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African and European leaders take steps towards an African Charter for local gender equality

Nearly 60 local leaders from Africa and Europe gathered online on Tuesday (28 July) to discuss the c...
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Africa’s Local and Regional Governments declared climate ambitions in Accra

More than 2,000 representatives of African local and regional governments and non-state actors gathe...
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First step for the “Local Authorities Charter for Gender Equality in Africa”

A group of gender equality experts and local elected representatives from Africa and Europe met on 4...
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Province of Barcelona: seminar on the contribution of decentralised cooperation to the 2030 Agenda

On 17 and 18 June 2019, the seminar "The Contribution of Decentralised Cooperation to the Achievemen...
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The “Local authorities Charter for gender equality in Africa” is getting drafted

This was an outcome of the 8th Africities Summit in Marrakech (Morocco) last November: the first me...
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#EDD19: Towns and regions reduce inequalities and leave no one and no place behind

PLATFORMA, together with the 5 major local and regional government organisations – AIMF, CEMR, CLG...
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What you shouldn’t miss at EDD 2019!

Did you know that cities and regions play a key role in reducing inequalities all over the world? Th...
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Addressing inequalities at territorial level: What are the lessons learnt in Albania, Zambia, Lebanon and Spain for the effective implementation of SDG 10?

Concrete experiences from Albania, Lebanon, Zambia and Spain will be presented during a quality-driv...
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Africities 2018: city-to-city cooperation to empower young people

Youth, as a player in the transition to sustainable development, was the core of the exchanges durin...
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Signature of the Africa-Europe Marrakesh Pact for local equality

A draft “Africa-Europe Pact for local equality” was signed at the 8th Africities Summit in Marra...
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Africities: 6 sessions you shouldn’t miss!

Africa and Europe are both in need of sustainability. That’s why cities from both continents have ...
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Making SDG5 happen! Local and regional governments are already taking action for gender equality #EDD18

The European Development Days (EDD), Europe’s leading forum on international development cooperati...
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Safety and security in cities are a crucial concern of women and young girls

Cities will be sustainable only when women’s and girls’ perspectives are taken into account. Thi...
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At EDD18, don’t miss the Global Village City Hall!

For the second year, PLATFORMA & CEMR joined forces with AIMF, CLGF, UCLG and UCLG-Africa to rep...
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To be effective, development cooperation policies need to involve local and regional governments

The Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation (GPEDC) is a multi-stakeholder platf...
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“Cities for girls and young women = cities for all” High-level panel at the European Development Days 2018

PLATFORMA/CEMR, Plan International, UN HABITAT, and United Cities and Local Governments–Africa are...
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#EDD18: attend our Auditorium session “Cities for girls and young women = cities for all”

PLATFORMA/CEMR, Plan International, UN HABITAT, and United Cities and Local Governments - Africa are...
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McAvan: “We often underestimate the importance of local government in economic development”

“Local government is close to people. It can make real change at low cost and quickly,” said DEV...
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Bonaccini: “In Africa and Europe, the future is local – ignoring it is a dramatic mistake”

"As African and European Heads of state and government have concluded their 5th African Union and Eu...
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Leaders of local and regional governments of Africa and Europe send a strong message to the 5th AU-EU Summit in Abidjan

150 leaders of local and regional governments from African and European Union met in Abidjan, Côte ...
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