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- 14/01/2013
The  UCLG-MEWA 6th Congress scheduled to  be held  in Baghdad, Iraq on 13-14 January 2013  has been postponed to a later  date  upon  the  request of the Iraqi authorities. The secretary general apologizes in this note, for the unexpected... (+)
Local Governance - 10/01/2013
UCLG will hold its next Executive Bureau from 5 to 7 June 2013 in Lyon, France, at the invitation of Mr. Gérard Collomb, Mayor of Lyon, and Jean-Jack Queranne, President of Rhône-Alpes Region. This edition of the Executive Bureau will also be an opportunity to discuss around... (+)
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In 2012, the Metropolis Initiative in Metropolitan Governance, lead by the State Government of São Paulo was launched with a first meeting where more than 20 partners from different cities presented the first data to perform the Comparative Study. For 2013, the Initiative has planned several... (+)
Local Governance - 14/01/2013
Iñaki Azkuna, Mayor of Bilbao, has been awarded the 2012 World Mayor Prize. It has been said that Bilbao’s transformation from a declining industrial city in Spain’s northern Basque Province to an international centre for tourism and the arts has been sparked off by two events: the... (+)
Habitat III - 04/01/2013
As the 2015 deadline for the achievement of the 2005 Millennium Development Goalsapproaches the United Nations and the international community are preparing to define a new agenda that will follow on - the so-called Post 2015 agenda. The Local and Regional Government Taskforce on Post... (+)
Smart Cities - 03/01/2013
One of the main activities carried out by the Committee of Digital and Knowledge-based Cities of UCLG  in 2012 has been the elaboration of the  "Smart Cities Study: International study on the situation of ICT, innovation and Knowledge in cities". A work that has... (+)