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Global partnership for effective development cooperation
The Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation (GPEDC) is a multi-stakeholder platform to advance the effectiveness of development efforts by all actors, to deliver results that are long-lasting and contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). UCLG represents local and regional authorities in this Partnership. (+)
High-Level Policy Dialogue to Transform Municipal Finance in Málaga
Local Finance - 11/04/2018
On April 9, 2018, Parks Tau, President of UCLG, Judith Karl, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Capital Development Fund, and Francisco de la Torre, Mayor of Malaga led the discussion of the High-Level Dialogue held in Malaga. For UCLG, the meeting was an important step forward as part of its Finance Strategy to Reshape Local Finance. (+)
25 cities commit to work with the G20 in response to major global  challenges
U20 - 18/04/2018
Inaugural U20 Mayoral Summit to take place in Buenos Aires in October, ahead of the G20 Heads of State Summit hosted by Argentina (+)
A joint agenda for the Community of Practice on Transparency and Accountability for 2018
A meeting of United Cities and Local Governments’ (UCLG) Community of Practice on Transparency and Accountability, that works to develop knowledge and awareness initiatives on an issue, which is key for local and regional governments, took place in Madrid on the 12th of April 2018. The goal of this meeting was to establish a joint framework, which would allow for capacity development on open governance and public integrity at the local level, as well as generating partnerships both in the national and international spheres. (+)
UCLG strongly encourages its members to participate in the 2018 ECOSOC e-Discussion on 27 March – 8 April
ECOSOC - 29/03/2018
The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) are pleased to invite you all to participate in an electronic discussion (e-Discussion) to be held from today to 8 April 2018. (+)
UCLG and Metropolis participate in the UN-Habitat Expert Group Meeting on the follow-up of the implementation of the New Urban Agenda
New Urban Agenda - 29/03/2018
On March 20-23, 2018, UCLG was invited to participate in the Expert Group Meeting (EGM) on the Quadrennial Report on the Monitoring of the New Urban Agenda, organized by UN-Habitat with the collaboration of the Municipality of Granada and the support of the Andalusian Agency for International Development Cooperation, within the Government of Andalusia. (+)