Announcements

Announcements
The 18th International Conference of the International Observatory for Participatory Democracy (OIDP) will be held in Barcelona from 25 to 27 November. (+)
Global Village City Hall EDD
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European Comission, Women - 08/06/2018
The European Development Days (EDD), Europe’s leading forum on international development cooperation, was held in Brussels on 5-6 June 2018. Under the theme “Women and girls at the forefront of sustainable development”, this forum focused on the role of women and the need for their full and equal participation and leadership in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). UCLG, together with other 4 major Global Taskforce’s local government member organizations – its regional section UCLG Africa, as well as PLATFORMA, AIMF, CLGF - hold a stand and engaged in different sessions to showcase how the constituency is already taking action to localize Sustainable Development Goal 5 by promoting gender equality in local decision-making. (+)
letter to G7 leaders
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G7 - 01/06/2018
The G7 Summit is taking place on 7-8 June in Charlevoix, Canada. On the occasion of this event, mayors and leaders of local and regional governments, and metropolitan regions offer our support in an open letter to G7 leaders to address the range of critical issues facing your nations and, indeed, facing nations around the world. (+)
Imagining together a more sustainable urban future in the 1st UCLG World Forum of Intermediary Cities
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Intermediary City - 01/06/2018
The 1st UCLG World Forum of Intermediary Cities will take place from 5 to 7 July, in Chefchaouen (Morocco) under the invitation of the Mayor of Chefchaouen and President of the Forum, Mohamed Sefiani, and with the support of the Province of Chefchaouen and the Moroccan Ministry of Home Affairs.  The aim is to engage all levels of governance on the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and global agendas in the intermediary cities. Chefchaouen will host an interesting two-day debate on the role of local and regional governments in these issues. (+)
 Huelva strengthens “Peer Learning” in Public Services Management
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UCLG Learning Agenda - 01/06/2018
On May 14 and 15, the Andalusian Fund of Municipalities for International Solidarity (FAMSI) coordinated the international seminar in the city of Huelva "The management of local public services and the Sustainable Development Goals", gathering 120 national and international public managers from 14 countries in Latin America, the Caribbean and Africa, discussing the local government’s new global agenda and its concrete application in public services management. (+)
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UCLG Learning Agenda - 31/05/2018
The latest UCLG Learning tool “Mandala” has just been launched, and will be of great use for training sessions on SDG localization. The learning tool, which is based on members’ experience and has already been transferred to others, is the third of its kind (the first is on monitoring SDGs in communities and the second is on basic mapping for Intermediary-cities).  Mandala is particularly interesting for our local government association members. (+)

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