The membership of United Cities and Local Governments is deeply concerned about the increasing violence and tension in Palestine and Israel.
The applications have been checked for their eligibility, and are currently being carefully scored by the Jury. We are proud to present you with the members of the jury of the second edition of the UCLG Peace Prize.
The Outcome Document of the Forum, the Commitment to the Agenda of Cities for Coexistence and Peace, expanded upon the line of work that had been opened during the first Forum, which explored the links between SDGs 11 and 16: between building sustainable, resilient cities, and pr
Previous decades -and, in particular, the 1980s- saw a boost in decentralization and yet, in the present day, we are witnessing regressive scenarios in regards to the funding that local governments need.
The day also saw the Business Sessions of both the UCLG Executive Bureau and the World Council. Parks Tau, President of UCLG, chaired the Business Session of the UCLG Executive Bureau along with Co-Presidents Mauricio Rodas, Mayor of Quito, and Ada Colau
By Emilia Saiz, Secretary General of UCLG
On 21 September, International Day of Peace, UCLG and our members recall that peace is defined, not just by the absence of physical violence, but by inclusive communities that protect human rights, combat inequalities and treasure diversity.
The UCLG World Secretariat on behalf of local governments across the world wish to express their deepest condolences and sympathy to the Mayor of Istanbul and President of UCLG, the people of Istanbul and Turkey, the families of the victims and to the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality f