Announcements

Announcements
- 09/03/2022
The 3rd meeting of the Steering Committee of the World Observatory on Subnational Government Finance and Investment enjoyed a strong and active participation. Convened on Thursday 20 January in virtual format, the meeting gathered more than 80 participants: UCLG and the OECD, founders  and leaders of the Observatory, were joined by all of the Observatory’s technical and financial partners (UNCDF, AFD, the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs, GIZ, the DeLoG network, the Council of Europe Development Bank and the Asian Development Bank), representatives of national governments, UCLG's regional sections and committees, development banks, United Nations agencies and academics to take stock of the Observatory’s work and the ongoing preparation of its next publication, scheduled for mid-2022.  (+)
 UCLG STATEMENT ON THE ATTACK ON UKRAINE
Announcements
- 25/02/2022
The local and regional governments of our World Movement send a message of solidarity and support to the Ukrainian and Russian citizens, and we commit to guaranteeing the human rights of the displaced and refugee populations by relocating as many people as possible. (+)
Announcements
- 03/01/2022
At the UCLG Community of Practice of Digital Cities, which is chaired by the City of Bilbao, they have been working during the past months in the elaboration of the fourth edition of the “SMART CITIES SUDY 2021” which was officially presented during the World Congress held in November in Barcelona. (+)
Exchanges on local government financing mechanisms and information systems in West Africa
Announcements
From 11 to 14 October 2021, a regional workshop was held in Cotonou, Benin, to discuss the financing mechanisms of local and regional governments in West Africa. Organised by the National Commission on Local Finance - CONAFIL of Benin, with the support of the GIZ regional project on decentralisation in West Africa, in collaboration with UCLG Africa, UCLG and UNCDF, the event brought together some sixty participants from 8 countries in the region. (+)
Venice City Solutions 2030: from rethinking the SDGs to rethinking care work
Announcements
Venice City Solutions - 28/12/2021
Co-organised by UCLG, AICCRE, UNPD, UN-Habitat and the United Nations SDG Action Campaign, Venice City Solutions 2030 was hosted online and in Venice from the 2nd to the 3rd of December. (+)
Local and Regional Governments
Announcements
- 17/12/2021
Dear members, partners, colleagues and friends, It is a great pleasure to express my best wishes for the coming new year, as President of our World Organization of United Cities and Local Governments. It is with great excitement and commitment that I undertake this task of governing president of... (+)

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