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- 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... (+)
- 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... (+)

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