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Cities and local governments lead the actions on the role of culture in sustainable development
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Since the founding Congress of Paris, culture has been at the heart of UCLG’s policy agenda. That is why, following the success of the first and second UCLG Culture Summits, and considering the growing importance of culture in the framework of sustainable cities, the Executive Bureau of UCLG decided to convene a third UCLG Culture Summit in 2019. As the call for candidacies to host the 3rd edition of this Summit ended, the World Council of UCLG decided in Hangzhou (China) in December 2017 that the host city would be the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires (Argentina). (+)
ThinkEurope bilateral
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Intermediary Cities - 17/01/2019
The “Think Europe: Commitment 2030” summit, taking place in Soria (Spain) from 16-18 of January 2019, provides a space to reaffirm local governments’ commitment to the 2030 Agenda, and for reflecting around the necessary cooperation between spheres of government at the European level to achieve greater territorial and social cohesion. (+)
Think Europe, Commitment 2030: The key to rescuing social cohesion is in intermediary cities
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agenda 2030 - 17/01/2019
Think Europe-Commitment 2030: the Mayor of Soria, Carlos Martínez, aims to make the challenge of Europe understandable to citizens. (+)
UCLG pays homage to Pawel Adamowicz, Mayor of Gdańsk
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- 15/01/2019
The worldwide family of local and regional governments gathered in United Cities and Local Governments shares the sadness of the family of Mayor Paweł Adamowicz and the people of Gdańsk. United Cities and Local Governments joins European cities in the memorial today at noon. May the legacy of the Mayor live on and may his ideas and values on solidarity, freedom and democracy remain with the city of Gdańsk. (+)
Good Practices, Success Stories and Lessons Learned in SDG Implementation
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LocalizingSDGs, SDGs - 09/01/2019
Submit your contribution! Three years into the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and the sustainable development goals (SDGs), many Governments, UN entities, international and regional organizations, Major Groups and other Stakeholders, are planning or have initiated evidence-based stock-taking of progress. (+)
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New year - 20/12/2018
A message from Emilia Saiz, Secretary General of UCLG Dear UCLG Members and Partners, 2018, my first year as Secretary General, has been a thrilling experience, in which I witnessed how the team at the World Secretariat has endeavored to better connect with our membership. (+)

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