To further discuss how COVID-19 is impacting development cooperation by international organisations, national governments ànd local governments, UCLG and CIB have decided to organise a high-level dialogue (a #CitiesareListening event), where we invite representatives from all of these parties.
The COVID-19 pandemic has shown that it is not possible to separate the protection of health from other public services. The current situation has also opened up new spaces for collaboration between actors working on different levels and areas to respond together to joint challenges.
The Al-LAs Alliance, within the framework of its 11th Learning Workshop, seeks to capitalize on the importance of working in global networks, in order to be able to respond to crises and emergencies at a global level.
On Thursday, 22nd of October, the #CitiesAreListening experience took place in the form of an open conversation between María Fernanda Espinosa, President of the 73 UN General Assembly, and Dr Vasu Gounden, Founder and Executive Director of ACCORD, in which they
Over the past months UCLG, Metropolis and UN-Habitat have hosted a series of online Live Learning Experiences (LLEs), adding up to more than 40 hours of idea sharing and featuring case studies from over 130 cities and regions.