On behalf of the family of local governments across the world, the members of the World Organisation United Cities and Local Governments wish to express their deepest condolences and sympathy to the people of the Ivory Coast and Turkey, and the families of the victims, following the t
The Third Report of the Global Observatory on Local Democracy and Decentralization (GOLD III) is dedicated to the issue of basic services.
From 15-19 February, 2016 UCLG hosted the second edition of the Annual Retreat in Barcelona, the home of the organization’s World Secretariat.
From 15-19 February, 2016 UCLG will host the second edition of the Annual Retreat in Barcelona, the home of the organization’s World Secretariat.
The President of the United Nations General Assembly, Sam Kutesa, announced this week that the first-ever recipients of the United Nations Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Prize will be Jorge Fernando Branco Sampaio and Dr. Helena Ndume.
(24 June 2015 – Barcelona, Spain) As part of the preparations for the World Humanitarian Summit, nearly 50 representatives of local governments, professional associations, academic and research institutions and humanitarian and development actors gathered recently in Barcelona to develop
From 10 to 12 June 2015, the city of Porto Alegre (Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil), will host the first meeting of the UCLG Executive Bureau for 2015, an important event for the organisation that aims to strengthen the cohesion of its global network.
Can local government be lumped together with soft drinks producers? The obvious answer is "no". Yet, this is the rule applied in Brussels since the beginning of 2015 with the coming into force of the guidelines on the EU lobby register.