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World Environment Day (WED) is the United Nations’ principal vehicle for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the environment. Many of the solutions to the challenges of climate change and urbanization are found in cities themselves. (+)
 Liverpool UCLG Executive Bureau 2014
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- 02/06/2014
The 2014 UCLG Executive Bureau will be taking place from the 17th to 19th June in Liverpool, United Kingdom by invitation from the Mayor of Liverpool, Mr. Joe Anderson, on the occasion of the International Festival of Business organized in the city of Liverpool throughout the months of June and July. The Spring Executive Bureau 2014 is held this year in conjunction with the International Festival for Business (IFB) organised by Liverpool. (+)
The Global Agenda of Local and Regional Governments for the 21st Century
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Post-2015, Habitat III - 02/06/2014
UCLG has produced a tool for local and regional governments to contribute to the post-2015 Agenda and the New Urban Agenda of Habitat III in 2016. This tool is designed to initiate a dialogue among sub-national governments and their partners around the new Urban Agenda, which should lead towards an advocacy strategy. (+)
tenth anniversary of UCLG
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- 30/05/2014
A winner has been chosen for the poster competition launched by UCLG to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the World Organization. The poster from the designer Marcal Prats has won by a majority vote of the jury. The general public also participated in choosing the winning piece, having voted for the posters that they liked best via the UCLG website. (+)
Basic Services for All in an Urbanizing World
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Basic Services for All in an Urbanizing World is UCLG’s third Global Report on Local Democracy and Decentralization (GOLD III). The three year study by UCLG highlights the urgent need to provide basic services the planet’s cities, whose population is set to grow by one and a half billion people over the next 15 years. (+)
#OurCitiesOurWorld Days at the UN ECOSOC
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​The conviction that sustainable urbanization must be at the core of the development agenda has been the general trend at the three-day UN ECOSOC Integration Segment in New York. The call for new partnerships with civil society and the need to utilise the transformative potential of cities. (+)

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