Announcements

Announcements
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. Local and regional governments are now demanding coordinated action to tackle speculation and the growing power of global corporations over real estate market and life in the contemporary city. To put this call into concrete actions, UCLG will be facilitating a community of practice for local governments across the world to agree on diagnoses and to share practices and policies. (+)
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- 13/08/2018
It is with deep sadness that the UCLG family has received the news of the passing of Cézar Busatto, former Secretary of Political Coordination and Local Governance of Porto Alegre and Secretary of the Government of the State of Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil), economist, former Member of... (+)
UCLG needs your help to identify the Hero City!
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Climate change - 10/08/2018
Local leaders have a history of leading from the bottom up in combatting climate change and of raising awareness at local level. (+)
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Learning - 09/08/2018
UCLG was invited to support UN Habitat and the Chinese Authority for urban planning (CAUPD) during a series of conferences and meetings on sustainable urbanization. As acknowledged by the Asian Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) urban sustainable development is necessary for long-term economic stability in the region that has seen an important real estate boom over the last decade.  (+)
UCLG participates in UN Habitat review meeting in Japan
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Learning - 09/08/2018
The UN guidelines shift on urban and territorial planning will benefit local authorities. (+)
Make the shift HLPF
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Housing - 16/07/2018
Last Sunday, 15 July, UCLG and its Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights co-organized a special session on the Right to Housing as a preview of the Local and Regional Governments’ Forum held in parallel to the High Level Political Forum (New York, 15-18 July), in partnership with the UN Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR). (+)

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