Organized by the Global Taskforce facilitated by UCLG with UNDESA and UN-Habitat, and co-sponsored by the Governments of Cameroon and Morocco, the Forum stressed the need for transformative action for the people and the planet.
The 74th session of the UN General Assembly will open on 17 September, and the high-level week will take place the following week, from Monday 23 to Friday 27.
The European Development Days (EDDs) are Europe’s leading development forum, gathering more than 8,000 participants from over 140 countries and representing 1,200 organisations from the development community every year. This year, sessions and stands are shared around the three main themes:
With the collaboration of the Municipal Institute of Learning of Ethekwini, the training in Accra counted with 50 participants from 6 countries and 25 cities from 22 and 27 of April.
The meeting was the opportunity for local government associations to share their experiences and knowledge on how to raise awareness on the role of local government in achieving the global goals, improve coordination and alignment of national strategies and local plans and budgets in addition to
Peter Kurz, Mayor of Mannheim and Maimunah Mohd Sharif, Executive Director of UN-Habitat, along with his team met with 40 participants -- cities, business representatives, associations, the banking sector, and think tanks -- to share their experiences in collabor
The Cities Forum is an opportunity to exchangue new approaches and discuss the future of sustainable and resilient cities.
The Retreat which took place the 26 and 27 of February was a gathering of representatives of the whole UCLG MEWA section.
In the framework of the Global Strategic Dialogue Meeting - Accelerating the delivery of the SDGs in cities, UCLG will participate with a moderation in " Making cities better clients and investors better financiers" dialogue.
During the all-day meeting, local and regional governments, as well as partner institutions were invited to share their assessment on the progress made and current challenges in achieving the SDGs.