local governments

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

In Siem Reap, regional workshop to enhance local governments’ capacity of localising the Sustainable Development Goals

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

Latin American Congress of Local Authorities puts sustainable development at the centre of debates

"We want to declare Latin America as a territory of peace" was the spirit evoked by the Mayor of Sucre and FLACMA President, Iván Arciénega, who led the meeting.

You are still on time to submit your application for the UCLG Peace Prize 2019

[The deadline for submitting an application is April 30th, 2019]

UCLG partakes in the global dialogue regarding the role of the private sector in sustainable urban development

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


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