A two-day training at the headoffice of VNG International in The Hague signalled the start of the advocacy efforts to be undertaken by the UCLG Champions. It proved to be an inspirational couple of days for both trainers and trainees.
Source: UCLG Working Group on the Middle East
The CIB working group secretariat will actively participate in the UCLG World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders in Rabat, 1-4 October 2013.
Our agenda will consist of the following activities:
Cités Unies France (CUF) with the support of the French Development Agency (AFD), is organising a side-event in Rabat that will take place on Tuesday 1st October on the role of local and regional authorities and of elected representatives in crisis situations and in overcoming crises.
UCLG supports decentralised South-South cooperation between local governments with the support of local government associations.
This year the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) has offered to host the annual UCLG CIB Working Group meeting (13-14 June, Ottawa).