Announcements

ECOSOC
Announcements
Local Governance, Post-2015 - 17/07/2013
The annual ministerial review of the ECOCOC was dedicated this year to: Science, technology and innovation, and the potential of culture, for promoting sustainable development and achieving the Millennium Development Goals. (+)
What future do Local and Regional Governments want
Announcements
Local Governance - 15/07/2013
Only 78 days to go! As the World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders approaches, UCLG is offering citizens all over the world the opportunity to participate in the central debates of this global event. To facilitate active citizen participation, we have created the Twitter hashtag #Rabat2013 to bring together all of the news, comments and contributions on the Summit’s theme, ‘Imagine Society, Build Democracy’. (+)
Strengthening the Capacity of City Officials for Urban  Adaptation and Resilience
Announcements
A one-week course called "Strengthening the Capacity of City Officials for Urban Adaptation and Resilience" is planned for the staff of local governments. There are full scholarships available to cover the costs for participants from low- and middle-income nations. (+)
 Rio+20
Announcements
Rio+20, Local Governance - 11/07/2013
The Member States are currently working and negotiating, in the follow up of Rio+20 process, involving local and regional authorities. International Conferences and processes led by the United Nations are intergovernmental by nature as the only official actors of the UN international processes... (+)
Steering Committee of GOLD III report
Announcements
The third and final Steering Committee of the forthcoming report of the Global Observatory on Local Democracy and Decentralization (GOLD) on basic local services took place on 4-5 July 2013 at the UCLG World Secretariat, in Barcelona. (+)
 Rabat World Summit
Announcements
As previously announced, the 4th Congress of United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) – 2nd World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders will take place on 1-4 October 2013 in Rabat, Morocco. Over 3000 local and regional government representatives will gather to... (+)

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