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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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On 3rd, 4th and 5th of July the 13th IOPD Conference, “Citizens for Sustainability”, was held in the Portuguese town of Cascais. The event, which was attended by some 400 participants from around twenty different countries, was chaired by the Mayor of Cascais, (+)
ECOSOC
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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
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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
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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. (+)

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