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Housing - 30/07/2018
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.  (+)
Asia Pacific local and regional leaders elect the first woman President of UCLG ASPAC
- 17/09/2018
Over 1000 participants from 40 countries gathered in Surabaya, Indonesia, on 12-15 September 2018, on the occasion of the 7th ASPAC Congress, around the topic “Innovation Driven Development for Sustainable Cities”. During three days, mayors, local and regional leaders, international agencies, and many other stakeholders from the local development and international cooperation spheres discussed on practices and the challenges of sustainable development at the local level. (+)
Regions lead the localization of Agenda 2030 for the territorialization of the SDGs
On 17 and 18 September, the conference "Territorializing the development agenda" will take place in the City of Rosario, at the invitation of the Governor of Santa Fe and President of the UCLG Forum of Regions, Miguel Lifschitz. This meeting between different levels of governance, co-organized by the Province of Santa Fe and UCLG's Forum of Regions, will allow local and regional governments to share experiences and strategies on localizing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in territories. (+)
In San Francisco, united mayors from around the world step up climate action
Climate change - 14/09/2018
Thousands of local actors, including around 100 local elected leaders from all regions of the world came together at the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco, United States, from 12 to 14 September to recognize the important contributions that cities and sub-national states are making to solve the global climate change crisis, together with the business community.  (+)
UCLG Statement: Support to Argentinia municipalities
comunicado - 12/09/2018
The world organisation of United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) wishes to convey its solidarity with all the municipalities of Argentina during the difficult financial times that the South American country currently faces. The UCLG calls on all spheres of government in Argentina to engage in an... (+)
Urban 20 Mayors Summit: Urban issues reaching the G20 agenda
Urban 20 - 10/09/2018
The first Urban 20 Mayors Summit will take place in the City of Buenos Aires, in October 29-30. Through the Urban 20 (U20) initiative, cities will be contributing to the G20 process more than ever before, as it is conceived as a space for dialogue and cooperation between major cities and the G20 national governments. (+)