2030 Agenda

Don’t miss the launch of the Italian SDG Portal

Is Milan an inclusive city? Can you ride a bike using bicycle paths in Catania? Could Venice’s env...
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2030 Agenda: Municipalities, regions and their associations are game-changers!

The 2030 Agenda was adopted worldwide 5 years ago by national leaders. Discover the progress made by...
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Towards the 5th anniversary of the approval of the 2030 Agenda

There is a decade to go and the United Nations recognises the difficulty of achieving the SDGs by 20...
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Co-rapporteur Maria Arena reiterates European Parliament strong support to local governments in NDICI negotiations

MEP Maria Arena (S&D, Belgium) made clear that the EU must guarantee funding for local and regio...
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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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New book on cross-border integration and paradiplomacy

On 18 September the publication Integración y paradiplomacia transfronteriza: experiencias comparad...
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3 questions to Itziar Urtasun from the city of Bilbao

Itziar Urtasun is the local councilor in charge of Development Cooperation of the city of Bilbao (Sp...
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HLPF: Local and regional governments are represented in many sessions and side events through PLATFORMA

A delegation of 17 local and regional elected officials representing PLATFORMA is attending this w...
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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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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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The EU confirms its support to partnerships between cities and regions

The European Commission published yesterday its reflection paper “Towards a Sustainable Europe by ...
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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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New publication! Decentralised cooperation to achieve the 2030 Agenda

The Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) & PLATFORMA have just published a new study...
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The European Commission is looking for cities’ partnerships to promote integrated urban development

A call was published by European Commission's DG International cooperation and development (DEVCO) o...
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Local and regional elected representatives from Cités Unies France live from the HLPF in New York

Several French elected representatives, members of Cités Unies France (CUF), took part in the numer...
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24 new international partnerships with Swedish municipalities to boost local democracy

A total of 24 new projects part of activities pursued by ICLD, the Swedish International Centre for ...
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New study: towards more effective and accountable partnerships

New trends in decentralised cooperation offer a major opportunity for local and regional governments...
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European cities and regions join voices to raise citizens’ awareness on Sustainable Development!

On 20 November 2017, PLATFORMA organised the central event of the European Days of Local Solidarity ...
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The Global Strategy: comprehensive but not local enough

The new Global Strategy on Foreign and Security Policy was just presented to EU Member States by Hig...
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