The 2019 UCLG Peace Prize Jury
Peace, SDG16, SDG11 - 27/06/2019
The second edition of the UCLG Peace Prize received an outstanding number of applications from cities and regions from all continents. The diversity of peace initiatives from local governments is inspiring. The different, contexts and approaches show how important the role of local governments is in conflict prevention, peacebuilding and post-conflict reconstruction in fragile contexts all over the world. (+)
EDD - 19/06/2019
Under the theme ‘Addressing inequalities: building a world which leaves no one behind', the 13th edition of the European Development Days (EDD), Europe’s leading forum on international development cooperation, was held in Brussels on 18-19 June 2019. (+)
UCLG partnering with ICLD Academy for Local Democracy Sweden
Gender Equality, SDG5 - 19/06/2019
The city of UMEA; an intermediary city in the north of Sweden with a large internatonal Univesity was the host of the International Academy on local democracy, that takes place every 3 years. For the first time, UCLG was the institutional partner. (+)
Working session on gender equality in local government
UCLG Women, SDG5, genderequality - 17/06/2019
It will be celebrated a working session on gender equality in local government in Paris on 3rd July 2019. The members UCLG Standing Committee on Gender Equality and of UCLG Women are invited to participate in this event. (+)
European development days 2019
LocalizingSDGs, EDD, SDGs - 17/06/2019
Did you know that cities and regions play a key role in reducing inequalities all over the world? This year, the European Development Days (EDDs) are focusing on “Addressing inequalities: building a world which leaves no one behind”. Join us and discover how towns and regions are taking action on a daily basis to promote equality and shared prosperity in sustainable development! (+)
Cities are standing #WithRefugees
refugees, Migration, SDG11, SDG16 - 04/06/2019
On World Refugee Day to be celebrated on 20th June UCLG endorses the declaration that has been undersigned by over 150 cities around the world. (+)