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Gender Equality at the heart of UCLG Work
Women, Gender Equality - 23/07/2019
On Wednesday 3rd of July, members of UCLG, met in Paris within the context of the annual meeting of United Cities France in order to discuss further development of gender equality activities for 2019 and beyond. (+)
Local action and leadership: the core of the transformation towards more sustainable, supportive and creative societies
Localizing SDGs - 22/07/2019
At the 2019 UN High-Level Political Forum (HLPF), local and regional governments will call for accelerated action to localize the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) (+)
Migration - 17/07/2019
In the framework of the MC2CM project, UCLG and its Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights, in partnership with UNICEF, are organizing an online seminar (webinar) on local challenges regarding the social inclusion of unaccompanied migrant minors. This webinar intends to offer a space for debate on this subject, as this is a major challenge shared by many local governments within the network. (+)
Mediterranean cities and civil society meet in Sfax for Migrants’ Right to the City
On 25 and 26 June, the Mediterranean City to City Migration (MC2CM) project brought together more than seventy participants in a peer learning event on mechanisms for cooperation between local governments and civil society in the field of migration. More than twenty cities attended this sub-regional meeting in Sfax accompanied by a dozen civil society organizations and as many representatives of international organizations. (+)
Strengthening links at the General Assembly of the Arab Towns Organization in Amman
The 56th General Assembly of the Arab Towns Organization (ATO) took place in Amman on 24 and 25th June with the representation of cities coming from all countries in the region. The Secretary General of UCLG and UCLG MEWA were special guests and followed the discussions of the ATO Board showing progress of numerous committees.  (+)
Localizing SDGs - 01/07/2019
One more year UCLG is glad to articulate the presence of the local and regional governments constituency at the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) through the Global Taskforce. Over 100 local and regional representatives, including over 30 Mayors and Regional Presidents will bring the constituency’s voice to the HLPF in New York, highlighting the need for further commitments at all levels to accelerate the localization of the global agendas. The Local and Regional Governments Day (15 July 2019) and the Local 2030 event (16-17 July) will offer the local and regional governments delegation a space to showcase how local and regional governments are leading actors in shaping and implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). (+)