UN-Habitat

Innovation, Proximity & Solidarity: Local Economic Development as Immediate Response

Local and regional governments are playing a key innovative role in giving impetus to the maintenanc...
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World Urban Forum: Here’s where Europe’s local and regional governments will play an active role

Today, 55% of the world’s population lives in urban areas, and this proportion is expected to incr...
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World’s first ever UN Habitat Assembly promises local-friendly future

We all live somewhere. And we all want the place we live in to provide a good quality of life. At th...
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PLATFORMA will be at UN-Habitat 1st Assembly meeting in Nairobi

Three local elected representatives will attend the first session of the UN-Habitat Assembly in Na...
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Venice 2030: the conclusions of the multi-stakeholder dialogue are online

The conclusion of the  November 'Venice City Solutions 2030-Financing the SDGs at the local level' ...
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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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Local and regional leaders met UN Secretary General

"Expectations are high on the objectives set by the UN towards local and regional governments; it is...
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When localising the SDGs is shared in a creative and participatory environment

The Global Taskforce of Local and Regional Governments  (GTF) – which is facilitated by UCLG – ...
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Local governments are crucial for the implementation of the global development agendas

Representatives from local and regional government networks gathered in Istanbul on 24 April for the...
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5 questions on the New Urban Agenda: Citiscope interviews PLATFORMA

Citiscope, a leading media on local issues, interviewed PLATFORMA Policy adviser Wouter Boesman on t...
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At Habitat III, the EU commits to increase support to city-to-city cooperation

The EU Commissioner announced that the EU would “boost cooperation between cities around the world...
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Our shortlisted events for Habitat III

Habitat III is the third United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development. Twe...
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UCLG Congress starts today: our 7 shortlisted events

The 2016 edition of UCLG World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders starts today in Bogotá, capita...
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Local governments are at the forefront of humanitarian crises

Participants to the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul (Turkey) made it clear that local actors a...
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PLATFORMA brings the voice of decentralised cooperation to the World Humanitarian Summit

The first World Humanitarian Summit just kicked off today in Istanbul (Turkey) with high expectatio...
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Local authorities should be involved in evaluating humanitarian programmes

The Council conclusions on forced displacement and development are positive but the role of local an...
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