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Annual Retreat live
Announcements
- 20/02/2017
The third edition of the Annual Retreat & Campus is taking place in Barcelona, the home of the organization’s World Secretariat, from 20 to 24 February 2017. (+)
German municipalities begin to localize the SDGs
Announcements
SDGs - 13/02/2017
On the 8th of February 2017, the UCLG World Secretariat was invited to share its global strategy for SDG localization and get feedback on local experiences at an exchange in Dortmund, Germany. (+)
Global Migration Map
Announcements
- 06/02/2017
There are a wide range of local inclusion policies, but all are the result of the proximity of local institutions to the communities they serve, including the migrant population. The cities and towns of UCLG, meeting on the 2nd of February in Barcelona for a dialogue on migrations, development, diversity and social cohesion, express our solidarity with the cities that are meeting the needs of immigrant and refugee populations, often going beyond their official responsibilities to ensure access to basic services and to guarantee human rights. (+)
Announcements
- 06/02/2017
The secretariats of the UCLG Committees and Working Groups participated in a two-day campus on 26-27 January 2017 in Barcelona, in the framework of the redefinition of UCLG’s strategic priorities. (+)
Bridges Not Walls
Announcements
- 01/02/2017
In the context of the deepening global migration crisis, United Cities and Local Governments calls for the protection of the values that unite us. Over recent days, many mayors and councillors among UCLG members have spoken out against the fate of the most vulnerable at our borders. Citizens across the world have also mobilized to demand that human rights are protected. (+)
UCLG Peace Prize
Announcements
- 31/01/2017
Following the award ceremony of the first UCLG Peace Prize, last October at the UCLG Congress in Bogotá (Colombia), a publication to make available the wealth of good approaches in peacebuilding has been published. It was presented at the new year’s reception of VNG International, where a first copy was handed to Mr. Mpho Parks Tau, UCLG’s new President. (+)

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