Announcements

Announcements
The Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation (GPEDC), established in December 2011 during the Fourth High Level Forum in Busan, will hold its first ministerial meeting on 15-16 of Abril 2014 in Mexico City. The meeting will address the governance of the Partnership. (+)
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.
Announcements
Development Agenda - 10/03/2014
The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) will hold negotiation sessions in Bonn, Germany, from 10 to 14 March. The Bonn session will be critical for local and regional governments to continue building the momentum to the COP-20 in Lima and COP-21 in Paris. (+)
2015 UCLG Culture Summit
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The UCLG members and Partners are invited to submit candidacies to host the “UCLG Culture Summit ”, to be celebrated between January and April 2015. Since the founding Congress of Paris, culture has been at the heart of UCLG with the adoption of the Agenda 21 for culture (May 2004), the Policy Statement “Culture: Fourth Pillar of Sustainable Development” (+)
UCLG Women
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Equality - 07/03/2014
UCLG is convinced that communities in which all citizens are empowered to participate in social, economic and political opportunities are instrumental in the eradication of poverty. Achievements of the MDGs, in particular those related to women’s advancement are often linked with the quality of basic service provision that local governments are able to offer. (+)
Technical cooperation between cities and their associations
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UCLG, in partnership with academia, NGOs, development agencies and donors, are encouraging technical cooperation between cities and their associations in order to gain insights into ways to further support the professionalization of decentralized cooperation. (+)
Local and regional governments at the UN Development Cooperation Forum
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This year the fourth UN DCF will take place in July in New York and advance global dialogue on the future of development cooperation in the post-2015 era. Every two years, the UN Development Cooperation Forum (UN DCF) is being held by the United Nations Economic and Social Council. (+)

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