Local Economic Development

Advocating for the strategic integration of public markets in​​ the new global development agenda

The 9th edition of the International Public Markets Conference took place between 26 and 28 March in Barcelona.

How Dakar (almost) got its first municipal bond to market

This week, Dakar was all ready to celebrate a financial achievement that hardly gets noticed in today’s world when it happens in New York, Frankfurt or Tokyo. But it represented a first for cities in Senegal, as well as the great majority of Africa’s nations.


UCLG analyzes the challenges and benefits of implementing urban-rural policies in intermediary cities

Under the leadership of Harold Guerrero, Mayor of Pasto, and co-organized by the UCLG Working Group on Intermediary Cities, Findeter and the International Labour Organization (ILO)

Resolutions of Africa Conference in Marrakesh

Resolutions Africa Conference, organized under the high patronage of his Majesty the King of Morocco by Marrakesh City Council, the FMDV-Global Fund for Cities’ Development and UCLG Africa from 11 to 12 December 2014 in Marrakesh, was enclosed on Friday, December 12th by the signature of


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