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Local and regional governments are taking part in HLPF 2021!

The meeting of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) is held from Tuesday...
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Watch out – Upcoming activities around the UN & the SDGs

While 2020 has been so far a challenging year for all of us, it also marks the 75th anniversary of t...
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What’s in the pipeline for the next 3 months?

Last months were very busy for PLATFORMA and its partners and the next 3 ones won’t be restful...
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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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World Urban Forum – assessing progress in the implementation of the New Urban Agenda

The city of Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) hosted the ninth edition of the World Urban Forum (WUF9). One an...
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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;...
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Sub-national governments on the way towards localisation of SDGs

A contribution of UCLG to the Global Taskforce, presented in July at the High Level Political Forum ...
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Localising the SDGs & delivering the 2030 Agenda? Local governments are already taking actions!

While global and EU leaders are looking for ways to implement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG...
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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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Habitat III opens the door to towns and regions!

The final draft of the new Urban Agenda finally opens the door to local and regional governments. Th...
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Urban Agenda: Countdown to listen to cities at Habitat III

The informal negotiations in New York from 7-9 September mark the beginning of the countdown to the ...
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Have UN Member States listened to cities in the latest draft of the New Urban Agenda for Habitat III?

The latest draft of the New Urban Agenda reveals that the voices of cities and territories are havin...
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Global Urban Agenda: European institutions announce their full support to local governments

Each national delegation has to include a local or regional government representative during Habitat...
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Which role for local and regional governments in Habitat III process?

The role of towns and regions in the consultation process of Habitat III should be strengthened, wil...
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“Local governments need a seat at the negotiation table!”

Local governments want a seat at the Habitat III negotiation table. That is the message CEMR and PLA...
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PLATFORMA positive about the Council conclusions on Habitat III

PLATFORMA believes that the Habitat III process is key in rethinking sustainable urban development. ...
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Habitat III: zero draft of the new Urban Agenda points in the right direction

The Habitat III Secretariat just released the zero draft of the new Urban Agenda on May 6. Although ...
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