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Thursday, 22/10/2015
The United Nation’s extraordinary Sustainable Development Summit was held last September at UN Headquarters in New York, where the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development was adopted. The Agenda consists of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) and 169...
Thursday, 22/10/2015
With the aim of sharing knowledge and discussing urban issues, the United Nations has designated this month as ‘Urban October 2015’, proposing a wide variety of activities to celebrate it. The activities started on 5 October with World Habitat Day,...
Thursday, 22/10/2015
Last October 16, at the Sixth Roundtable of Mayors and Ministers of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) held in Mexico City, United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the next...
Thursday, 22/10/2015
The Seminar on Decentralisation and Governance was held in Tunisia last September, organised by the International Association of Francophone Regions in conjunction with the French region Rhône-Alpesand other Tunisian authorities. The main aim of the...
Thursday, 22/10/2015
A UCLG representative, Patrick Braouezec, President of the French agglomeration community Plaine Communeand the Committee on Social Inclusion, took part in the 30th Meeting of the United Nations Human Rights Council Advisory Committee, held in Geneva...
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...

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