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UCLG Regions supports the Provincial Council of Guipúzcoa in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda
On the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, the Provincial Council of Guipúzcoa held a workshop in San Sebastian with more than 40 representatives and volunteers from associations throughout the province, in order to share its strategy to align its public policies with the 2030 Agenda, and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Provincial Council is carrying out an analysis of the Strategic Management Plan under the perspective of the SDGs, associating its strategic objectives with those established by the global agendas. (+)
PSI and UCLG ask for better labour statistics for local and regional government workers worldwide
LocalizingSDGs - 17/10/2018
PSI and United Cities and Local Government (UCLG) have joined forces to improve labour data collection for their constituencies. On 15 October, they jointly called labour statisticians from around the world, gathered in Geneva for the 20th International Conference of Labour Statisticians (ICLS), to take steps towards filling this major gap. (+)
Jockin Arputham: UCLG pays homage to the symbolic figure of the Urban Communities
- 16/10/2018
It is with deep regret that the Presidency, World Secretariat and Members of United Cities and Local Governments have learned of the passing away of Mr. Jockin Arputham, founder and president of Slum Dwellers International. The urban world community has lost a great inspiration and visionary. (+)
Avec la Corée du Nord, une coopération à l’échelle locale
Local Governance - 14/01/2019
Par Philippe Pons.  L’initiative est pour le moins inattendue : établir des liens entre les gouvernements locaux d’un pays fermé et sous le joug d’un des régimes les plus répressifs de la planète avec leurs homologues à travers le monde. Tel est néanmoins l’objectif de la première mission d’information de l’organisation mondiale Cités et gouvernements locaux unis (CGLU), qui s’est rendue fin novembre 2018 en Corée du Nord. Créée en 2004, CGLU, qui rassemble 240 000 collectivités locales dans 140 Etats, vise à promouvoir une diplomatie des villes en encourageant le dialogue et la solidarité entre les collectivités locales. (+)
The municipalist world laments the death of its colleague and friend, Néstor Vega
- 15/10/2018
We have just received the sad news of the unexpected death of our dear colleague and friend, Néstor Vega, an indispensable companion of our shared passion: municipalism. Today, we all feel that from now on we will be missing an essential piece of our great family. The entire team of the World Secretariat would like to express our sincere condolences to his family and loved ones, to whom, from Barcelona, we send a heartfelt hug. (+)
Localizing SDGs - 08/10/2018
Eurasia Local Governments Congress took place in the City of Cheboksary and brought together local and regional leaders of the Eurasian region to raise awareness of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) among local authorities and to involve and assist them in the implementation of the SDGs. (+)