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Smart Cities - 23/11/2020
The #CitiesAreListening experiences arise from the mandate to move from social distance to a world driven by communities. UCLG is working on developing a pact for the future: for people, for government, and for the planet. The #CitiesAreListening experience: Dialogue on a smart recovery in the post COVID-19 era, organized by UCLG took place on Wednesday, 18th November, in the framework of the Smart Cities Expo World Congress, this year: Smart Cities Live. (+)
Emergency Governance - 18/11/2020
UCLG, Metropolis and LSE Cities launch the second of a series of Policy Briefs that intend to foster discussion and critical review on how to govern complex emergencies from the local and regional level. (+)
A call to tackle violence against women and girls in urban spaces
genderequality - 19/11/2020
10 days to call for Violence Against Women and Girls in Urban Spaces. It’s time to turn the COVID-19 crisis into an opportunity to free our communities, cities and metropolises from gender violence. (+)
Local and regional governments address the key elements for a green recovery that leaves no-one and no place behind at the UCLG World Council.
During the UCLG World Council, mayors and partners addressed some of the key policy issues for the future of humanity as we enter the Decade of Action in three High-Level debates. The Ecological Transition, Addressing Inequalities, and Leading the way to the Recovery are strategic areas that are reflected in both the work plan of our World Organization for the coming year as well as in the renewal of our strategic documents and the development of our policy, research, and learning tools. These are the red thread that will inspire our action, feed our work plan and ensure we remain relevant for the members and the communities that need us. (+)
Facilitating a “Pact for the Future”: The role of the International Municipal and Regional Movement powered by UCLG
The 2020 UCLG World Council, hosted by the city of Guangzhou and the Chinese Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries, addressed the priorities of Local and Regional Governments in the COVID era and the role that the World Organization would need to play in empowering the membership. It further commemorated the anniversary of the Durban Declaration and the election of the Presidency. (+)
Online training on LED: IInnovation for cohesive territories Post Pandemic Recovery #BeyondTheOutbreak
DEL - 02/11/2020
UCLG's Committee on Local Economic and Social Development will offer an online mentored training addressing the issue of economic recovery after the crisis caused by COVID-19, especially from the perspective of innovation. (+)