Announcements

3rd World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction
Announcements
The preparations for the 3rd World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction that will take place from 14th to 18th March 2015 in Sendai, Japan are in full swing. Apart from the official round tables, several multilateral events focusing on local and urban resilience are being planned for the Conference. (+)
COP 20 Lima
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The climate negotiations, in the framework of the United Nations Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), will take place from 1 to 12 December in Lima, Peru. (+)
Mauricio Rodas, Mayor of Quito
Announcements
Local Governance - 02/12/2014
The World Council that met in Haikou on 26 November 2014 has appointed Mauricio Rodas, Mayor of Quito, Ecuador, Co-President of United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) until 2016. (+)
Global mayors compact
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On September 23, 2014, the Compact of Mayors was launched at the UN Secretary General’s Climate Summit in New York City by the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40), ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability (ICLEI), and UCLG. (+)
Winners of the Guangzhou Award for Urban Innovation
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Urban innovation - 01/12/2014
Antioquia, Bristol, Christchurch, Dakar and Hangzhou are the winners of the 2014 Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation. The results were announced on Friday 28 November during the award ceremony. (+)
Announcements
During the Executive Bureau and the World Council meetings in Haikou, members of UCLG debated the key issues that will define the international global agenda for local and regional leaders in the coming year. Around 400 representatives of local and regional authorities and their partners from 49 countries came together on this occasion. (+)

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