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Increasing quality of life for people  and for planet via sustainable urban mobility
- 21/10/2021
Virtual event on the occasion of the United Nations Global Sustainable Transport Summit (+)
- 18/10/2021
In remembrance of the lives lost in shipwrecks in the Mediterranean, Emilia Saiz, UCLG Secretary General and Med Aydi Wajdi, Vice Mayor of Sfax and Policy Councillor of the Policy Council on the Right to the City and Inclusive Territories, joined on 3rd October the relatives of the victims and students from all over Europe in Lampedusa to call for memory and dignity as grounding basis to transform the rules and make migration work for all. This year, the commemoration saw the inauguration of the 'Peace Walk' by Totò Martello, Mayor of Lampedusa, and Emilia Saiz. This pathway, leading to Capo Grecale lighthouse and other artistic and social sites, marks a symbolic turning point towards a joint municipalist effort to promote human-rights based approaches to human mobility as part of the Lampedusa Charter Process. (+)
Cities and local and regional cultural leaders meet in Izmir to shape the future of humanity
- 28/09/2021
Over a year and a half after the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, one of the most difficult crises of the 21st century, UCLG met physically and online for the first time in Izmir, Turkey, for the 4th edition of the UCLG Culture Summit. (+)
 Banner for #IDPD2022 with photo and quote of UCLG Secretary General “United Cities and Local Governments is please to join the #WeThe15 Campaign and committed to inspire our membership around the world to take responsibility for making accessibility a reality”. Includes logo of UCLG as well as WeThe15 and Cities for All
accesibility, accesibilidad - 02/12/2022
WeThe15, which aims to become the biggest human rights movement to represent the world’s 1.2 billion persons with disabilities, has added United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) as its 19th partner, further strengthening the coalition of international organisations behind the initiative. (+)
 Participants smile with their thumbs during the last live session of the Resilient City training program.
- 27/09/2021
Between September 6-26, participants from 22 cities took part in the Resilient City training program coordinated by the Seoul Metropolitan Government, UCLG, and Metropolis, with the support of UCLG-ASPAC. (+)
Cover page for Peer Learning Note 30, with title “Building Cities for Al: Inclusive and Accessible Cities and Territories” with drawing depicting people of different races, disabilities, ages and genders. Behind the people a few large buildings come together to form the cityscape.
Key lessons from the peer learning process by UCLG’s Community of Practice on Inclusive and Accessible Cities now available!  (+)