such as: What can cities expect from Durban COP17 meetings? Why local governments can be vital development partners? How can we get citizens to think... (+)
- 19/10/2011
United Cities and Local Governments welcomes the decision of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to appoint Ms. Aisa Kirabo Kacyira, of the Republic of Rwanda, as new Deputy Executive Director and Assistant Secretary-General for UN-Habitat. Ms. Kirabo has been involved within UCLG as Vice-President of... (+)
- 07/10/2011
On the invitation of Bennedict Bennet, President of SWALGA (Swaziland Local Government Association), UCLG, UNISDR and CADRI organised on 5 and 6 october a seminar on disaster risk reduction and urban risk in Mbabane, Swaziland.  Cities from Swaziland (Mbabane, Manzini, Matsapha, Ezulwini, etc.)... (+)
- 03/10/2011
The United Nations has designated the first Monday of October every year as World Habitat Day with the intention to remind the world of its collective responsibility for the future of the human habitat. This year’s theme "Cities and Climate Change" reminds us that local governments are at the... (+)