On behalf of the family of local governments across the world, the members of the World Organisation United Cities and Local Governments wish to express their deepest condolences and sympathy to the people of the Ivory Coast and Turkey, and the families of the victims, following the t
The message of International Day of Democracy 2015 is “space for civil society”, as a reminder of the role of a strong civil society in working for a better future and in holding governments to account.
The President of the United Nations General Assembly, Sam Kutesa, announced this week that the first-ever recipients of the United Nations Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Prize will be Jorge Fernando Branco Sampaio and Dr. Helena Ndume.
In view of the arrest of the Mayor of Caracas, UCLG calls for the safeguarding of the principles of local democracy, as the bases for a peaceful society.
Application Deadline: 13 July 2014
The European Local Democracy Week (ELDW) is an annual event in Europe that fosters local and national participation in promoting the knowledge of local democracy and the idea of democratic participation at a local level.
As part of UNV’s effort in the framework of the post-2015 process, UNV presents a concrete opportunity for civil society and youth in particular to speak up their voices.