The 2019 UCLG Peace Prize Jury

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.

Cities are standing #WithRefugees

According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, more than 25 million people live outside their country to avoid and protect themselves and their families from the violence that spreads across our planet.

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.

A revitalized local-national dialogue at the 1st universal UN-Habitat Assembly

The UN-Habitat Assembly was the first of its kind, replacing the traditional UN-Habitat Governing Council. The organized constituency of local and regional governments welcomed the universal membership o

International Conference of the World Observatory on Subnational Government Finance and Investment

The World Observatory on Subnational Government Finance and Investment is a global platform for collecting and analysing subnational finance and investment, territorial organization and multi-level governance in 120+ countries.

UCLG at the Biennale of Public Space- place making and local governments

Therefore, UCLG and its members, in particular those joining the strategic planning committee, CUSP, have successfully promoted public space to be considered a public service in the policy formulations related to the New Urban Agenda, as well as public space having a specific target (7) of the go

High participation of local governments during the 3rd Regional Forum for Local Economic Development for Latin America in Barranquilla

United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG), as member of Local Economic Development World Forum and Intermediary Regional Forum’s Executive Committees, co-organized some panel discussions about natural resources’ sustainable management in Amazonia, which raised a large participat

Eurasian cities in a struggle for heritage preservation

The conference was held from April 29 to May 2, 2019 in the city of Denpasar at the kind invitation of Mayor Ida Bagus Rai Dharmawijaya Mantra on the theme “Resilient Heritage and Tourism”.

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