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COMMUNIQUE - UCLG calls for solidarity,  calm, information and  a commitment to face  COVID-19
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communiqué - 12/03/2020
In view of the far-reaching measures taken in response to the COVID-19 in many cities around the world, the UCLG Presidency wishes to send a message of solidarity but also to call on its members to contribute to the fight against the virus. Once again, we are facing a challenge that knows no borders and although some of the measures to be taken do have to do with them, we at UCLG are convinced that the solutions have to be integrated and cross-border with full participation of all spheres of government. (+)
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- 12/03/2020
In light of the growing concerns around the COVID-19 outbreak, and of our commitment to the safety and well-being of all the participants of the 5th World Forum of Local Economic Development, we have decided to postpone the event originally scheduled for May 6 to 8, 2020 in Có... (+)
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HLPF - 10/03/2020
Since 2016, United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) is reporting every year, on behalf of the Global Taskforce of Local and Regional Governments, to the High Level Political Forum of the United Nations on the role of local and regional governments in the localization of the SDGs. The next report will be presented in July 2020.   (+)
Announcements
- 06/03/2020
In the light of the recent cancellation of most side and parallel events organized by the different organized constituencies, local, regional and national governments, civil society actors, grassroots women organizations and other relevant stakeholders in the context of the 64th session of the Committee for the Condition of Women (CSW64) aimed at celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, the World Organization UCLG decides to strike back by organizing a series of alternative activities promoting gender equality. (+)
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- 06/03/2020
Due to the measures that have been proposed by the World Health Organization and the United Nations in relation to international travel and meetings in relation to the outbreak of COVID-19, and in order to contribute to international efforts to contain the virus; the UCLG World Secretariat joins other international organizations in canceling all professional missions abroad for members of the team until the end of the month of March, when the situation will be reevaluated. (+)
Call for respect of human rights and all lives
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- 04/03/2020
"We local and regional governments have to unite against hate speech and violence. In cities we respect human rights and we foster peace". Mohamed Boudra, Mayor of Alhoceima, President of AMPCC and President of UCLG  "Cities want the lives of all people to be protected, without distinction. We want to help the United Nations fulfil its mandate and we offer to help achieve these goals". Ada Colau, Mayor of Barcelona and UCLG Special Envoy to the United Nations  (+)

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