Announcements

Culture
Announcements
The process to elaborate the new Agenda 21 for culture was initiated by the Committee on Culture in 2013 through subsequent debates in Lille-Métropole, Buenos Aires and Rabat, and will continue in 2014, with meetings, seminars, articles, questionnaires and visits to pilot cities. (+)
World Council in Haikou
Announcements
Urban innovation - 01/08/2014
The 2014 UCLG World Council will be held in Haikou at the kind invitation of Mayor Ni Qiang, in conjunction with the Guangzhou Award. The Statutory Meetings to be held include the celebration of the Executive Bureau and World Council, 24-26 November in Haikou. The programme also contains Learning Events related to the Second Edition of the Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation, 27-28 November in Guangzhou. (+)
UNDP 2014 Human Development Report
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Persistent vulnerability threatens human development, and unless it is systematically tackled by specific policies and social norms, progress will be neither equitable nor sustainable. This is the central theme of the 2014 Human Development Report. (+)
UCLG Champions - 6th Steering Committee of GPEDC
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The Sixth Steering Committee of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation (GPEDC) met on 9th July in New York. It was the first time that UCLG and ORU FOGAR participated in the Steering Committee as full members since Busan. (+)
Call for Peace from the President of UCLG
Announcements
- 17/07/2014
As, is well known, local authorities are on the frontline when disasters or armed conflicts hit local people, and it is the responsibility of these authorities to meet the basic needs of people, ranging from provision of water and food to waste collection. (+)
Fatimetou Mint Abdel Malick,  first preparatory committee meeting of the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction
Announcements
The first preparatory committee meeting of the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction is held from 14 to 15 July 2014 at the Palais des Nations, in Geneva, Switzerland. (+)

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