Sustainable urbanization

Cities Alliance call for proposals for the New Catalytic Fund 2014

Cities Alliance has launched a call for proposals for the 2014 edition of Catalytic Fund (CATF), a Cities Alliance funding instrument which provides grant support for innovative projects that strengthen and promote the role of cities in poverty reduction and in sustainable urban developme

Re-Imagining public spaces

EThekwini Municipality through its Imagine Durban Project and its Municipal Institute of Learning (MILE) and KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Department of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) are partnering with UCLG Committee on Urban Strategic Planning and UCLG Africa to hos

Local government increasingly recognized as critical to progress in adaptation

The report, Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability, is the contribution of Working Group II to the Fifth Assessment of the Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change (IPCC).

The UCLG Campaign for an Urban Goal in SDGs reaches more than 130 supports

UCLG has launched an Awareness Campaign for a Stand-Alone Urban Goal which aims at influencing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) process to acknowledge local and regional governments as a specific sphere of government and as key actors of

Official launch of the GOLD III report on access to basic services and the world urbanization

Rabat, 3 October 2013:The third report of the Global Observatory of Local Democracy and Decentralization (GOLD III) was warmly received by participants on the occasion of its launch at the World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders in Rabat.

The Committee on Peripheral Cities launches a global research study on metropolitan regions

The network of the Forum of the Peripheral Local Authorities (FALP) held its 3rd congress on June 11th, 12th and 13th, 2013 in Canoas (metropolitan region of Porto Alegre - Brazil).

Getting ready for the UN Habitat Governing Council: the role of cities in creating improved economic opportunities

The United Nations Agency in charge of the Habitat Agenda (UN-Habitat) is holding its 24th Governing Council on 15-19 April in Nairobi, Kenya.


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