UCLG and ICOMOS sign an MoU to promote the role of culture and heritage in sustainable development

UCLG and ICOMOS have been collaborating historically on several initiatives, including the #culture2030goal campaign, on the place of culture in the achievement and localization of the UN Agenda 2030, allowing both organizations to develop

Mayors and cultural actors meet in Izmir and virtually for the official launch of the 4th Culture Summit of UCLG

On 10 June 2021, mayors and cultural stakeholders committed to the relation between culture and sustainable and people-centered development met virtually and in Izmir, Turkey, to officially launch the 4th edition of the Culture Summit of United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG).

The launch of the next UCLG Culture Summit in Izmir will include an institutional welcome, a conversation on the cultural impact of Covid-19 and key messages from actors of Izmir and UCLG. The Launch will also explain the main topics of the Summit.

Culture, an essential part of UCLG's policy

The Policy Council on the Right to the City, Opportunities for All and Safer and Resilient Cities hosted political debates with the objective of feeding the political discussions of the organization with specific themes that allow us to show and broaden the work that cities are c

UCLG Culture Summit and Executive Bureau: Cities lead cultural actions in sustainable development

Bearing in mind the growing importance of culture in achieving sustainable cities, UCLG members will debate these issues during three sessions hosted by the UCLG Politicy Councils within the framework of the Culture Summit in Buenos Aires, on 4 and 5 April.

The UCLG Culture Summit: the world's most important gathering on cities, culture and sustainable development

The Autonomous City of Buenos Aires (Argentina) will host the third UCLG Culture Summit on 3-5 April 2019. The City of Buenos Aires has been a pioneer in the development of cultural and creative industries in Latin America, which today represent almost 10% of its economy.