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- 11/04/2011
The regular annual meeting of the United Nations Advisory Committee of Local Authorities (UNACLA) took place on Sunday 10 April. This was the first regular meeting of UNACLA Chaired by Executive Director of UN-Habitat, Joan Clos. He expressed the need to strengthen the ties between local authorities and... (+)
- 01/04/2011
Pursuant to the Cancun agreements adopted last December 2010, Parties are gathering in UN offices in Bangkok from 3 to 8 April. UCLG is ensureing that local authorities voice and participation in this round of negotiation that has an unusual format as starting by 3 days of specific workshops on:... (+)
- 31/03/2011
Around 68 Cities and 200 local governments practitioners from three UCLG Sections Asia Pacific, MEWA and EuroAsia have come together in Istanbul at the 2nd Asian Mayors Forum to discuss the impact of the Financial Crises.   Among the participants we can count Baghdad- Bangkok- Bishkek-Budapest-... (+)
- 30/03/2011
"You can trust me that local and regional authorities will be well represented in the European Commission communication on development cooperation due out this autumn, announced European commissioner for development, Andris Piebalgs, at the occasion of Platforma’s event "Two years of European... (+)
- 22/03/2011
The objective of World Water Day 2011 is to focus international attention on the impact of rapid urban population growth, industrialization and uncertainties caused by climate change, conflicts and natural disasters on urban water systems. This year theme, "Water for cities: Responding to the urban... (+)
- 14/03/2011
With the presence of Manuel Chaves, Third Vice-president and Minister of Territorial Policy and Public Administration of Spain, Joan Clos, Executive Director of UN-Habitat, Pedro Castro, Mayor of Getafe and President of the Spanish Federation of Municipalities and Provinces, Antoni Fogué,... (+)

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