All News

- 08/03/2019
The UCLG Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights of UCLG publishes, on the occasion of Women's Day, a joint declaration by the mayors of Mexico City, Montreal and Barcelona: (+)
- 11/03/2019
Local and Regional Governments mourn the loss in the tragic crash of flight ET 302 (+)
Urban 20 cities met in Milan to prepare for the Mayors Summit in Tokyo
Urban20 - 07/03/2019
After a successful first U20 Mayors Summit in Buenos Aires last October, U20 Sherpas met in Milan on 5-6 March to prepare this year’s Summit, which will be hosted by Tokyo as the 2019 U20 Chair. U20 Sherpas discussed the group’s policy priorities on climate action, social inclusion, and economic growth, and agreed on reinforcing the link between those and the Sustainable Development Goals. (+)
Water sanitation - 04/03/2019
On the occasion of the World Water Day, UCLG reaffirm that access to water is a fundamental right everywhere, and it needs to be claimed as such even in the richest countries and in cities with sufficient resources, where too many people still suffer from very limited access to water and remain... (+)
El Compromiso de Sevilla: pone la acción local en el centro de la agenda mundial del desarrollo
Localizing SDGs - 04/03/2019
From the 25th to 27th of February a high level international meeting was held in Seville (Spain) to discuss the localization of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This meeting, planned by the governments of Spain, Ecuador and Cape Verde in collaboration with the United Nations  Local Initiative 2030 as well as with the participation of the Global Taskforce (GTF) of Local and Regional Governments was attended by the UN Assistant Secretary-General and proved to be an important milestone ahead of the high-level political forums to be held in New York in July and September. (+)
Localising the SDGs: Local governments, associations and networks meet to improve Local and Regional Reports
LocalizingSDGs - 18/02/2019
On February 12th and 14th, during UCLG’s 2019 Retreat, UCLG’s regional sections and committees, local and regional governments, and members of the Global taskforce participated in two workshops to enhance collective impact of monitoring and reporting on the localization of SDGs from the perspective of local and regional governments. The Retreat was the opportunity to collectively reflect upon the progress made, take stock of ongoing experiments, share lessons learned and lay the groundwork towards the HLPF Summit and the UCLG World Congress. (+)