Joint Global Taskforce declaration at UN Summit warns Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development will fail without local governments

"We, the local and regional leaders gathered in United Cities and Local Governments and the Global Taskforce of Local and Regional Governments, have been here this week to make everybody aware that the Sustainable Development Goals – all of them – are at the core of our work."

The role of Local Governments in the Effective Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals

New York, USA - Joint Press Release of the Global taskforce and UNCDF. The Sustainable Development Goals represent a transformative agenda. The objective is to transform the economies and societies of developing countries with a view to eliminating poverty by 2030.

Local and regional governments in New York celebrate Post-2015 process and seek recognition and resources for implementation and monitoring tasks ahead

As the member states of the UN prepare to meet in New York to adopt the new Post-2015 Development Agenda, UCLG celebrates the inclusive process that was carried out to negotiate the new sustainable development goals.

UCLG reaction to final draft of Post-2015 Development Agenda Summit outcome document

The final draft of the outcome document for the UN Summit to adopt the Post-2015 Development Agenda has just been released by the Co-Facilitators of the Intergove

Local and regional governments speak up for localization of Post-2015 Agenda at third High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

On the 26th of June, UCLG President, Mayor Kadir Topbaş, represented local and regional authorities of the Local Authorities Major Group and the Global Taskforce at the opening plenary of the

What kind of cities do we want for the future?: The preparatory process for the New Urban Agenda

The first issue of the new supplement to the Ciudad Sostenible [Sustainable City] magazine, Agenda Urbana [Urban Agenda], focuses on the preparatory process for the T


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