Announcements

Nothing can justify the use of violence! #JeSuisCharlie
Announcements
- 08/01/2015
Mayors and local leaders around the world express their most sincere condolences and deepest sorrow to the Mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo, Co-President of UCLG, the City of Paris, the people of France, and the families and friends of the victims, following the tragedy that took place yesterday in the headquarters of Charlie Hebdo. (+)
Season Greetings from the Presidency of UCLG
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- 29/12/2014
On behalf of the whole Presidency and the UCLG team, I would like to wish you a happy Holiday Season and a peaceful New Year. 2014 has been a successful year for our World Organization which has seen renewed commitments from local leaders around the world and increased recognition of the role of local and regional governments in the international agenda. (+)
It's time to transform our cities and territories looking beyond Post 2015!
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2015 will be an unprecedented year for local and regional governments in the international agenda, with an unparalleled concentration of international policy-making processes covering a wide range of topics. Several significant international events will coincide with important processes that will take place within the Organization. (+)
UCLG Culture Summit in Bilbao
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During the last World Council meeting in Haikou, UCLG members highlighted that culture is key for social and economic development, as well as for human-scale cities. The first UCLG Culture Summit will be hosted by the City of Bilbao (Basque Country, Spain) from the 18-20 March 2015 with the title “Culture and sustainable cities”. (+)
Announcements
Climate change, COP21 - 18/12/2014
Press release -Paris and its partners ask the COP21’s future French presidency to organize a Cities and Local Governments Day during the COP21 at Le Bourget in December 2015. (+)
COP20 en Lima
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Climate change - 17/12/2014
The COP20 in Lima aimed to approve a draft text of the new international climate change agreement to be adopted at COP21 next year in Paris. The Lima Call for Climate Action was finally adopted after extra hours of discussions that ran into the weekend (+)

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