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Local and Regional Governments to helm key roles at the Thirteenth Global Forum on Migration and Development Summit
Migración, Migration - 18/01/2021
The Thirteenth Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) Summit Meeting will be hosted virtually from 18-26 January 2021, under the 2020 Chairmanship of UAE. This informal process of dialogue  will be open to Member States and Observers of the United Nations, Local and Regional Governments (LRGs) with the Mayors Mechanism and other GFMD Observers. (+)
UNICEF launches a toolkit for local responses to protect displaced children in COVID-19
Migration, UNICEF, COVID19 - 27/07/2020
As part of its campaign to support local governments on child-sensitive responses to migration and displacement, UNICEF has launched a guide with child protection measures in the context of COVID-19. (+)
Regions building advanced territories: implementing global agendas towards a green future
UCLG REGIONS, CGLU Regiones - 21/10/2020
Last 20 October, UCLG Forum of Regions, under the presidency of the Consortium of Provincial Autonomous Governments of Ecuador (CONGOPE), and in collaboration with the government of Catalonia, organized the online side-event ‘Regions implementing the Urban Agenda in the post-COVID-19: building a Green Aftermath’, as part of the European Week of Regions and Cities. (+)
UCLG launches its first Massive and Open Online Course about the LLE #BeyondTheOutbreak
UCLG launches this thursday, October 15th, its first Massive and Open Online Course (MOOC), based on the 17 Live Learning Experiences (LLE) #BeyondTheOutbreak, organized with UN-Habitat and Metropolis. The LLEs included more than 268 speakers of 97 cities/regions of 50 countries, and highlighted the importance of the local public service delivery during and beyond the pandemics. (+)
Localizing SDGs - 22/07/2020
The world organization United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) and the Barcelona Provincial Council, through the Observatory for Decentralized Cooperation and UCLG Learning, are launching an online training under the name "Localizing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Tools for Local Transformation". (+)
LocalizingSDGs - 20/07/2020
Accelerating progress towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) necessarily requires that local and regional voices are fully made a part of national reporting efforts. Moreover, subnational reporting has proven to be a tool with huge potential not only to ground monitoring in local realities, but also to increase local ownership and reinforce multilevel dialogue. (+)