On 28 January, the European Commission and UCLG signed the first partnership agreement on development cooperation.
By Tunç Soyer, Mayor of Seferihisar, Turkey.
On 20 January 2015, a delegation from UCLG-MEWA, composed of Mr. Mehmet DUMAN, Secretary General of UCLG-MEWA, Ms.
This year, the post 2015 development goals will be defined. It is therefore timely to discuss the most effective ways of achieving development.
The year 2015 will comprise many high-level events whose conclusions will prove decisive for the sustainable future, namely the adoption of the new sustainable development agenda and the Paris Climate Conference, and has most fittingly been designated as the European Year for Development,
36 participants from 23 local government associations and individual cities took part in the annual CIB meeting hosted by the German Cities Association on 29-30 September.
By Josep Maria Llop, Director Cátedra UNESCO - Intermediary Cities UdL ( University of Lleida )