Local Governments and their Associations are forerunners in the localization process of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) worldwide. Many local leaders are committed to the achievement of the 2030 Agenda and their politics build upon the principles of the SDGs.
The MC2CM peer to peer learning event on "How to build knowledge on urban migration: innovative tools and practices to face data challenges" will take place in Amman, Jordan on 19-20 March.
The participation of representatives of associations of local and regional governments is especially important since the progress made in the localization of the SDGs will be presented to the United Nations during the High Level Political Forum (HLPF) in July 2019.
Mayor of Rosario Mónica Fein, Vice-President of UCLG, participated on the opening ceremony, highlighting that “cities have opened learning spaces for a more participative, inclusive and sustainable world”. During the same occasion, Carlos Carreira, Mayor
On this occasion, UCLG recalls the importance of shifting consumption and production patterns from the territories to waste-free societies.
According to the National Bureau of Statistics of China, the net output of the construction industry grew at a 15 percent annual average between 2006 and 2013.
The meeting of UN Habitat “Global Symposium on Urban and Territorial Planning” took place in Fukuoka, Japan, last 21st of July.