Este blog es un espacio para el intercambio de conocimientos, de opinión, promoción y debate, tanto entre los miembros de CGLU y la comunidad de los gobiernos locales y regionales. Son bienvenidas las contribuciones y comentarios de cualquier persona interesada en cómo los gobiernos subnacionales pueden hacer del mundo un lugar mejor para sus ciudadanos.

Siga leyendo y descubra las iniciativas más variadas e innovadoras de los gobiernos locales y sus socios de todo el mundo.

Greg Clark
I am delighted that Wiley Blackwell will publish my book about London’s last 25 years in December 2014. Cities are a compelling phenomenon of the current era. The age of globalisation is also an age of globalising cities but the science of cities is only slowly emerging; there is limited understanding of how and why some cities succeed and others fail. (+)
Guangzhou Award for urban innovation
Urban innovation - 23/10/2014
Can an award system for distinctive city innovations go beyond capturing headlines for winners? Can it develop into an ongoing system of learning for cities around the world, inspiring new ways for them to deal with tough social, economic and environmental challenges? (+)
Cities Diplomacy Series
- 07/10/2014
In the following post, Pablo Chillón shares the results of his recent investigations into the attributes and characteristics of the lobby strategies developed by cities and the goals of city advocacy, as well as the extent of and insights into the global performance of true urban diplomacy by cities. (+)
World Cities Day
For the first time ever, the United Nations has declared 31 October ''World Cities Day'', recognising and highlighting the critical role that cities and smart urban planning have to play in sustainable development. To coincide with World Cities Day, UN Habitat and the Guardian also put out a call for the best existing urban ideas. (+)
Belo Horizonte
El Observatorio Ciudades Inclusivas es un espacio de análisis y reflexión sobre políticas locales de inclusión social gestionado y promovido por la Comisión de Inclusión Social de CGLU. (+)
Lucia Tengani - Organic waste in Mtandire
Baziwell is one of the pioneers of a movement started several years ago to improve the urban environment in this unplanned settlement on the edge of Malawi’s capital. Lilongwe city authorities have long neglected waste collection in poor areas like this. (+)