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Gallery of participants at the zoom conference
- 23/03/2021
In the framework of the 65th session of the Committee on the Status of Women (CSW65), UCLG fostered a gathering on the importance of the participation of women and feminist leaders in politics and decision-making as a key factor to enable governing with empathy, to prioritizing the public in direct response to the needs and aspirations of the people and communities. (+)
A feminist municipal movement needs to put care at the center: A call for the full involvement of women in public life
csw, genderequality - 19/03/2021
As we are entering the recovery phase of the pandemic, the need to foster women’s participation in decision-making has become even more urgent, as has the need to rethink the type of priorities to be placed at the center of the political and social debate. The rethinking of the future “normal” necessitates redefining priorities towards the people, the planet, and the government. (+)
Resilience Module reaches UCLG-ASPAC cities with interactive training of trainers’ approach
The roll-out of the Resilience Learning Module continues with three-day training co-facilitated by UCLG-ASPAC and UCLG’s Learning team between March 9-11 counting with the participation of 25 representatives from eight Asia-Pacific local governments and five national LRG associations. (+)
- 16/03/2021
It is with deep sadness that we learnt of the passing of Dr. Jonas Kouamouo, vice-dean of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of the Mountains and Mayor of the Bangangté Commune. (+)
UCLG will participate at SDG Global Festival of Action
LocalizingSDGs - 12/03/2021
The SDG Global Festival of Action, organized by the UN SDG Action Campaign, aims to find and promote new ways to implement the SDGs and to inspire, mobilize and connect people and organizations. In this fifth edition and under the theme of "Turn-it-around", the Festival will gather over 20.000 SDG enthusiasts and practitioners, including leaders, change agents, activists and private sector representatives from over 150 countries.   (+)
African women: a force behind our equality driven movement
Gender Equality - 11/03/2021
In a decade where the push for gender equality and women’s rights across the continent has been met with challenges, the establishment of the Network of Locally Elected Women of Africa (REFELA) has been a beacon to defend women’s rights and participation in public life in the region. (+)