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Localizing SDGs - 01/07/2019
One more year UCLG is glad to articulate the presence of the local and regional governments constituency at the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) through the Global Taskforce. Over 100 local and regional representatives, including over 30 Mayors and Regional Presidents will bring the constituency’s voice to the HLPF in New York, highlighting the need for further commitments at all levels to accelerate the localization of the global agendas. The Local and Regional Governments Day (15 July 2019) and the Local 2030 event (16-17 July) will offer the local and regional governments delegation a space to showcase how local and regional governments are leading actors in shaping and implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). (+)
Launch of the World Observatory on Subnational Government Finance and Investment
Finance, local governments, SDG8 - 28/06/2019
The World Observatory on Sub National Government Finance and Investment, the first of its kind, is a joint initiative of the OECD and UCLG. It provides systematised information on decentralisation processes, territorial reforms, the powers and responsibilities of local authorities, and the nature and weight of their income, expenditure and investment in over 120 countries, including 23 LDCs thanks to the decisive contribution of UNCDF. (+)
The 2019 UCLG Peace Prize Jury
Peace, SDG16, SDG11 - 27/06/2019
The second edition of the UCLG Peace Prize received an outstanding number of applications from cities and regions from all continents. The diversity of peace initiatives from local governments is inspiring. The different, contexts and approaches show how important the role of local governments is in conflict prevention, peacebuilding and post-conflict reconstruction in fragile contexts all over the world. (+)
EDD - 19/06/2019
Under the theme ‘Addressing inequalities: building a world which leaves no one behind', the 13th edition of the European Development Days (EDD), Europe’s leading forum on international development cooperation, was held in Brussels on 18-19 June 2019. (+)
UCLG partnering with ICLD Academy for Local Democracy Sweden
Gender Equality, SDG5 - 19/06/2019
The city of UMEA; an intermediary city in the north of Sweden with a large internatonal Univesity was the host of the International Academy on local democracy, that takes place every 3 years. For the first time, UCLG was the institutional partner. (+)
Working session on gender equality in local government
UCLG Women, SDG5, genderequality - 17/06/2019
It will be celebrated a working session on gender equality in local government in Paris on 3rd July 2019. The members UCLG Standing Committee on Gender Equality and of UCLG Women are invited to participate in this event. (+)