SDGs

United Nations Pact for the Future: A Seat for local and regional governments

On 22-23 September 2024, the United Nations will organise the Summit of the Future where the UN Pact...
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Register to the Shaping our Future Conference

In the run-up to the UN Summit of the Future, register to VNG and the City of Utrecht conference Sh...
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Representatives of Latvian municipalities on tour in Belgium

Our Latvian partner LALRG organised a second study visit in Belgium on 15-16 May. In Brussels, Latvi...
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Romania presents climate action at UN event

ACOR, NALAS member from Romania, presented the climate action taken in 2023 under SDG 13 as reflecte...
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The SDGs as a starting point for new municipal partnerships

The Association of Flemish Cities and Municipalities (VVSG) will start a new project in 2024: the SD...
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Videos | Inspiring SDG trajectories of Flemish municipalities

In 2022 and 2023, the Association of Flemish Cities and Municipalities (VVSG) made short videos abou...
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Barometer | How Andalusian citizens perceive municipal public management of global challenges

The Andalusian Fund of Municipalities for International Solidarity (FAMSI) has published its second ...
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Lessons learned on city-to-city partnerships

The Flemish municipalities of Brasschaat, Edegem and Herent went through a process, from 2019 to the...
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Historical step: the Advisory Group of the UN Secretary-General on Local and Regional Governments takes off

On 6 October, 2023, the long-awaited Advisory Group of the United Nations Secretary-General on Local...
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Mayors mobilise in New York to accelerate the implementation of the Global Goals

Over the weekend, a dozen of European mayors and local and regional leaders are taking part to the S...
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The German-African Councillors’ Round Table – A successful Premiere

In early August 2023, more than 30 councillors from Germany, South Africa, Ghana and Kenya came toge...
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Strategic Partnership between Dutch MFA and VNG International for Sustainable Development through improved Local Governance in Uganda

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Discover our new study on progress made by local governments in promoting the Global Goals

The Council of European Municipalities and Regions (CEMR) and PLATFORMA are releasing today (12 July...
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UCLG & NALAS cooperate to support the Voluntary Subnational Review on SDGs in Romania

UCLG World Secretariat and NALAS supported ACOR (NALAS member) in Romania and the Romanian Associati...
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A Majorcan library pioneer in creating an SDG laboratory based on Fons Mallorquí’s exhibition

From 17 April to 19 May, the Es Rafal library in Sa Pobla (Spain), became a space to discover what t...
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Municipalities in the Netherlands join forces for SDG action

On 1st June 2023, representatives of municipalities from all over the Netherlands gathered for the G...
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Mallorca: four new Global Citizenship Education projects have started

The General Assembly of partner entities of Fons Mallorquí, held last March, approved four Global C...
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Flemish cities & municipalities are showing the way

Flemish cities and municipalities are pioneers in translating the SDGs locally. In doing so, they no...
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Municipalities push for regional cooperation by signing the SDG declaration

The province of Gelderland and the municipality of Winterswijk in the Netherlands organised a SDG Da...
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Redoubling efforts to achieve more international commitment to the SDGs

“The 2030 Agenda needs less abstraction and more concreteness” said the Secretary General for Ex...
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