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Human Rights - 29/10/2012
The Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights of the international organization United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG), the Centre for Social Studies (CES) of the University of Coimbra (Portugal), the municipalities of Saint-Denis and Aubervilliers, and the conurbation... (+)
Guangzhou Award - 23/10/2012
The Technical Committee of 2012 Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation today announced the result of the Guangzhou Award Technical Committee assessment. 15 short-listed initiatives and 30 deserving initiatives for the award were selected based on the criteria of innovativeness, effectiveness... (+)
Food security - 24/10/2012
The Organization of Regions United FOGAR (ORU – FOGAR) and its Core food security group, presided by the Basse-Normandy Region, co-organized the 2nd Summit of World Regions for Food Security, with the Municipality of Medellin and the Antioquia Province in Colombia. The Summit took place in... (+)
- 22/10/2012
Mr Gérard Collomb, Senator Mayor of Lyon and President of Greater Lyon, met Mr Kadir Topbas, Mayor of Istanbul and President of UCLG on Friday 14th October in Istanbul. This was the first time a delegation from Greater Lyon travelled to Istanbul and demonstrates the real commitment on behalf of... (+)
Post-2015 - 22/10/2012
This 11 – 12 October, in Johannesburg, South Africa, a first dialogue took place as part of the global thematic consultation on governance, as part of the post-2015 development agenda process. This African Regional Dialogue was hosted by the Pan-African Parliament and saw the participation of a... (+)
- 19/10/2012
Over 200 mayors and representatives from Latin America, Andorra, Spain and Portugal came together on 18th and 19th October in Madrid to mark the 7th Ibero-American Forum of Local Authorities. The key theme for this Forum was, “Local Policies of Business Promotion and Job Creation”. The... (+)