Local Governance

Europeanization and Multilevel Governance: Trying to Make Sense of International Activities of European Local Governments

By Arnau Gutiérrez Camps, Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Spain. International Relations of Province of Barcelona, Spain- @arnaugutierrez


New UCLG Co-President elected

The World Council that met in Haikou on 26 November 2014 has appointed Mauricio Rodas, Mayor of Quito, Ecuador, Co-President of United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) until 2016.

United Regions attend the Seminar on International Action of Local Governments in Iberoamerica

During the opening of the “Seminar on International Action of Local Governments in Iberoamerica”, held in Mexico City on the 10th of November, the governor of State of Mexico, Eruviel Ávila, announced his state’s intention to join to ORU-Fogar. The governor, who had previously held a work

Check out CEMR infographic on "The European Commission and its impact on local government"

Did you know that 11 EU commissioners out of 28 are former mayors or local councillors? Did you know that each citizen contributes on average € 0,27 per day to the European cohesion funds? And did you know that the EU affects 60% of items on local council agendas?

Turin communiqué highlights the essential role of local and regional governments in the implementation of the Post-2015 agenda

The Localization of the Post-2015 Agenda global consultation process culminated on the 14th and 15th October with a High Level Global dialogue in Turin attended by eighty representatives of national

The 'Barcelona Declaration' highlights the important role of local governments in international migration policies

The first Mayoral Forum on Migration, Mobility and Development, held in Barcelona on 19-20 June, agreed that migration is a rising phenomenon, in particular urban and cross-border migration.

UCLG participates in the 6th World Regional Governments Summit in Colombia

The 6th World Regional Governments Summit, which took place in Cartagena de las Indias, Colombia, within the framework of the General Assembly of the Organization of Regions United-Forum of Regional Governments and


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