The World Council that met in Haikou on 26 November 2014 has appointed Mauricio Rodas, Mayor of Quito, Ecuador, Co-President of United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) until 2016.
During the opening of the “Seminar on International Action of Local Governments in Iberoamerica”, held in Mexico City on the 10th of November, the governor of State of Mexico, Eruviel Ávila, announced his state’s intention to join to ORU-Fogar. The governor, who had previously held a work
Did you know that 11 EU commissioners out of 28 are former mayors or local councillors? Did you know that each citizen contributes on average € 0,27 per day to the European cohesion funds? And did you know that the EU affects 60% of items on local council agendas?
The first Mayoral Forum on Migration, Mobility and Development, held in Barcelona on 19-20 June, agreed that migration is a rising phenomenon, in particular urban and cross-border migration.
The 6th World Regional Governments Summit, which took place in Cartagena de las Indias, Colombia, within the framework of the General Assembly of the Organization of Regions United-Forum of Regional Governments and
Barcelona, 20 June (EFE) .- The participants of the first Mayoral Forum on Migration, Mobility and Development held today in Barcelona have agreed that the Forum should demonstrate continuity and is to be held next year in the city of Quito (Ecuador).