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Co-creating Resilient Cities and Territories in Central America and the Caribbean – Peer Learning on the localization of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction in San Jose
Five Local Government Associations and several cities from Central America and the Caribbean, all highly exposed to climate change related risks, gathered from the 14th to 16th of January in San Jose de Costa Rica to exchange experiences and learn from each other about urban resilience and disaster risk reduction. The peer learning, organized by UCLG, FLACMA, CAMCAYCA, UN-Habitat, and UNDRR, and hosted by the Local Government Association of Costa Rica (UNGL), was another important step towards the localization of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction. (+)
A Congratulatory New Year´s message from the President of UCLG
- 13/01/2020
Message from Dr. Mohamed Boudra, Mayor of Al Hoceima, President of AMPCC and President of UCLG Dear members, partners, colleagues and friends, Let me express my satisfaction in sending you this first message as President of our World Organization of United Cities and Local Governments. (...) (+)
The climate agenda is the agenda of our communities
- 13/12/2019
On the morning of December 12, a meeting was held to share experiences of how cities are innovating from a social and economic point of view in order to accelerate climate actions. (+)
Mayors call for local involvement in national action plans at COP25
- 16/12/2019
UCLG and LGMA at COP 25 UCLG acknowledges the efforts made by the full LGMA Constituency with ICLEI as focal point, and with the support of the Global Task Force members, such as Regions4, GCoM, Climate Chance, the Committee of the Regions of the European Union, as well as the UCLG Sections CEMR and UCLG Africa in particular. (+)
#TimeForAction hacia una gobernanza multinivel por el Clima
Climate change - 13/12/2019
On 11 December, as part of the Climate Summit (COP 25), the High-Level Dialogue of Local Governments on Climate was held. This meeting was the highlight of the Summit in which different spheres of government could have the opportunity to share new ideas towards a joint Climate Action. Before the celebration of this dialogue, there was an opportunity for #LocalActionNow (#AcciónLocalYA) in the Spanish Original in the green zone-Stand of the Spanish Federation of Municipalities and Provinces (FEMP), leaving a mark in recognition of the political commitment of local leaders: to work from a multi-level governance to accelerate the implementation of actions necessary for a total sustainable development of all territories. (+)
The Call  for the International Award UCLG – Mexico City – Culture 21 is open!
- 08/01/2020
The world organization United Cities and Local Governments keeps a strong commitment towards the connection between culture and sustainable development. The International Award UCLG – Mexico City – Culture 21, held on a biennial basis, is one of the best examples of this commitment. (+)