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- 15/09/2021
It is with deep sadness that the global municipal family received the news of the untimely passing of the Vice-President of the Moroccan Association of Presidents of Communal Councils (AMPCC), Mr. Mohamed Yassine Daoudi. (+)
At the occasion of International Democracy Day UCLG recalls the need for a new generation of participatory local democracy
democracy - 15/09/2021
On the occasion of the International Day of Democracy and building on the work of its Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights and the International Observatory on Participatory Democracy, UCLG gathers the voices of its membership around the world on emerging priorities to reinvent participatory local democracy agendas. (+)
CULTURE SUMMIT - 08/09/2021
Emilia Saiz, Secretary General of UCLG, and Zeynep Gül Ünal, Vice President of ICOMOS have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on 9th September, on behalf of President of UCLG Mohamed Boudra and President of ICOMOS Teresa Patrício in the framework of the fourth UCLG Culture Summit which has taken place in the city of Izmir, in Turkey, after the session “Local Governments and Cultural Heritage”. (+)
Urban20 - 06/09/2021
In a virtual meeting hosted on the 3rd of September 2021, 15 mayors and governors, and representatives from a total of 25 cities representing the world’s largest economies gathered as the Urban 20 (U20) Mayors Summit, convened by United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) and C40 Cities (C40), presented their vision for a green, just and local recovery from COVID-19 and urged their national leaders to work together to foster greater collaboration with cities and local governments to accelerate solutions to the climate, health, economic and social crisis. (+)
Urban20 - 02/09/2021
The Urban 20 Communiqué urges G20 leaders to accelerate climate action ahead of COP26 and invest in the core tenets of a green and just recovery The U20 Communiqué calls for strengthening health systems and public services to ensure global and equitable access to vaccines The Communiqué calls on the G20 to foster social cohesion and equity and to move towards inclusive and prosperous societies (+)
UCLG calls for Human Rights to be preserved in Afghanistan and for women and girls to be protected
- 23/08/2021
The World Organization of United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG), gathering over 240.000 member worldwide expresses its deep concern about the ongoing situation in Afghanistan and the impact on the human rights and livelihoods of its people, in particular women and girls that might be again deprived from the most basic rights including, movement, work and education.  (+)