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Increasing quality of life for people  and for planet via sustainable urban mobility
- 21/10/2021
Virtual event on the occasion of the United Nations Global Sustainable Transport Summit (+)
- 18/10/2021
In remembrance of the lives lost in shipwrecks in the Mediterranean, Emilia Saiz, UCLG Secretary General and Med Aydi Wajdi, Vice Mayor of Sfax and Policy Councillor of the Policy Council on the Right to the City and Inclusive Territories, joined on 3rd October the relatives of the victims and students from all over Europe in Lampedusa to call for memory and dignity as grounding basis to transform the rules and make migration work for all. This year, the commemoration saw the inauguration of the 'Peace Walk' by Totò Martello, Mayor of Lampedusa, and Emilia Saiz. This pathway, leading to Capo Grecale lighthouse and other artistic and social sites, marks a symbolic turning point towards a joint municipalist effort to promote human-rights based approaches to human mobility as part of the Lampedusa Charter Process. (+)
Cities and local and regional cultural leaders meet in Izmir to shape the future of humanity
- 28/09/2021
Over a year and a half after the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, one of the most difficult crises of the 21st century, UCLG met physically and online for the first time in Izmir, Turkey, for the 4th edition of the UCLG Culture Summit. (+)
 Participants smile with their thumbs during the last live session of the Resilient City training program.
- 27/09/2021
Between September 6-26, participants from 22 cities took part in the Resilient City training program coordinated by the Seoul Metropolitan Government, UCLG, and Metropolis, with the support of UCLG-ASPAC. (+)
UCLG World Forum of Intermediary Cities
Intermediary Cities - 22/09/2021
Following the preparatory meetings held last July, the Second World Forum of Intermediary Cities, “Life Systems for a Resilient Future”, is taking place on 5-8 of October, in Kütahya, Turkey. (+)
- 20/09/2021
It is with a most heavy heart that the global municipal family received the news of the untimely passing of the newly-elected Mayor of Johannesburg, Mr. Jolidee Matongo, who lost his life in a car accident. (+)