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This blog is a space for knowledge-sharing, opinion, advocacy and debate, both between UCLG members and the wider international local and regional government community. Contributions and comments are welcome from anyone who is interested in how sub-national governments can make the world a better place for their citizens.

Read on to discover the most varied, up-to-date and innovative initiatives of local governments and their partners from across the globe.

Cooperación descentralizada y servicios públicos
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- 27/02/2015
La cooperación descentralizada es un instrumento privilegiado para contribuir a los desafíos de los gobiernos locales en cuanto a garantizar un acceso universal y de calidad a los servicios públicos, promoviendo una mayor equidad y solidaridad y velando por la sostenibilidad ambiental. (+)
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The case study of the Greater London Authority (GLA)’s equality policy, developed by the Inclusive Cities Observatory, analyzes the GLA equality policy started in 2000 under the mayoralty of Ken Livingstone (2000-08). The policy continues under the current mayor, Boris Johnson. (+)
On the road to Paris
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Climate change - 26/02/2015
The UN climate negotiations in Geneva concluded successfully with a formal draft negotiating text agreed (PDF) that will serve as the basis for further deliberations in the run-up to the 21st Conference of the Parties in Paris. (+)
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As poor families face the greatest development challenges, and are also most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, Paul Steele (IIED) and Aaron Atteridge (SEI) argue that their perspectives must be taken into account in providing finance. (+)
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This week, Dakar was all ready to celebrate a financial achievement that hardly gets noticed in today’s world when it happens in New York, Frankfurt or Tokyo. But it represented a first for cities in Senegal, as well as the great majority of Africa’s nations. (+)
The Indonesian coastal city of Bandar Lampung
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As cities in Asia face up to the challenges of a changing climate, municipal authorities are finding partnerships with researchers can help inform practice and policy. (+)

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