President of UCLG Dr.
“This pandemic shows that local service delivery is truly a backbone of the sanitary systems, that cannot solve crises like these by themselves.
Over 40 panelists, with local and regional leaders from all parts of our Network, as well as members from the Global Taskforce and ministerial representatives from all over the world, from the international system such as the Undersecretary General of the United Nations M
VLRs are an integral element that can contribute towards multilevel governance and the transformation necessary to achieve just, resilient, and sustainable cities, territories, and societies that leave no-one and no place behind in the aftermath of the crisis.
These reports are only possible thanks to the support of our members and all the information and knowledge they can share about their contribution to the implementation of the SDGs and the 2030 Agenda.
Organized by the Global Taskforce facilitated by UCLG with UNDESA and UN-Habitat, and co-sponsored by the Governments of Cameroon and Morocco, the Forum stressed the need for transformative action for the people and the planet.
The 74th session of the UN General Assembly will open on 17 September, and the high-level week will take place the following week, from Monday 23 to Friday 27.
Mayors met the UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres; the President of the General Assembly, María Fernanda Espinosa, and the Executive Director of UN-Habitat, Maimunah Sharif.