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Monday, 23/05/2016
As a consequence of the political decentralisation that took place in Indonesia from the 1990s, the cities and municipalities of the country (also known as kotamadya) have become essential governmental actors with a broad range of potentialities to...
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Monday, 09/05/2016
The next 16 and May 17 will be held at United Nations Headquarters in New York Habitat III hearings for local and regional authorities as well as the first session of the second World Assembly of Local and Regional Governments.During these preparatory...
Monday, 21/12/2015
United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG), together with the London School of Economics (LSE), is to lead one of 10 policy units as part of the preparations for the Habitat III Conference, to be held in Quito (Ecuador), in October 2016. More...
Monday, 21/12/2015
‘The State of the Asian and Pacific Cities 2015: Urban transformation. Shifting from quantity to quality’ is the latest report in the State of Cities - Regional Reports series published by UN-Habitat (the United Nations Human Settlements...
Monday, 21/12/2015
With the theme ‘Building the future of Africa with its people: the contribution of African local authorities to the Agenda 2063 for Africa’, the Seventh Africities - Summit of African Local Governments was held in Johannesburg (South Africa)...
Monday, 21/12/2015
LSE Cities and the Deutsche Bank Alfred Herrhausen Society, in conjunction with The Guardian Cities, held a series of global debates from 19 November to 3 December to celebrate the anniversary of the Urban Age programme. These open public debates...

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