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- 14/03/2011
With the presence of Manuel Chaves, Third Vice-president and Minister of Territorial Policy and Public Administration of Spain, Joan Clos, Executive Director of UN-Habitat, Pedro Castro, Mayor of Getafe and President of the Spanish Federation of Municipalities and Provinces, Antoni Fogué,... (+)
- 11/03/2011
At the aftermath of the earthquake of a 8.9 magnitude that ripped across Japan on Friday 11th March, triggering a tsnunami with dreadful consequences and that will hit other countries of the Pacific region, the World Organisation United Cities and Local Governments expresses the solidarity and support... (+)
- 08/03/2011
On the occasion of the International Women’s Day, United Cities and Local Governments celebrates the fact that women in decision making are key in creating local policies with a true gender equality perspective. They are the champions of local services that try to give equal access to men and... (+)
- 04/03/2011
Deadline for applications: 11 March 2011   Building on the Global Reports on Decentralization and Local Democracy (GOLD I and II), the UCLG World Secretariat, jointly with ASPAC, FLACMA and UCLG Africa and in partnership with EALGA, and the Local Governments Associations of West Africa, is... (+)
- 03/03/2011
The second Euro-Arab Cities Forum, held in Malaga (Spain) the 25th and 26th February 2011, gathered approximately 200 representatives of European and Arabic cities. The Forum, entitled "Experiences of Cooperation and Prospects for Facing Common Challenges", focused mainly on governance, sustainable city... (+)
- 10/02/2011
The UCLG President and Mayor of Istanbul, Kadir Topbas, addressed Wednesday a UN General Assembly session on disaster risk reduction as part of his visit to New York. Speaking at the session, the UCLG President said living spaces like cities should be planned properly, adding that natural... (+)