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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...
Tuesday, 16/06/2015
The preparation process towards Habitat III includes the elaboration of 22 issue papers and the creation of 10 policy units. These issue papers are summary documents that address one or more research areas, highlight general findings and identify...
Tuesday, 16/06/2015
The European Development Days (EDDs) were held on 3 and 4 June, as part of the European Year for Development 2015. The motto for this year was ‘Our World, Our Dignity, Our Future’, and it provided an opportunity for European actors in development to...
Tuesday, 16/06/2015
The Faculty of Architecture, Urban Planning and Design of the Universidad Nacional de Córdoba (Argentina), together with UN-Habitat, have organised the competition ‘Think of Housing, Live the City’ as part of Habitat III, the third UN Conference on...
Ghana
Tuesday, 16/06/2015
On 14 May, the World Bank and the Government of Ghana published a report on urbanisation in Ghana entitled ‘Rising through Cities in Ghana’, which analyses the growing challenges posed by the country’s urbanisation, including consolidation of the...
Indicadors
Tuesday, 16/06/2015
Local governments, through the main Local Authorities Group, part of the Global Task Force, have sent a letter to the joint presidents of the intergovernmental negotiations on the 2015 development agenda asking for formal mechanism to take part in the...

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