100 years

10 years already!

On the 5th of May 2004, leaders and representatives of cities and regions from across the world came together in Paris to create a united world organization of local authorities.

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In May 2004, mayors and political leaders from all over the world came together in Paris for the Founding Congress of the World Organization of United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG).  Ten years later, UCLG continues to represent and defend all types of local and regional governments

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From the 1st to the 4th of October, the city of Rabat will be at the forefront of the international scene as thousands of local and regional leaders come from all corners of the world for the World Congress of United Cities and Local Governments.

Join us in celebrating the Centenary of our movement in Rabat!

With less than two weeks to go until the opening of the World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders and its World Congress, UCLG are intensifying preparations for the highlight of this year´s centennial celebration: a large-scale temporary exhibition that will retr

Resilient Cities: the UCLG and Rockefeller Foundation Centenary Challenges

Some 50 percent of the world’s population now live in urban cities. In view of this and as part of its centennial year initiatives, the Rockefeller Foundation is focusing their attention on improving service delivery in urban settings.


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