In such light, UCLG has kickstarted a pilot project to support monitoring and reporting from the bottom-up in six of the countries that had committed to presenting their Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) in 2020.
The report also reviews the diversity and the breadth of local initiatives implemented by cities and territories to improve human wellbeing through the defense of human rights, public services and adequate housing, celebrating initiatives to reduce gender inequalities and protect cultural
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In light of the rapidly evolving COVID-19 outbreak and of their commitment to safety and well-being of SDG partners globally and in Bonn, the organizers of the SDG Global Festival of Actions have made the decision, in consultation with the German Federal Government, local authorities in Bonn and
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