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A Decade of Innovation: Guangzhou Award Empowers Cities for Sustainable Development
- 10/01/2023
From December 12 to 15, the 2022 Workshop for Thought Leaders and Guangzhou Award 10th Anniversary Celebration took place as a hybrid event in Guangzhou, with over 230 participants from 122 cities in 56 countries and regions, and from 10 international organizations. (+)
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 (+)
- 21/12/2022
How do crises impact local communities and their access to quality public services? How can local and regional governments formulate responses to these crises for their populations and what do they need for that? (+)
- 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. (+)
- 12/12/2022
From the 6th to the 8th of December 2022, StEB, the Municipal Drainage Operator of the City of Cologne (Germany), hosted the peer learning event on “The Role of Rain and Storm Water Management in Water Sensitive Urban Planning”, organized by Connective Cities and United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG). (+)
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. (+)