In view of the increasing situations in which the integrity of local government and its representatives are undermined around the world and in which the fulfilment of the duties of local and regional governments is becoming increasingly difficult and continuously challenged:
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.
From 18 to 25 September, the Association of Flemish Cities and Municipalities (VVSG) organises the second edition of its ‘Week of the Sustainable Municipality’.
It offers an open-access database from which first-hand information on local government finances can be extracted and compared between countries.
This year, Parliament has the challenge of approving major reforms, with an emphasis on pension, tax and political reforms.
The UN-Habitat Assembly was the first of its kind, replacing the traditional UN-Habitat Governing Council. The organized constituency of local and regional governments welcomed the universal membership o
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