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- 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... (+)
- 09/02/2011
The Executive Summary of the 2nd Global Report on Decentralization and Local Democracy (GOLD) is now online. It analyzes the architecture of fiscal decentralization in one hundred and ten countries as well as in metropolitan areas. In the majority of these countries, local authorities are taking on more... (+)
- 31/01/2011
Members of the Euro-Mediterranean Regional and Local Assembly (ARLEM) met for a plenary session in Agadir (Morocco) on 29 January where the local and regional leaders of the Mediterranean adopted three major reports on local management on water, urban development and the territorial dimension of the... (+)
- 27/01/2011
On 28 January 2011 in Geneva (Switzerland), local and regional Europe will celebrate the founding of the European municipal movement what with the 60th anniversary of the Council of European Municipalities and Regions (CEMR), European Section of UCLG.   The European Section of UCLG is the largest... (+)
- 26/01/2011
  The first meeting of the UCLG Presidency 2010-2013 took place on 25th January in Barcelona, the seat of the World Organization. President Topbas opened the session stressing the importance of "working together and building on the diverse membership and leadership to drive UCLG into a new phase".... (+)
- 13/01/2011
During the year 2010, UCLG created a Fund for Local Cultural Governance.   Promoted by the Committee on Culture, the World Secretariat of UCLG and the City of Barcelona and with the support of the Spanish Development Cooperation Agency (AECID), a call for proposals was set at 675 000 euro and... (+)