Announcements

Guaranteeing equity and access to all in the post-COVID era
Announcements
- 22/05/2020
Despite the best efforts of many local leaders, our cities are generally not designed with everybody in mind. (+)
Announcements
- 05/05/2020
Local and regional governments are playing a key innovative role in giving impetus to the maintenance and reactivation of local economic development systems. They are taking the lead in providing financial support to economic actors as well as to the most vulnerable citizens by fostering social dialogue together with civil society in the economic recovery. (+)
Announcements
- 15/05/2020
Local public delivery is often overlooked in the public debate, but it is a critical aspect of how we live especially during the pandemic. Public workers on the frontline have carried out their essential tasks, which have been critical to support the implementation of sanitary measures.  The thirteenth thematic live learning experience paid attention to the important role of public workers and to hear the perspective of local governments and workers experience as the first line of public provision. (+)
Leading-edge governments, webinar on crisis management and SDGs implementation
Announcements
gobiernos locales - 04/05/2020
UCLG's Secretary General, Emilia Saiz, was invited to be part of this virtual seminar that brings together 21 experts to share their governance experience and knowledge specifically on issues of crisis management, implementation of Sustainable Development Goals, and successful governance plans. (+)
Safeguarding Digital Rights when Applying COVID-19 Related Technologies
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Ciudades Digitales - 15/05/2020
As UN Secretary-General António Guterres said recently, the post-COVID19 world will be more digital than before. He views human rights as key to shaping the pandemic response, in terms of the public health emergency and the broader impact on people’s lives and livelihoods. Human rights put people at the center of this crisis. Therefore, while acknowledging the important, instrumental role that digital technologies can play in containing and resolving the current crisis, their application should significantly consider digital rights. (+)
Announcements
- 04/05/2020
UCLG would like to recall its Durban Motion in solidarity with the Mayor of Bamako who is still under detention after having been declared innocent in a first trial. In view of the proving times the world is undergoing and mindful of the health challenges that detention facilities all over the world... (+)

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