UCLG partnering with ICLD Academy for Local Democracy Sweden
Gender Equality, SDG5 - 19/06/2019
The city of UMEA; an intermediary city in the north of Sweden with a large internatonal Univesity was the host of the International Academy on local democracy, that takes place every 3 years. For the first time, UCLG was the institutional partner. (+)
Working session on gender equality in local government
UCLG Women, SDG5, genderequality - 17/06/2019
It will be celebrated a working session on gender equality in local government in Paris on 3rd July 2019. The members UCLG Standing Committee on Gender Equality and of UCLG Women are invited to participate in this event. (+)
European development days 2019
LocalizingSDGs, EDD, SDGs - 17/06/2019
Did you know that cities and regions play a key role in reducing inequalities all over the world? This year, the European Development Days (EDDs) are focusing on “Addressing inequalities: building a world which leaves no one behind”. Join us and discover how towns and regions are taking action on a daily basis to promote equality and shared prosperity in sustainable development! (+)
Cities are standing #WithRefugees
refugees, Migration, SDG11, SDG16 - 04/06/2019
On World Refugee Day to be celebrated on 20th June UCLG endorses the declaration that has been undersigned by over 150 cities around the world. (+)
The 5th Edition of the Biennale of Public Space
The 5th Edition of the Biennale of Public Space took place form 29 May to 1 June in Rome, in the old slaughterhouse, hosted by the Institute of Urbanism Italy INU, the architecture department University Roma Tre and the city of Rome. UCLG and UN Habitat have been involved in this process since the beginning, and in the charter of public space as well. Public space management and provision lies in the competence of local government in most of the cities of the world. (+)
UCLG defends the space of local governments in the Global Compact
Migración, Migration - 28/05/2019
At the Friends of the Forum (FoF) meeting in Geneva, UCLG strived to find a place for local governments in the follow up and implementation of the Global Compact for Migration (GCM). During a two-days meeting, UCLG raised the voice for local governments in the consultations about the modalities of the International Migration Review Forum (IMRF) and praised the efforts of the Mayors Mechanism to spur local to national dialogue in the urban governance of migration. (+)