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Resilience Learning Modules - tools to advance the development of system-based strategies and action plans
Announcements
- 25/10/2021
October 13 is the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, an agenda that sadly gained global prominence in the last two years due to the pandemic and its cascading effects. Building on the practical experience of its membership and partners, UCLG has gone beyond a campaign, training the network to develop DRR and resilience strategies in practice, through peer-learning and playful methodologies. (+)
Announcements
- 30/09/2021
UCLG, Metropolis and LSE Cities just launched the fourth Policy Brief of their joint Emergency Governance Initiative. In this occasion, the focus is placed on multilevel governance and cooperation between different tiers of government during complex emergencies such as COVID-19, climate change and social crises. Putting forward key principles for the governance of increasingly recurrent and complex emergencies, the Policy Brief proposes concrete recommendations based on direct engagement with LRG representatives and international partners. (+)
Announcements
- 22/10/2021
Local and Regional Governments Day, “Inclusive and sustainable urban food systems for urban and territorial development”, on the occasion of the United Nations Food Systems Summit and Strengthening Territorial Food Systems to enable the Right to Food on the occasion of the 7th Global Forum of the Milan Urban Food Policy Pact (+)
Announcements
- 22/10/2021
From 5 to 8 October 2021, the UCLG World Forum of Intermediary Cities took place under the title ”Life Systems for a Resilient Future”,  hosted by the City of Kütahya, in line with the trends identified during the 1st World Forum and laid out in the Chefchaouen Declaration. (+)
Increasing quality of life for people  and for planet via sustainable urban mobility
Announcements
- 21/10/2021
Virtual event on the occasion of the United Nations Global Sustainable Transport Summit (+)
Announcements
- 18/10/2021
In remembrance of the lives lost in shipwrecks in the Mediterranean, Emilia Saiz, UCLG Secretary General and Med Aydi Wajdi, Vice Mayor of Sfax and Policy Councillor of the Policy Council on the Right to the City and Inclusive Territories, joined on 3rd October the relatives of the victims and students from all over Europe in Lampedusa to call for memory and dignity as grounding basis to transform the rules and make migration work for all. This year, the commemoration saw the inauguration of the 'Peace Walk' by Totò Martello, Mayor of Lampedusa, and Emilia Saiz. This pathway, leading to Capo Grecale lighthouse and other artistic and social sites, marks a symbolic turning point towards a joint municipalist effort to promote human-rights based approaches to human mobility as part of the Lampedusa Charter Process. (+)

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