International municipal movement

Former Mayor of Lisbon and founding member of UCLG, Jorge Sampaio, to be awarded inaugural UN Nelson Mandela Prize

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.

Take part in UCLG's International Poster Competition!

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

In Doha, UCLG stresses local and regional governments’ role in Sustainable Development

UCLG Secretary General Josep Roig arrived in Doha to participate in the 16th Conference of The Arab Town Organisation (ATO) held from May 14 to 16 and entitled "Cities and The Challenges of Sustainable Development”.

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