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Thursday, 22/10/2015
UN-Habitat has publishedinternational guidelines on urban and territorial planning with the aim of meeting the challenge posed by urbanisation. The world is changing rapidly and the urban population is increasing dramatically; by 2030, 60% of the world’s...
Congrés Euroasia
Thursday, 22/10/2015
The Eurasian Local Governments Congress took place last August in Kazan (Russian Federation) under the title ‘Local Decisions for Global Development: Towards Eurasian Integration’.The main aim was to strengthen the capabilities of local authorities in...
Thursday, 30/07/2015
The UN-Habitat Global Land Tool Network is working to create a package of information on municipal financing in developing countries.  A group of experts met at an event entitled, ‘Municipal Financing in Developing Cities: Review of Land-based...
Thursday, 30/07/2015
The final draft of the outcome document for the United Nations Summit to Adopt the Post-2015 Development Agenda has been published. This document, which is expected to be approved, calls for the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals, to replace...
Thursday, 30/07/2015
Last June, at an informal meeting of EU Ministers responsible for Territorial Cohesion and Urban Matters, held in Riga under the Latvian presidency of the Council of the European Union, a Declaration on the future Urban Agenda was adopted.  Under...
Thursday, 30/07/2015
This July, the Third International Conference on Financing for Development was held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. At this meeting, local governments defended the localisation of the Post-2015 Agenda, arguing that the battle for sustainable development will...

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