LocalizingSDGs

The power of local transformation at the SDG Global Festival of Action

UCLG mayors Carolina Cosse, Mayor of Montevideo and UCLG Incoming Vice-President for Latin America, Jose Manuel Ribeiro, Mayor of Valongo and Thembisile Nkadimeng, Mayor of Polokwane, President of the South African Local Government Association (S

UCLG will participate at SDG Global Festival of Action

United Cities and Local Governments is contributing with two key sessions with the interest of making visible the role of the local governments in the implementation of the Global Agendas, and acceleration of the 2030 Agenda:

The SDG Global Festival of Action will provoke debate and drive action around four cross cutting themes with specific discussions – ideas, approaches and solutions – focused on #TurningItAround for poverty & inequality, gender, climate action and inclusive systems and finance.

The SDG Moment is an annual event mandated by Heads of State and Government in the 2019 SDG Summit political declaration. This meeting will place the Decade of Action to Deliver the SDGs on the agenda of world leaders and key stakeholders during every high-level week between now and 2030.

Steps towards inclusive national reporting processes on SDGs

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.

Our fourth “Towards the Localization of the SDGs” report calls for strengthening local and regional governments’ voices for the localization of the global goals

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

Does your town or region contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals? Do you want to win a video to promote your development cooperation project?

Apply before 31 January 2019 for the PLATFORMAwards and win a free entrance to CEMR Congress in Innsbruck!

A transformational change for the people and the planet from cities and regions at the 2nd Local & Regional Governments Forum

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.

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