In 2020, World Health Day will focus on the vital role played by nurses and midwives in providing health care around the world, and call for strengthen the nursing and midwifery workforce. Nurses and other health workers are at the forefront of COVID-19 response - providing high quality, respectf
Local and regional governments around the world are at the forefront of the current crisis, working together with communities and health authorities to mitigate the current outbreak of COVID-19 while maintaining a
In view of the increasing situations in which the integrity of local government and its representatives are undermined around the world and in which the fulfilment of the duties of local and regional governments is becoming increasingly difficult and continuously challenged:
The 74th session of the UN General Assembly will open on 17 September, and the high-level week will take place the following week, from Monday 23 to Friday 27.
From 18 to 25 September, the Association of Flemish Cities and Municipalities (VVSG) organises the second edition of its ‘Week of the Sustainable Municipality’.
It offers an open-access database from which first-hand information on local government finances can be extracted and compared between countries.
This year, Parliament has the challenge of approving major reforms, with an emphasis on pension, tax and political reforms.
The UN-Habitat Assembly was the first of its kind, replacing the traditional UN-Habitat Governing Council. The organized constituency of local and regional governments welcomed the universal membership o