localizing Post 2015
"We, the local and regional leaders gathered in United Cities and Local Governments and the Global Taskforce of Local and Regional Governments, have been here this week to make everybody aware that the Sustainable Development Goals – all of them – are at the core of our work."
New York, USA - Joint Press Release of the Global taskforce and UNCDF. The Sustainable Development Goals represent a transformative agenda. The objective is to transform the economies and societies of developing countries with a view to eliminating poverty by 2030.
As the member states of the UN prepare to meet in New York to adopt the new Post-2015 Development Agenda, UCLG celebrates the inclusive process that was carried out to negotiate the new sustainable development goals.
UCLG President, Mayor Kadir Topbaş, will represent local and regional authorities of the Local Authorities Major Group and the Global Taskforce at the opening plenary of the High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) on the 26th of June at United Nations Headquarters in