UCLG´s Standing Committee on Gender Equality and the whole of the World Organization of United Cities and Local Governments join all partners, and in particular elected women and their associations, in the celebration of 2013 International Women´s Day.
Last December the annual meeting of the Committee on Decentralization and Local Self-Government was held within the framework of the UCLG World Council in Dakar (Senegal).
Gathering over 400 participants from 60 different countries, the Global Conference of Local Elected Women took place in Paris on 31-1 February.
The World Organization of United Cities and Local Governments has always contributed to the work of the United Nations, in development, sustainability, peace and of course gender equality.
The city of Paris will host the First International Conference on “Gender Equality, a priority for global development” from 31st January to 1st February 2013
Bertrand Delanoë, Mayor of Paris, and Anne Hidalgo, 1st Deputy Mayor of Paris and Chair of the UCLG Standing Committee on Gender Equality, would like to extend a warm invitation to participate in the Global Conference of Local Elected Women that will take place from Wednesday 30 January t