Engaging local governments at the World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction

The Third United Nations World Conference on Disaster Reduction (WCDRR) will take place from 13 to 18 March in Sendai, Japan, where an agreement on the post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction will be adopted.

The European Year for Development – the road towards an engaged and active citizenship

The year 2015 will comprise many high-level events whose conclusions will prove decisive for the sustainable future, namely the adoption of the new sustainable development agenda and the Paris Climate Conference, and has most fittingly been designated as the European Year for Development,

It's time to transform our cities and territories looking beyond Post 2015!

2015 will be an unprecedented year for local and regional governments in the international agenda, with an unparalleled concentration of international policy-making processes covering a wide range of topics. Several significant international events will coinc

Global Taskforce response to the UNSG Synthesis Report on Post-2015: The Road to Dignity by 2030

Global Taskforce's response to the Synthesis Report of the UN Secretary-General on the Post-2015 Development Agenda: "The Road to Dignity by 2030: Ending Poverty, Transform

Educating Cities interviews Josep Roig, UCLG Secretary General

Josep Roig was named Secretary General of United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) in September 2011. He was a founding member of Metropolis in 1985, becoming Secretary General of the organization in 1999. 

Could you describe the UCLG’s main goals?



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