The 3rd meeting of the Steering Committee of the World Observatory on Subnational Government Finance and Investment enjoyed a strong and active participation. Convened on Thursday 20 January in virtual format, the meeting gathered more than 80 participants: UCLG and the OECD, founders and leaders of the Observatory, were joined by all of the Observatory’s technical and financial partners (UNCDF, AFD, the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs, GIZ, the DeLoG network, the Council of Europe Development Bank and the Asian Development Bank), representatives of national governments, UCLG's regional sections and committees, development banks, United Nations agencies and academics to take stock of the Observatory’s work and the ongoing preparation of its next publication, scheduled for mid-2022. (+)
The local and regional governments of our World Movement send a message of solidarity and support to the Ukrainian and Russian citizens, and we commit to guaranteeing the human rights of the displaced and refugee populations by relocating as many people as possible. (+)
Since 2017, United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) has been reporting every year, on behalf of the Global Taskforce of Local and Regional Governments, to the High-Level Political Forum of the United Nations (HLPF) on the role of local and regional governments (LRGs) in the localization of the... (+)
The Cities Coalition for Digital Rights led by the city of Amsterdam, Barcelona and New York City in partnership with United Cities and Local Governments, UN-Habitat, Eurocities, and Open Society Foundations, is launching an open call for experts and city governments to pilot the Digital Rights... (+)
The GOLD VI process on urban and territorial equality is bearing fruit! New GOLD VI Working Papers available now!
Read the new full written contributions of different stakeholders that have shared their thoughts and innovative research within the UCLG GOLD VI process. (+)
Following the experience of previous years in the development of Voluntary Subnational Reviews (VSRs i.e. SDG reports written by Local Government Associations, based on the experiences of their members), UCLG and CIB are organizing a series of VSR workshops, to support LGAs with the development of their... (+)