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- 27/01/2012
  Since its birth, the Committee on Culture of UCLG has advocated to consider culture as a key element of sustainability. Rio+20 has been a priority target for the last two years.   The zero draft of the outcome document of Rio+20 Conference was released on 10 January 2012. The zero-draft has... (+)
- 27/01/2012
  The zero draft of the outcome document of Rio+20 Conference, based on the contributions from States, international organizations and stakeholders, including local authorities and UCLG’s submission earlier shared, is now available.   In the enclosed document, "The future we want",... (+)
- 24/01/2012
The International Observatory for Participatory Democracy (IOPD) encourages you to present a candidacy application for the 6th Edition of the "Best Practice in Citizens´ Participation" Distinction given for initiatives developed at the local level. The IOPD Distinction for Best Practice... (+)
- 12/01/2012
Read out the Rio+20 Draft Zero document outcome
- 16/12/2011
The UCLG World Council held last 11 December 2011 in Florence (Italy) decided to adopt the Global Charter-Agenda for Human Rights in the City at the proposal of the Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights. The Charter-Agenda was adopted the day after the... (+)
- 16/12/2011
UCLG Dic 16, 2011 At the first day of the Second Preparatory Session on Rio+20, Mayor Bloomberg reminded participants of a side event on sustainable and just cities that mayors knew as no other how high the stakes are in the sustainability debate.   He asked for local authorities to be seated at... (+)