The Global Taskforce stands up for an inclusive and sustainable agenda at UN headquarters

The members of the Global Taskforce of Local and Regional Leaders gathered in New York on 13 December at the invitation of UN Habitat, the Group of Friends of sustainable cities and UCLG.

UCLG contributes to defining the International Guidelines on Urban and Territorial Planning IGUTP

Following the UN-Habitat Governing Council resolution 24/3 in April 2013 on “Inclusive and sustainable urban p

Local and regional governments committed to poverty eradication

On the International Day for Poverty Eradication, UCLG wants to confirm the commitment of its Local and Regional Governments members to end extreme poverty in all its forms, in the context of sustainable development

Mayors and Subnational Leaders meet in Nantes and renew commitment to upscale climate change actions

Three years after the signature of the Mexico Pact, and as the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report is published, Cities and regions and their international networks came together at the World Mayors Summit on Climate Change on Saturday 28 September 2013 in Nantes, to r

The Committee on Peripheral Cities launches a global research study on metropolitan regions

The network of the Forum of the Peripheral Local Authorities (FALP) held its 3rd congress on June 11th, 12th and 13th, 2013 in Canoas (metropolitan region of Porto Alegre - Brazil).

UCLG recalls ECOSOC Ministers the key role of culture in development

The annual ministerial review of the ECOCOC (United Nations Economic and Social Council) was dedicated this year to:  Science, technology and innovation, and the potential of culture, for promoting sustainable development and achieving the Millennium Development Goals.


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