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Ce blog se veut un espace de partage de connaissances, d'opinions, de plaidoyer et de débat, à la fois entre les membres de CGLU mais aussi avec la communauté internationale de gouvernements locaux et régionaux. Contributions et commentaires sont les bienvenus, de toute personne qui s'intéresse à la façon dont les gouvernements locaux et régionaux peuvent faire du monde un meilleur endroit pour leurs citoyens, sont ici les bienvenus.

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In this interview, Sara Hoeflich de Duque, Programme Manager at United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) provides an in-depth analysis of the role of local authorities in promoting the Decent Work Agenda at the local level and also reflects more broadly on their contribution to implementing the new sustainable development agenda more broadly. (+)
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In 2007, the share of the world’s population living in urban areas surpassed 50 %. By 2030, approximately 80 % of the developing world’s population will live in cities. What can be done now to ensure that these cities can cope with such growth sustainably? (+)
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Across countries and centuries, this book explores a fundamental social and demographic change: the emergence of a planet of towns and cities. But it looks at this densification of human and economic relations through a specific lens, the increased connectivity triggered by strategic urban bridges. (+)
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In UCLG consultations in the run up to Habitat III, intermediary cities warn that national governments and international institutions underestimate their role in development at their own risk. (+)
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Local Finance - 06/05/2015
Sufficient trillions of dollars for anti-poverty, climate and broad development efforts worldwide are being debated in the run-up to a key conference in Addis Ababa this July. In the process, a parallel key issue has emerged: Where’s the voice for cities, where the lion’s share of future development must occur? (+)
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Habitat III, Urban Agenda - 04/05/2015
The time is ripe for the U.N. system to recognize the special status of contributions from local and regional authorities — coming, as they do, from a sphere of government. (+)

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