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.
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
On World Water Day (#WWD2015), which this year falls just a few days before the World Water Forum to be held in South Korea, UCLG reaffirms that ensuring access to clean water and sanitation is one of the top priorities of
Local leaders launch “Culture 21: Actions” and call for international community to follow suit and fully integrate culture into Post-2015 Agenda
Kadir Topbaş, Mayor of Istanbul and President of UCLG, was in New York on 10 February at the High-Level Thematic Debate on Means of Implementation for a Transformative Post-2015 Development Agenda.
From 9-13 of February, United Cities and Local Governments will come together for a Retreat and Campus in Barcelona, home of the organization’s World Secretariat.
By Karl-Heinz Schäfer, Mayor of Pohlheim, President of the German Section of the Council of European Municipalities and Regions