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- 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... (+)
- 20/08/2012
From December 4th to December 8th, 2012, co-organised by UCLG Africa, the Africities 6 Summit will accommodate, in Dakar, nearly 5000 people.The participants represent all the protagonists of the African local life and their partners from other regions of the world:ministers in charge for the local... (+)
- 19/07/2012
UN-Habitat on Tuesday announced a call for applications for this year’s Scroll of Honour Awards. In an announcement made in Nairobi, the agency said that candidates for this year’s Scroll of Honour Award should submit details of their achievements by 31 July 2012. Submissions should not... (+)
- 09/07/2012
Taking advantage of the presence of Mr. Salvador Esteve, President of the Province of Barcelona and the Decentralization Committee of UCLG, in New York to accept the UN Public Administration Network award presented to the Province, Mr. Esteve shared the principal decentralization initiatives of the... (+)