Sustainable Development

Latin American Congress of Local Authorities puts sustainable development at the centre of debates

"We want to declare Latin America as a territory of peace" was the spirit evoked by the Mayor of Sucre and FLACMA President, Iván Arciénega, who led the meeting.

Priority actions to increase access to climate finance for non-state actors

Meeting on December 10, 2017 in Paris for a final workshop to finalize priority proposals to facilitate their access to funding, non-state actors organizing jointly in the Climate Chance process have adopted by consensus 13 proposals to support the creation of an enabling environment, the

Now our job is to translate the Paris agreement into an action plan

The Paris Agreement, approved by the Parties, states that global warming should be limited to below 2 degrees Celsius, but strives to pursue a 1.5-degree target.

UCLG World Council and Climate Summit for Local Leaders contribute local voices to the COP21 in Paris

On 4 December 2015, local and regional leaders from around the world gathered at Paris City Council at the invitation of Mayor of Paris and UCLG Vice President, Anne Hidalgo.

Meeting of Municipalities with Sustainable Development gathers local leaders from around the world

On 7, 8 and 9 April, the third Meeting of Municipalities with Sustainable Development (III EMDS) took place in the city of Brasilia.

Local and regional authorities key partners in disaster risk reduction

The United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, which took place in Sendai, Japan, between 14 and 18 March 2015, resulted in a historic agreement by the international community to reduce disaster risk, and recognized local authorities and the local level as essential to ac


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