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Post-2015 - 15.04.2014World Urban Forum, in Medellin (Colombia) to discuss urban sustainable development and the definition of the post-2015 development framework. He also intervened in a video (in French) realised by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs covering the event.
Organised by UN Habitat, the 7th edition of the international forum, gathered a high number of members from civil society, NGOs and local and regional governments to discuss how to tackle social inequalities in cities through sustainable development.
Post-2015 - 07.04.2014share ideas and good practices having a positive impact on people’s lives in urban areas.
For further information, have a look at the campaign’s website.
UCLG - 01.04.2014The UCLG Executive Bureau will be held from 17 to 19 June in Liverpool, by invitation of its Mayor, Mr. Joe Anderson. UCLG members can henceforth register and book accommodation through UCLG website.
This year’s edition takes place during the International Festival for Business (IFB), organised by the City of Liverpool, and the City Leaders Summit.
You can read the draft program in UCLG website.
Agenda 21 for culture - 13.03.2014This meeting will be held between January and April 2015 and aims at promoting the importance of culture as an essential part of local sustainable development policies.
The UCLG Culture Summit will constitute the platform to approve the new Agenda 21 for culture. This document recognises and promotes culture as an engine for sustainable development within different areas, such as local democracy, citizen participation, or cultural diversity.
If you are interested and you meet the requirements to apply, you can submit your application by 28 May 2014 by writing to the UCLG Secretariat general at: UCLGExBu@uclg.org, and adding in copy: firstname.lastname@example.org
UCLG - 04.03.2014UCLG launches a a brand new version of its website. By using a more modern design this new version aims to facilitate the navigation for visitors while adapting to new internet uses.
CGLU invites you to browse through the pages of their new website and share your views with them via email@example.com.
Euromed - 28.02.2014
Other points of discussion included the European Neighbourhood Policy, a cohesion strategy for the Mediterranean and a new initiative aimed at strengthening the institutional capacities of local and regional authorities in the area of urban development.
CEMR was represented by the mayor of Malaga, Francisco de la Torre Prados.
A summary of the debates is available on the ARLEM website.
Post-2015 - 20.02.2014UCLG and its regional members on 18 and 19 February 2014 to prepare the next international meetings on the post-2015 Agenda and the Habitat III Conference in 2016.
Representatives from the United Nations and local representatives, as Ronan Dantec - UCLG spokesman on international negotiations on climate change - also participated in the discussions. For further information on this event you can have a look at the global taskforce’s website.
Climate change - 19.12.2013
You can find the answers to these questions within the two papers on international climate negotiations that our Policy Officer for International Cooperation, Maxime Ramon, has produced :
- Climate Negotiations: Questions and answers to understand what is at stake and how we are responding
- Climate change negotiations: glossary
Enjoy the reading!
UN-Habitat - 05.12.2013
Executive summary in English
Full report in English
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