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- 05/09/2012
Despite the discouraging results of the Rio+20 Summit in terms of lacking multilateral agreements and commitments, there is a bright side to the Outcome Document when it comes to the acknowledgement of the role that local and regional governments play and need to play in the sustainable development... (+)
- 05/09/2012
The Making Cities Resilient: ’My City is getting ready!’ campaign was launched by UNISDR with the involvment of UCLG in May 2010 to address issues of local governance and urban risk and is now ientering in its second phase.   UCLG is fully supporting the campaign, and a ... (+)
- 05/09/2012
The UCLG Co-Presidency and City of Guangzhou will host the Guangzhou Award Ceremony on occasion of the Metropolis Board of Directors Meeting from 14 to 17 November 2012.   Launched in March 2012 by UCLG, Metropolis and the City of Guangzhou, the Guangzhou International... (+)
- 05/09/2012
As Mayor of Istanbul and as President of UCLG, I am writing to you in view of the tragic spiral of violence that continues in Syria.   I would like to express the solidarity of the local authorities around the world with the local authorities in Syria. Our thoughts are in particular with the... (+)
- 05/09/2012
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced on 31st of July 2012 the members of a High-Level Panel to advise on the global development agenda beyond 2015, the target date for achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Among the 20 personalities of this High-Level Panel, Mr. Kadir... (+)
- 05/09/2012
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has included Rabat in its World Heritage list during a meeting held in Saint Petersburg (Russia), a decision passed unanimously by the UNESCO Committee. One of the rare capital cities to be included in the list of world... (+)

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