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- 12/04/2011
Kadir Topbas, President of UCLG celebrates the call of the Habitat Executive director to stop seeing cities as a liability and rather to acknowledge its role of developer of culture, freedom and the place where citizens are able to develop their own life projects. Dr. Joan Clos who acknowledge the... (+)
- 11/04/2011
Mayor Masunda, Co-President of UCLG, addressed a keynote speech during the Opening Day of the 23rd UN-Habitat Governing Council.  The Council of UN-Habitat is taking place from 11th to 15th April at the UN-Habitat Headquarters in Nairobi, Republic of Kenya, under the theme of Sustainable Urban... (+)
- 11/04/2011
The regular annual meeting of the United Nations Advisory Committee of Local Authorities (UNACLA) took place on Sunday 10 April. This was the first regular meeting of UNACLA Chaired by Executive Director of UN-Habitat, Joan Clos. He expressed the need to strengthen the ties between local authorities and... (+)
- 01/04/2011
Pursuant to the Cancun agreements adopted last December 2010, Parties are gathering in UN offices in Bangkok from 3 to 8 April. UCLG is ensureing that local authorities voice and participation in this round of negotiation that has an unusual format as starting by 3 days of specific workshops on:... (+)
- 31/03/2011
Around 68 Cities and 200 local governments practitioners from three UCLG Sections Asia Pacific, MEWA and EuroAsia have come together in Istanbul at the 2nd Asian Mayors Forum to discuss the impact of the Financial Crises.   Among the participants we can count Baghdad- Bangkok- Bishkek-Budapest-... (+)
- 30/03/2011
"You can trust me that local and regional authorities will be well represented in the European Commission communication on development cooperation due out this autumn, announced European commissioner for development, Andris Piebalgs, at the occasion of Platforma’s event "Two years of European... (+)