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CULTURE SUMMIT - 08/09/2021
Emilia Saiz, Secretary General of UCLG, and Zeynep Gül Ünal, Vice President of ICOMOS have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on 9th September, on behalf of President of UCLG Mohamed Boudra and President of ICOMOS Teresa Patrício in the framework of the fourth UCLG Culture Summit which has taken place in the city of Izmir, in Turkey, after the session “Local Governments and Cultural Heritage”. (+)
- 21/10/2022
One year after the signing the Memorandum of Understanding between the International Council of Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) and the United Cites and Local Governments (UCLG), the partnership between the two international organizations remain strong. Two recent events have shown this good collaboration. (+)
Urban20 - 06/09/2021
In a virtual meeting hosted on the 3rd of September 2021, 15 mayors and governors, and representatives from a total of 25 cities representing the world’s largest economies gathered as the Urban 20 (U20) Mayors Summit, convened by United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) and C40 Cities (C40), presented their vision for a green, just and local recovery from COVID-19 and urged their national leaders to work together to foster greater collaboration with cities and local governments to accelerate solutions to the climate, health, economic and social crisis. (+)
presidency holding the prop of the Pact for the Future
- 19/10/2022
The Local Multilateral System Has Come of Age   Our world is at a foundational moment. The pandemic placed us in front of an unprecedented scenario, but also gave us a renewed sense of purpose to deliver truly transformative action, to overcome the current levels of inequality, address the... (+)
Urban20 - 02/09/2021
The Urban 20 Communiqué urges G20 leaders to accelerate climate action ahead of COP26 and invest in the core tenets of a green and just recovery The U20 Communiqué calls for strengthening health systems and public services to ensure global and equitable access to vaccines The Communiqué calls on the G20 to foster social cohesion and equity and to move towards inclusive and prosperous societies (+)
UCLG calls for Human Rights to be preserved in Afghanistan and for women and girls to be protected
- 23/08/2021
The World Organization of United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG), gathering over 240.000 member worldwide expresses its deep concern about the ongoing situation in Afghanistan and the impact on the human rights and livelihoods of its people, in particular women and girls that might be again deprived from the most basic rights including, movement, work and education.  (+)