Announcements

UN-Habitat 2013 Scroll of Honour Awards
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The agency’s Executive Director Dr. Joan Clos announced the call for entries for the award, winners of which are expected to be announced on World Habitat Day on 7 October 2013, while the Award presentation ceremony will be held during the closing of the Seventh Session of the World Urban Forum, to be held in Medellin, Colombia, on 11 April 2014. (+)
 “Cities, culture and future”
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Almost a decade after the creation of Agenda 21 for culture, and in the light of the new scenarios, the city of Buenos Aires, co-president of the Committee on culture of UCLG, organises an international seminar to discuss and to update the conceptual bases of the work of the Committee. The seminar will... (+)
World Summit of local and regional leaders
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Local Governance - 29/07/2013
In just over two months, between the 1st and 4th of October, local and regional leaders and elected representatives from all over the globe will gather in Rabat for the World Summit of Local and Regional leaders – the 4th UCLG Congress. The Summit will be a unique opportunity for... (+)
Announcements
- 26/07/2013
At the aftermath of the terrible train accident that took place in Santiago de Compostela (Galicia, Spain) on wednesday 24th July killing more than 70 people and injuying around 80, the World Organisation United Cities and Local Governments expresses the solidarity and support of mayors and local... (+)
UN Volunteers
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As part of UNV’s effort in the framework of the post-2015 process, UNV presents a concrete opportunity for civil society and youth in particular to speak up their voices. Starting August 1, UNICEF, UN-Habitat, the Major Group for Children and Youth and UNV will be moderating an e-... (+)
High‐Level Political Forum following Rio+20
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United Nations General Assembly agreed on July 2013, following Rio+20 Outcomes, to establish a new High‐Level Political Forum. UN Secretary‐General Ban Ki‐moon. “The Forum can provide the political leadership and action‐oriented recommendations we need to follow up on all the Rio recommendations and meet urgent global economic, social and environmental challenges.” (+)

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