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The city of Mexico hosts the 3rd ceremony of the International Award UCLG
On 18 October 2018, the award ceremony of the 3rd edition of the International Award UCLG - Mexico City - Culture 21 took place. Co-organized by UCLG and Mexico City, this award recognises leading cities and individuals who have distinguished themselves through their work on culture and sustainable development. (+)
Housing - 16/11/2018
Our constituency lived a historical turning point last 15 and 16 July, when a group of major global cities brought to the UN a firm pledge for the Right to Housing in the form of the Declaration “Cities for Adequate Housing”. This global call to action builds on the #MakeTheShift campaign, launched by the UN Rapporteur on Adequate Housing.  (+)
UCLG participated in the Habitat III+2 International Meeting in Quito
From 1 to 3 October, local and regional leaders gathered in the city of Quito as part of the "Quito International Meeting City Laboratory Habitat III". During the event, participants discussed climate change and sustainable development, local economic development, preservation of cultural heritage and the localization of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the local level. UCLG participated in this meeting and facilitated a learning session to promote local economic development. (+)
UCLG will be at the Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona!
UCLG and the Smart City Expo World Congress have been collaborating on several editions. For the 2018 edition, UCLG, as supporting institution, is organizing a series of sessions in order to promote the leading role of cities towards sustainable development. The sessions will focus the importance of integrated approaches that contribute to the creation of more liveable urban environments, through a process of localization of the Global Agendas at local level. (+)
The World Forum on Urban Violence calls on cities to grow into their role as peacekeepers
Peace - 13/11/2018
The Second edition of the World Forum on Urban Violence and Education for Coexistence and Peace was held in Madrid, at the invitation of Mayor Manuela Carmena. United Cities and Local Governments was part of the organizing committee of the event, which gathered over 400 local government officials from more than 35 different countries, as well as Nobel Peace laureates, and experts on peacebuilding from all the world, and served as a frame of action to prevent and transform conflicts and reduce urban violence. (+)
UCLG Regions supports the Provincial Council of Guipúzcoa in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda
On the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, the Provincial Council of Guipúzcoa held a workshop in San Sebastian with more than 40 representatives and volunteers from associations throughout the province, in order to share its strategy to align its public policies with the 2030 Agenda, and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Provincial Council is carrying out an analysis of the Strategic Management Plan under the perspective of the SDGs, associating its strategic objectives with those established by the global agendas. (+)