Three different zoom windows displaying: 1) UCLG Secretary General 2) UCLG President 3) UCLG Presidency hand waving goodbye
- 25/02/2021
The first meeting of the UCLG Presidency for the year 2021 took place in the framework of our Annual Retreat: A global community that cares. An exercise of open windows and open minds that brought the engines of the network together with participants from over 70 countries, coming from 210 cities, more than 60 Associations, and over 620 participants throughout the week. (+)
Zoom participants watching a shared screen with a graphic on the systemic perspective of resilience.
- 24/02/2021
After a year since the Peer Learning on Resilience with associations in Central America and the Caribbean, the UCLG Learning team carried out the first Training of Trainers in Spanish based on the new resilience module. This module reflects a long process of collaboration with UCLG Associations and partners, building on practices, knowledge and experiences from across the network. This time, members of FLACMA (Latin American Federation of Cities, Municipalities and Associations, for its acronym in Spanish) interested in training on resilience strategies participated from Chile (AChM), Costa Rica (UNGL), Bolivia (AMB), Colombia (FCM), Ecuador (AME), Peru (FEMULP), Mexico (FENAMM) and Spain (FEMP). (+)
Declaration on the situation in Myanmar
- 23/02/2021
Following the Statement issued in February, the membership of United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) continues to closely monitor the increasingly concerning events in Myanmar. In solidarity with the people of Myanmar, UCLG urges the respect of rule of law and the results of the democratic elections but in particular the protection of the lives of the population. UCLG hopes representatives of local authorities will be able to assume the legitimate mandate entrusted to them by the people of Myanmar. (+)
Gallery of participants of the event on Zoom digital platform
- 18/02/2021
The Effective Institutions Platform (EIP) hosted a virtual knowledge-sharing session on 11 February, on learning through interconnected systems. UCLG Learning shared insights on the ways in which monitoring, evaluation and learning can be used to connect organizational systems via peer-to-peer (P2P) learning contributes to problem-solving and institutional change. (+)
UCLG will open its windows for the 2021 Retreat
UCLG Retreat - 05/02/2021
The 2021 Retreat will take to heart the message that UCLG A Global Community that Cares. The discussions that will take place during the week-long gathering will aim at showcasing how our communities are working for the people, for the planet, for government, and for the future. (+)
On behalf of over 10,000 cities around the world, the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy (GCoM) welcomes President Biden’s decision to re-enter the U.S. into the Paris Agreement. (+)