Solidarity with Ivory Coast and Turkey

On behalf of the family of local governments across the world, the members of the World Organisation United Cities and Local Governments wish to express their deepest condolences and sympath​​y to the people of ​the ​Ivory Coast and Turkey, and the families of the victims, following the tragic attacks in ​Grand-Bassam and Ankara.

​Such acts​ aim to attack the core values of​ democracy and free and peaceful societies​, and sadly have an increasing impact on cities and citizens worldwide.

Local and regional leaders remain in solidarity with their peers across the world​ facing ​all forms of terrorism.