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Tuesday, 07/03/2017
UCLG, with the support of UN Women, is calling for a global indicator to track gender equality in local government and drive the achievement of SDG 5.On International Women’s Day 2017, UCLG wishes to underline the vital importance of increasing the...
Tuesday, 24/01/2017
On 7 December, in the context of “The Guangzhou International Urban Innovation Conference” the winners of the 3rd Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation were announced. Launched in 2012 and co-sponsored by United Cities and Local Governments...
Monday, 28/11/2016
The United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development, Habitat III, took place in Quito between the 17 and 20 October, with the aim of developing the New Urban Agenda. 20 years after the last meeting in Istanbul, Habitat II,...
Monday, 28/11/2016
The launch of The State of European Cities Report will take place next Tuesday, November 29, on an event organized by the London School of Economics. Co-authored by experts of the Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy of the European...
Monday, 28/11/2016
The millennial city of Guangzhou, China, will host the Guangzhou International Urban Innovation Conference on December 5-8.  Leader on the field of urban innovation in China, Guangzhou has been a historical business centre up until today. Among the...
Monday, 07/11/2016
On the 15 October, and coinciding with the closure of the Fifth World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders, a new president and vice-presidents for United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) was chosen. Mpho Parks Tau, current president of the African...

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