Local Government Associations discuss approaches and lessons learned related to crisis management

November 01, 2022     cib    

At the occassion of the UCLG world congress, Local Government Associations (LGA) from all around the world gathered for a LGA Forum. This years' edition discussed how LGAs are responding to global crises, including COVID-19, the climate emergency and social-economic inequalities, and what there is to learn from each other in this regard. The Forum was organized by GAOK (Korea) and VNG (The Netherlands). Metropolis, CUF (France), SALGA (South Africa), FCM (Canada), FSLGA (Sri Lanka), CLAIR (Japan), FEMP (Spain) and UMT (Turkey) participated as co-organisers.

METROPOLIS Webinar in French on Internationalisation and Metropolitan Spaces - 25 November

November 03, 2020     cib    

Currently, the management of local policies and the exercising of their competences by local governments implies the need to generate bonds with international actors and their insertion in that sphere. Additionally, international agendas define scenarios where an act of representation, visibility, and influence must be put into practice, taking into account the effects and challenges presented by the decisions made to these instances on the local sphere.

Metropolis: Megacities - more vulnerable, but crucial to providing solutions in times of crisis

July 06, 2020     cib    

Celebrate World Metropolitan Day: sign up before September 7th

September 02, 2019     cib    

The World Metropolitan Day campaign calls on local and regional authorities across the world to organize an event on October 7th to bring together the representatives of the different levels of government that operate in the same metropolitan area, and promote open discussions about the pressing issues that they face together, as part of a metropolitan community.


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