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In 2020, World Health Day will focus on the vital role played by nurses and midwives in providing health care around the world, and call for strengthen the nursing and midwifery workforce. Nurses and other health workers are at the forefront of COVID-19 response - providing high quality, respectf

Motion to support mayors and leaders of local and regional governments representatives

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:

Local governments in the high-level week: Localization, key to accelerating global agendas

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.

Mediterranean cities and civil society meet in Sfax for Migrants’ Right to the City

For the first time in the framework of dialogue that works on the priorities of decentralized cooperation in the MC2CM project, the subregional event held in Sfax brought together a g

Launch of the World Observatory on Subnational Government Finance and Investment

It offers an open-access database from which first-hand information on local government finances can be extracted and compared between countries.

The role of national associations of Municipalities in the transformation of the Brazilian Federation

This year, Parliament has the challenge of approving major reforms, with an emphasis on pension, tax and political reforms.


A revitalized local-national dialogue at the 1st universal UN-Habitat Assembly

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


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