The meeting of UN Habitat “Global Symposium on Urban and Territorial Planning” took place in Fukuoka, Japan, last 21st of July.
In order to contextualise pilot experiences of localizing in German municipalities, the UCLG learning team was invited to observe and comments the results of the project “Sustainable Communities of North Rhine Westphalia (NRW)” managed by the working group NRW LAG and Engagement Global to
Quito, the host city for the Habitat III conference where the New Urban Agenda was approved, continues to progress in the localisation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), actively engaging with their civic responsibility in the process.
Leaving no one behind - this overarching goal has special significance in South African cities.
The World Urban Forum that took place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 7 to 13 February was the perfect occasion to strengthen and mobilize our global network through our learning activities.
As we approach the 2018 Voluntary National Reports for Sustainable Development, many cities are still grappling with SDG Localization, Implementation and monitoring, which makes National reporting significantly more difficult and SDG localization a matter of urgency.
On 18 October, as part of the 4th World Forum on Local Economic Development in Praia, Cape Verde, UCLG will be holding a Learning Session on waste management and the circular economy.
18-20 September 2017. Rabat, Morroco.