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- 26/07/2019
Since the founding Congress of Paris, culture has been at the heart of UCLG's policy agenda. (+)
3rd LRG Report, Towards the Localization of the SDGs, launched at 2019 HLPF
UCLG and the Global Taskforce presented on July 15 the third edition of the Towards the Localization of the SDGs report to the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF). The report builds on over 180 survey replies from 80 countries and the analysis of more than 140 VNRs since 2016. It shows steady improvement in the involvement of local and regional governments, while also underlining the need for more coordination and mobilization to leave no one and no place behind. (+)
HLPF - 25/07/2019
Last 15-17 July, the local and regional governments’ delegation articulated by UCLG, with over 120 representatives gathered through the Global Taskforce, attended the 2019 High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) to convey a message of urgency and hope: achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is possible if the role of local governments is recognized and resources for localization are unlocked.  (+)
Gender Equality at the heart of UCLG Work
Women, Gender Equality - 23/07/2019
On Wednesday 3rd of July, members of UCLG, met in Paris within the context of the annual meeting of United Cities France in order to discuss further development of gender equality activities for 2019 and beyond. (+)
Local action and leadership: the core of the transformation towards more sustainable, supportive and creative societies
Localizing SDGs - 22/07/2019
At the 2019 UN High-Level Political Forum (HLPF), local and regional governments will call for accelerated action to localize the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) (+)
Migration - 17/07/2019
In the framework of the MC2CM project, UCLG and its Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights, in partnership with UNICEF, are organizing an online seminar (webinar) on local challenges regarding the social inclusion of unaccompanied migrant minors. This webinar intends to offer a space for debate on this subject, as this is a major challenge shared by many local governments within the network. (+)