7 October 2013- The United Nations has designated the first Monday of October every year as World Habitat Day with the intention to remind the world of its collective responsibility for the future of the human habitat. This year’s theme "Urban Mobility" reminds us that local and regional
The World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders of UCLG culminated today in Rabat with the announcement of the new Presidency of UCLG – the largest organization of Mayors and local and regional governments in the world.
"It is often said that, like all politics, all development is ultimately local. As the world strives for a more sustainable path in the years ahead, particularly beyond 2015, local voices and local action will be crucial elements in our quest.
Elected representatives of local and regional governments were welcomed by the Vice President of ECOSOC and UN Secretary General Representative in New York. The UN Secretary General sent the following message to participants: "I welcome the creation of the Global Taskforce of Loc
For a vision of territorial solidarity at national and international level: towns, cities and regions responding to new challenges at the World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders in Rabat.
28 may 2013. New York, USA.