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Appointment of Emilia Saiz as UCLG Secretary General
UCLG - 08/12/2017
In view of the retirement of the current Secretary General Josep Roig, the UCLG Executive Bureau meeting in Hangzhou has appointed Emilia Saiz as Secretary General of the World Organization, following an international recruitment process. (+)
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UCLG - 07/12/2017
From 6 to 9 December 2017, the City of Hangzhou, China, hosted the UCLG World Council and Executive Bureau meetings at the invitation of Xu Liyi, Mayor of Hangzhou. The meetings gathered more than 400 participants and were held back-to-back with the Forum on Smart City and Big Data organized by the City of Hangzhou and the Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (CPAFFC). The Official Opening of the World Council took place on 7 December 2017. The Mayor of Hangzhou, XU Liyi, opened the World Council meetings together with the President of UCLG, Parks Tau and the Secretary General of CPAFFC, LI Xikui. (+)
ODS - 01/12/2017
As part of the Mercociudades Summit, in Cordoba, Argentina, the Latin American network Mercociudades and UCLG Learning coordinated a Training Module on Localizing and aligning the SDGs. (+)
- 12/12/2017
The UCLG World Council was held from 6 to 9 December in Hangzhou, China, at the invitation of Mayor of Hangzhou, XU Liyi. The UCLG World Council saw the inaugural sessions of the four newly created UCLG Policy Councils on Multilevel Governance, Resilience, the Right to the City, and Opportunities for All, which aim to increase political commitment on the major challenges faced by local governments around the world. (+)
 Finance and Financing for Development
Finanzas locales - 01/12/2017
On 29 November 2017, UCLG participated in an expert meeting organized by the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA), with the support of the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) and UN-Habitat on Subnational Finance and Financing for Development. (+)
World Council - 09/12/2017
The 2017 UCLG World Council gathered over 400 local officials and practitioners from 6 to 9 December 2017 in Hangzhou, China, at the kind invitation of Mayor Xu Liyi. (+)