Local Finance and Development

Exchanges on local government financing mechanisms and information systems in West Africa

The regional workshop was part of a collaborative effort between the GIZ regional project, UCLG Africa, the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) and the UCLG-OECD World Observatory on Subnational Government Finance and Investment.

Ensuring income and investment in local service provision is critical for global recovery

The Live Learning Session that took place on April 23, 2020 organized in collaboration Global Fund for Cities Development (FMDV) and UNCDF, provided an opportunity to foster exchanges among local and regional governments and key partners such as the Frenc

Setting-up of the International Municipal Investment Fund - Technical Assistance

In order to assist the cities in preparing their project documentation for submission to the International Municipal Investment Fund, UNCDF has set up a Technical Assistance Facility - IMIF-TAF.

Decentralization, Local financing and Localization of the Sustainable Development Goals, key topics at the 13th annual DeLoG meeting

The three-day Annual Meeting was opened by Pieter Jeroense, Deputy General Director of VNG, followed by the remarks of Jelte van Wieren, Director of the Department for Stabilization and Humanitarian Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands.

Local and Regional Governments must be able to directly access adequate resources for financing sustainable investments

UCLG Committee on Local Finance participated in the World Summit Climate and Territories,organized on 1 & 2 July in Lyon-France, by the Rhône-Alpes Region.

Local and regional governments join discussions at the 3rd International Conference on Financing for Development

The debates on new local financing systems at the Third International Conference on Financing for Development in Addis Ababa-Ethiopia (13-16 July 2015) will be critical to the quest for sustainable urban developm

Progress made in recognition of importance of local financing to sustainable development on the road to Addis Ababa

Local and regional governments support article 31 of revised draft and call for commitments to tackling the urban infrastructure investment deficit in the Financing for Development Outcome Document.


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