The City of Barcelona reinforces its support to the Middle East

July 11, 2017     cib    

Cities and regions throughout the world are raising their stakes in humanitarian support, realising that foreign action is a responsibility of all levels of government. The City of Barcelona’s activities in Lebanon and Jordan are a good example of the power that resides in cities to reach out and support foreign cities and regions by sharing both resources and local expertise.

CIB members support Local Governments dealing with Syrian refugee influx

March 29, 2017     cib    

Several CIB members are currently active in the Middle East, supporting local governments which are dealing with the Syrian refugee crisis. The region has been heavily impacted by the crisis which creates considerable challenges for local governments. Both the Province of Barcelona and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), as well as VNG International, have launched  projects in the region, of which you will find short descriptions below.

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