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Reducing disaster risks, a shared responsibility
- 02/04/2019
On the occasion of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction organized by UNISDR from 13 to 17 May 2019 in Geneva, UCLG in partnership with the City of Geneva, UN Habitat and UNISDR, will organize a day of consultation meeting and exchanges between elected representatives and risk reduction professionals.  (+)
Mediterranean local representatives reflect on data processing in urban migration management
Migración, Peer Learning - 25/03/2019
On 19 and 20 March, the eighth peer-learning event of the Mediterranean City-to-City Migration (MC2CM) project brought together more than 50 local representatives and experts of Mediterranean cities in Amman (Jordan) to exchange experiences on the collection and processing of migration-related data. In order to promote inclusion and social cohesion in their cities, participants shared practices and visions on the importance of developing evidence-based migration policies against harmful stereotypes and narratives. (+)
UCLG Culture Summit and Executive Bureau: Cities lead cultural actions in sustainable development
After the success of the first two UCLG Culture Summits (Bilbao, 2015; and Jeju, 2017), culture makes a comeback to the centre of the political agenda with the third edition of the Culture Summit from 3 to 5 April in Buenos Aires.  (+)
A visit to the colleagues of UCLG MEWA
UCLG had the pleasure to be invited to the UCLG MEWA Retreat which provided an opportunity to get a better understanding of the recent activities of the section and to sit down together to discuss the SDG localization process in the region. (+)
UCLG expresses its condolences to the people of Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi
- 21/03/2019
Following the devastating Cyclone Ida which triggered a massive disaster in southern Africa and affecting hundreds of thousands of people and caused massive damage to infrastructure, including to roads, schools and government offices as well as thousands of homes, UCLG and its members around the world would like to express their solidarity with the people of Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi. (+)
An online survey to report on SDG localization at local and regional levels
Since 2016, United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) presents every year, on behalf of the Global Taskforce of Cities and Local Governments, a report to the UN High Level Policy Forum (HLPF) on the "role of local and regional governments in localizing SDGs”. The next report will be presented in July 2019. (+)