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- 11/05/2011
The third UNISDR Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction is taking place on 8-13 May 2011 in Geneva, Switzerland, bringing together disaster risk reduction, recovery and reconstruction experts. The overall theme for the Global Platform is: Invest Today for a Safer Tomorrow - Increased Investment in... (+)
- 11/05/2011
The African Section of UCLG held its Executive Committee meeting on 26 April in Dakar, Senegal. Gathering 12 representatives of cities and associations of local governments from all African regions, the Executive Committee discussed the workplan of UCLGA highlighting nine major issues.   It has... (+)
- 05/05/2011
Bernard Stasi, founder of Cités Unites France that he has chaired for thirty years, passed away in Paris on 4th May 2011.  The members of UCLG express their heartfelt sadness and convey to his family and relatives their sincere condoleances. The contribution of Bernard Stasi to the... (+)
- 02/05/2011
At the aftermath of the horrible terrorist attack perpetrated in Marrakech on Jamâa El Fna Square, Thursday 28th April 2011 killing 16 people, the World Organisation United Cities and Local Governments expresses the solidarity and support of mayors and local authorities around the world... (+)
- 28/04/2011
The UCLG Asia-Pacific Executive Bureau that took place in Kovalam Beach, India, on 22-25 April 2011. The meeting focussing "People, places and opportunities towards sustainable Cities 2030" is an important step forward towards more active participation of Indian cities in UCLG.   Councillor Tansel... (+)
- 12/04/2011
Kadir Topbas, President of UCLG celebrates the call of the Habitat Executive director to stop seeing cities as a liability and rather to acknowledge its role of developer of culture, freedom and the place where citizens are able to develop their own life projects. Dr. Joan Clos who acknowledge the... (+)