United Cities and Local Governments will facilitate the inputs of local and regional authorities during the sessions of the 24th Governing Council of UN Habitat that will be held on 15-19 April in Nairobi, Kenya.
26 - 28 june 2013. Lille, France
The Local and Regional Governments Development Agenda
The United Nations Agency in charge of the Habitat Agenda (UN-Habitat) is holding its 24th Governing Council on 15-19 April in Nairobi, Kenya.
The United Nations and member states have made a strong call for participation in the post 2015 process in order to ensure that this process is open and inclusive by engaging all actors and guaranteeing that all voices are taken into account.
Every three years, the major association of cities and local governments around the world, UCLG, celebrates its biggest event and primary meeting point for local elected representatives and their partners.
As the 2015 deadline for the achievement of the 2005 Millennium Development Goalsapproaches the United Nations and the international community are preparing to define a new agenda that will follow on - the so-called Post 2015 agenda.
2012 has been a year of financial and economic hardship for many of the members of UCLG.
Over 300 members of UCLG from over 40 countries around the world are expected to participate in the UCLG World Council, taking place in Dakar (Senegal) on 4-6 December 2012, at the kind invitation of Khalifa Sall, Mayor of Dakar.