Local governments are crucial for the implementation of the global development agendas

Representatives from local and regional government networks gathered in Istanbul on 24 April for the meeting of the United Nations Advisory Committee of Local Authorities (UNACLA), under the theme "The global development agend

INSIGHT: German municipalities begin to localize the SDGs

On  the 8th of February 2017, the UCLG World Secretariat was invited to share its global strategy for SDG localization and get feedback on local experiences at an exchange in Dortmund, Germany.

“Region, Life and Culture in the New Urban Agenda” debated at the UCLG ASPAC Congress

From 3 to 8 September 2016, UCLG ASPAC celebrated its congress in Jeollabuk-do, Gunsan, South Korea, with the theme “Region, Life and Culture in the New Urban Agenda”.

Cities will be on the front lines of implementing the global goals

By Brock Carlton, Brock Carlton is the Chief Executive Officer of the


Women, Leadership and Development: leading the global agenda from the front

On 6 December, Mayor of Paris and Chair of the UCLG Standing Committee on Gender Equality, Anne Hidalgo, hosted “Women, Leadership and Development” at Paris City Hall, in the framework of UCLG World Council and the COP 21.


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