Local Governance

The Working Group on Responsible Tourism starts the program “tourist welfare”

Rolando Zapata Bello, Governor of the State of Yucatan, México, and President of the Working Group on Responsible Tourism and Sustainable Development started the “tourist welfare” program which objective is to boost social and community programs linked to the touristic activity.

Spirited training kicks off Champions' work

A two-day training at the headoffice of VNG International in The Hague signalled the start of the advocacy efforts to be undertaken by the UCLG Champions. It proved to be an inspirational couple of days for both trainers and trainees.​

UCLG Champions to promote local government development cooperation

On 16 and 17 January, the UCLG Capacity and Institution Building (CIB) Working Group will provide a training to a group of elected local government officials from around the world.

Johannesburg (South Africa) will host the 7th Edition of the Africities Summit

The Africities Political Commission met on 18 December 2013 in Brazzaville at the Conference Hall of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Republic of Congo.

The aim of this meeting was to choose the Host City of the Africities Summit to be held from 01 to 05 December 2015.

UCLG Women calls for increased participation of women in the construction of democracy

The UCLG Standing Committee on Gender Equality chaired by Anne Hidalgo, Deputy Mayor of Paris and Co-President of UCLG, came together on the 1st October in Rabat and called for the World Organization to defend the role of

New UCLG Presidency elected in Rabat

Attended by almost 3500 participants from 130 countries, the UCLG World Congress entitled “Imagine society, Build democracy” culminated on 4th October with the announcement of a new Presidency for the 2013-2016 mandate for UCLG , the world’s largest organisation of Mayors and local and re

The World Summit approaches, Registration open up to the 20th September!

The World Summit is approaching. In around one month the World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders of United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) will take place in the Moroccan capital Rabat from 1 to 4 October 2013.


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