While 72 % of the total EU population live in cities, towns and suburbs, this proportion is likely to reach more than 80% by 2050, giving rise to numerous social, environmental and democratic challenges.
15 - 18 October 2014. Caserta, Italy
Local and regional elected representatives and heads of national associations of municipalities and regions from all over Europe gathered in Łódź (Poland), on 23-24 June 2014, at the occasion of the meeting of the Policy Committee - CEMR's main governing body.
The United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) Executive Bureau is scheduled to take place in Liverpool, the United Kingdom, from 17th – 19th June 2014, by invitation from the Mayor of Liverpool, Mr. Joe Anderson and the Local Governments Association (LGA).
"Sustainable urbanization is the key to the wellbeing of our citizens" Paul Kagame, President of Rwanda.
"Cities and other urban areas should be taken into account when setting future development goals" Angelino Garzon, Vice-president of Colombia.