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As Local Economic and Social Development are increasing priority in local governments agenda, UCLG has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the United Nations International Labour Organization ILO. The ILO is the international organization responsible for drawing up and... (+)
- 20/11/2012
The four main European associations of local and regional government* are deeply concerned about the impact a reduction in the European Union budget would have on the future of cohesion policy.  They therefore call on national governments to maintain the cohesion budget at €339 billion, as... (+)
Social Inclusion - 16/11/2012
We are pleased to announce today the launch of the new website of the Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights: More accessible and attractive, the new portal has been conceived to facilitate from the home page an easier access to the website contents... (+)
Guangzhou Award - 27/11/2012
The 2012 Metropolis Board of Directors meeting held in Guangzhou was officially brought to a close on the 17 November, hosting over 500 national and international participants and urban thought leaders. One year after the launch of the Metropolis Initiatives, Guangzhou became the perfect occasion to... (+)
Guangzhou Award - 16/11/2012
The Guangzhou Award jury announced the five Award winners: Kocaeli, Turkey, Lilongwe (Malawi), Seoul (South Korea), Vancouver (Canada) and Vienna (Austria). The Guangzhou Award opened under the presence of 800 participants from over sixty countries. The opening ceremony was chaired by... (+)
Mediterranean - 14/11/2012
The UCLG Mediterranean Committee, the city of Marseille, the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region along with all member networks of the Mediterranean Committee are organizing, with the help of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the 3rd Forum of Local and Regional Authorities of the... (+)