Connective Cities virtual expert consultation to support EALGA’s project idea

November 17, 2020     cib    

One of the four project ideas developed in the framework of the recent Connective Cities dialogue event on the role of LGAs in localising the SDGs was put forward by the East African Local Governments Association (EALGA). EALGA would like to create a regional forum for functional cooperation and engagement for local governments and State Ministries on promoting regional integration through local economic growth and development for sustainability in East Africa.

An authentic City-to-City connection: The success of Barcelona and Maputo!

November 16, 2020     cib    

For almost two decades, the Barcelona City Council has been carrying out development cooperation activities. This experience, which has included engagement with over 40 cities around the world, has provided the Barcelona City Council with enough perspective to increase and consolidate its city-to-city cooperation model.

The Flemish city of Ghent publishes Voluntary Local Review on the SDGs!

November 16, 2020     cib    

The city of Ghent is the first Belgian local government to publish a SDG Voluntary Local Review (VLR). They launched their report in September 2020, during the Week of the Sustainable Municipality in Flanders. The report gives an overview of indicators for all SDGs. In the coming years, they will develop follow-up reports for each P: People in 2021, Prosperity in 2022 and Planet in 2023. Peace and Partnership will be taken into account in each report.

Register your local initiative as a UCLG Local4Action HUB! (deadline: 5 September)

July 21, 2020     cib    

The Local4Action HUBs are a new initiative by UCLG aimed at localizing the Sustainable Development Goals, in practices and initiatives. The Local4Action HUBs should provide a platform for showcasing, recognizing and scaling-up local policies and processes and for fostering synchronization between activities and parts of the broad network while accelerating the constituency’s impact on the implementation of the 2030 Agenda. It’s an opportunity to bring local approaches to sustainability to the forefront of the international conversation.

 

 

 

Register for the SDG reporting webinars in April!

April 07, 2020     cib    

(For Spanish and French information, please see below)

In 2020, 47 countries will be reporting to the UN on their progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). UCLG and the CIB Working Group are organizing a series of webinars in April on the role of local and regional governments and their associations in this reporting process, to ensure that the important work of local and regional governments on this agenda receives enough visibility and attention. 

UCLG’s support Local Governments Associations to report on the localization of the SDGs in five different countries in 2020

December 19, 2019     cib    

In the past few years, UCLG submitted a report on the voice and actions of local and regional governments on SDGs and their implementation at the yearly High Level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development.

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