UCLG and CIB organize first Voluntary Subnational Reviews workshop on 12 March

March 02, 2021     cib    

Following the session on Voluntary Subnational Reviews at the UCLG Retreat on 18 February, which served as a valuable first encounter, UCLG and CIB are organizing the first-ever VSR workshop on 12 March, from 13:30-16:30 CET. The workshop will count on the participation of both local government associations’ representatives and field experts of countries that are engaged in the preparation of VSRs or local government reports to contribute to the Voluntary National Reviews in 2021 in 8 pilot countries, as well as other partners.

How much do you know about Agenda 2030? Learn more through ICLD's Digital education training on Agenda 2030!

January 14, 2021     cib    

ICLD has developed a digital education training to give you an “Introduction to Agenda 2030.”This training aims to give you an introduction to Agenda 2030, a global agenda for addressing the world’s most pressing challenges and driving change towards a sustainable society. The Global Goals (SDGs) of the 2030 Agenda offer an unprecedented opportunity for individuals and local and regional governments (LRGs) to contribute to global sustainability.

Partnerships for the SDGs: Sweden and Zimbabwe work together to promote gender equality

January 14, 2021     cib    

Partnerships are key to the realisation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). ICLD works with several partners in promoting local democracy and sustainable development in line with the Agenda 2030. For example, in Zimbabwe, ICLD partners with Gender Links to strengthen local governments reach several goals, through ICLD’s Zimbabwe Leadership Training Programme.

ICLD interviewed Gender Links Zimbabwe, Country Manager Priscilla Maposa, and this is what she shared about the partnership with ICLD.

How do ICLD and Gender Links complement each other?  

Invitation: join the AACT and NALAS supported Danube Governance Conference - Towards European integration with the SDGs

December 16, 2020     cib    

The Austrian KDZ Centre for Public Administration Research invites all interested parties to the "Danube Governance Conference: Towards European integration with the SDGs" on January 28.

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.

 

 

 

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