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The IOPD Distinction for Best Practice in Citizen Participation is an initiative to recognize those innovative experiences and ideas coordinated by local governments in the field of participative democracy. Candidacy for this award is open to all local governments, municipal entities and extra-... (+)
Gender Equality - 04/02/2013
Gathering over 400 participants from 60 different countries, the Global Conference of Local Elected Women took place in Paris on 31-1 February. The meeting saw the adoption of the Paris Local and Regional Governments’ Global Agenda for Equality of Women and Men in Local Life. With the... (+)
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Gender Equality - 01/02/2013
The Council of European Municipalities and Regions (CEMR) is pleased to announce the launching of an online tool to support European municipalities and regions working to promote the equality of women and men at the local level. The website was created in the framework of the ... (+)
Gender Equality - 31/01/2013
The World Organization of United Cities and Local Governments has always contributed to the work of the United Nations, in development, sustainability, peace and of course gender equality. The MoU signed by the Vice Mayor of Paris and Chair of the Standing... (+)
Committee on Urban Strategic Planning
Intermediary cities have an important role to play not only in planning the development of fast changing territories, but also in liaising with different government tiers, building powerful rural - urban relations and involving unequal stakeholders. Associations involved in service provision, economic... (+)
Post-2015, Urban Poverty - 31/01/2013
The third meeting of the High-Level Panel on the Post-2015 Development Agenda took place in Monrovia (Liberia), from 29 January to 2 February and was hosted by H.E. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of Liberia and Co-chair of the High-Level Panel of Eminent Persons. The meeting... (+)