Localizing SDGs

Discover VVSG three new publications on the SDGs

The SDGs are now firmly anchored at the local policy level in Flanders, but VVSG continues to inspir...
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Bonaccini: the recovery must be based on sustainable growth and cooperation

Stefano Bonaccini, President of CEMR and its Italian section (AICCRE) opened a webinar of 3 June on ...
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FAMSI invites you to participate in the campaign “We are local governments. We are the world”

The Andalusian Fund of Municipalities for International Solidarity (FAMSI) launched a campaign to pu...
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GOLD V report – Mapping local action for the global agendas

What will the world look like in 2030? Will the future be one of degraded ecosystems and entrenched ...
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Germany: The Club of the 2030 Agenda municipalities postpones its fifth annual meeting

Because of the COVID19-pandemic the fifth annual meeting of the Club of the 2030 Agenda municipaliti...
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Opinion article | EU global response to COVID-19: a global pandemic with local solutions!

This op-ed by PLATFORMA Director, Marlène Siméon, was originally published in English in Euractiv...
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Flemish mayors explain the Sustainable Development Goals in video

In a short film launched by the Association of Flemish Cities and Municipalities (VVSG), the mayors ...
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UCLG-CIB Webinar: Local & regional governments in the SDG reporting process – Towards the HLPF 2020

United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) and the Capacity and Institution Building (CIB) Working G...
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Cités Unies France “Rencontres” postponed to September

The 11th edition of Cités Unies France “Rencontres” of local authorities’ international actio...
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Looking for partners for the European Commission call on city-to-city partnerships?

[updated on 3 & 8 April: Ukraine & Morocco added] PLATFORMA has received several requests fo...
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New deadlines for the European Commission call on city-to-city partnerships!

The deadline to send applications (concept notes) to the European Commission call for proposals ...
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The internationalisation of territories, a major challenge and a strong asset for local governments

[dates updated on 2 April 2020] The 11th edition of Cités Unies France "Rencontres" of local author...
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Focus on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable development during SALAR’s International Day

On January 20th, our partner SALAR organized its International Day 2020 in Stockholm. More than 180 ...
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Register to the Summer course on Local Governance and Localising the SDGs

The Hague Academy for Local Governance is offering, together with the International cooperation age...
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Do you want to build new city-to-city partnerships? Take part to the European Commission new call!

You missed the 2018 European Commission call for proposals “Local Authorities: Partnerships for su...
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Promising meeting with Commissioner Urpilainen’s cabinet

Mid-January, our team met Commissioner Urpilainen’s cabinet member Renaud Savignat. The discussion...
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Have you seen our SDG calendar?

From Monday 2nd December to Tuesday 24th December, there were exactly 17 working days left before th...
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Conclusions on the SDGs: A little step for the EU Council, a big step for local and regional governments

PLATFORMA reacted very positively following the adoption and release of a new set of conclusions on ...
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EDLS story: Cités Unies France Escape game to raise awareness on the SDGs

To support the European Days of Local Solidarity (EDLS) 2019 campaign, PLATFORMA is publishing a ser...
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Von der Leyen’s confirmation speech: 7 opportunities and threats for local government

After much delay and uncertainty, the European Union finally has a new team at the helm, led by Comm...
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