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Migration - 20/06/2017
The Belgian government and the city of Mechelen will host a “Global Conference on Cities and Migrants” on the 16th and 17th of November 2017, together with the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the UN Human Settlements Program (UN Habitat) and United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) as institutional partners. (+)
espaces publics - 20/06/2017
CGLU colaboró durante los días 12 al 14 de junio en Barcelona en el Segundo Congreso Internacional de Paisaje Urbano, para representar el punto de vista de los gobiernos locales y regionales. (+)
- 12/06/2017
Europe’s leading forum on development and international cooperation, the European Development Days (EDD17), was held on 7 and 8 June 2017. UCLG, together with five major partner networks of local and regional governments that have a strategic partnership for development with the European Union – AIMF, CLGF, PLATFORMA, and the African regional section UCLG-Africa – represented local and regional governments as key partners for sustainable development. Our participation included a stand and different sessions on the importance of localizing the major development agendas. (+)
UCLG Learning Agenda - 09/06/2017
The two-day training of trainers Workshop on “Localizing the SDGs”, on 25th and 26th of May 2017 organized by the UCLG World Secretariat, was used to interchange about experience on localizing SDGs and to introduce the newly developed SDG toolkit. (+)
- 02/06/2017
The Fourth Report of the Global Observatory on Local Democracy and Decentralization (GOLD III) reviews the diverse realities of metropolitan areas, intermediary cities, regions, small municipalities and rural areas, with a view to guiding the implementation of the New Urban Agenda and the SDGs. The report, entitled ‘Co-creating the Urban Future"’, is now available online in English, French and Spanish from the GOLD and UCLG websites. (+)
A delegation of mayors took part in the United Nations 2nd Forum on Financing for Development Follow-Up (FfD Forum) in New York, from 23 to 25 May 2017. During the meeting the Global Taskforce reminded stakeholders of the commitments to local and regional governments in paragraph 34 of the Addis Ababa Action Agenda. (+)