Local governments in the high-level week: Localization, key to accelerating global agendas

The 74th session of the UN General Assembly will open on 17 September, and the high-level week will take place the following week, from Monday 23 to Friday 27.

Local and regional governments, the greatest ally for ending air-pollution and ensuring a low-carbon future

The air in cities has an impact on the health of their inhabitants. 23% of deaths in cities are related to environmental factors, and more than 90% of the world's population is exposed to levels of air quality that do not conform to the recommendations of the World Health Organization.

UCLG at the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction 2019 in Geneva

The consultation meeting of local and regional governments took place on Tuesday 14th of May and functioned as preparatory meeting for the tree main days of the Global Platform.

A pioneering award to find the world’s best collaborations for climate action

Cities, towns and regions are the pioneering places where local solutions for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and adapting to the effects of climate change need to develop.

Open Letter on the Summary Report for Urban Policymakers: What the IPCC Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5° Means for Cities

A New Summary for Urban Policymakers


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