On the occasion of the hearings with civil society and the business sector organized by the United Nations General Assembly as part of the preparation of the third International Conference on Financing for Development (FfD3), the Global Taskforce of Local
Local Finance and Development
By Josep Roig, UCLG Secretary General
The intensive discussions taking place on the new sustainable development agenda that will culminate this year will not mean much without adequate financing and the renewal of financing mechanisms.
With a mission to promote the financing of local governments, the Committee on Local Finances for Development (CLFD) deploys a number of "pilot" activities on the African continent, with the intention to extend them to all sections of UCLG.