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- 19/09/2012
On 15 September the United Nations celebrates the international day of democracy.  United Cities and Local Governments would like to recall that no democracy is possible without strong local governments,  adequate decentralization and local authorities accountable to their... (+)
- 19/09/2012
The deadline for the achievement of the 2005 Millennium Development Goals is coming up in 2015. The United Nations and the international community are getting ready to define a new agenda which will follow the MDGs and started the so-called 2015 agenda.   The Post 2015 process cannot be... (+)
- 18/09/2012
UN-Habitat is pleased to announce the 2012 Habitat Scroll of Honour Awards to the following recipients. This is the most prestigious award by the United Nations in recognition for work carried out in the field of human settlements development. The aim of the award is to honour individuals and... (+)
- 18/09/2012
Over 200 Mayors and local practitioners gathered at the World Urban Forum called for the Third Conference of Sustainable Human Settlements (Habitat III) to revise the international governance architecture for urban and development issues.   Dr. Kadir Topbas, Mayor of Istanbul and President of... (+)
- 17/09/2012
The Mexico City Mayor, Marcelo Ebrard, has been elected President of the Global Network of Safer Cities (GNSC) following its formal launch this Monday. The launch marked the sixth edition of the World Urban Forum that took place in Naples, Italy.   The appointing body of the United Nations on... (+)
- 17/09/2012
Muchadey Masunda, Mayor of Harare, Zimbabwe and Co-President of UCLG calls for in depth study of practices on local job creation.    The UN Advisory Committee on Local Authorities (UNACLA) launched together with UCLG and ILO the 2013 work programme with focus on Job Creation... (+)

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