Announcements

World Summit of local and regional leaders
Announcements
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
Announcements
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
Announcements
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.” (+)
Announcements
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
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. (+)

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