Register for the SDG reporting webinars in April!

April 07, 2020     cib    

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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.

Date limite 29 novembre: Enquête sur le lien entre la coopération décentralisée et les ODD

November 08, 2019     cib    

Un grand nombre de nos organisations s’efforcent d’élaborer des plans et des politiques visant à mettre en œuvre - ou à localiser - les objectifs de développement durable, chez nous et à l’étranger. Dans tous nos programmes internationaux, nous visons à renforcer les capacités des gouvernements locaux et de leurs associations et à faciliter la participation à la planification nationale et à l'établissement de rapports sur le développement. Dans quelle mesure les ODD peuvent-ils aider cette coopération décentralisée, et inversement?

Fecha límite 29 de noviembre: Encuesta sobre la conexión entre la cooperación descentralizada y los ODS

November 08, 2019     cib    

Muchas de nuestras organizaciones se esfuerzan por diseñar planes y políticas para implementar –o localizar– los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible, tanto en su propio país como en el exterior. En todos nuestros programas internacionales, nuestro objetivo es desarrollar la capacidad de los gobiernos locales y sus asociaciones, y promover su participación en la planificación nacional y en la presentación de informes de seguimiento sobre el desarrollo. ¿En qué medida pueden los ODS ayudar a la cooperación descentralizada, y viceversa?

CIB prepares for UCLG congress and discusses future at annual meeting in Vienna

September 27, 2019     cib    

Local democracy and international solidarity are under stress. Local governments play a crucial role in international relations and programmes – how can we, as CIB Working Group, continue to raise awareness for the role and responsibilities of local governments in development cooperation, aid effectiveness and democracy? And how can we assure sufficient means for local governments, both for domestic challenges, as for international work?

Venice City Solutions 2030: active citizenship and SDGs

April 18, 2019     cib    

The date for the second edition of the Venice City Solution 2030 has been released. From the 24th until the 26th of October, this event will embark on the role of local and regional governments in creating active citizenship, and how the SDGs could facilitate this process, working closely together with social and economic stakeholders, communities and citizens.

The event is organized by UN-Habitat, UNDP and the Italian Association for CEMR and financially supported by Platforma and will take place in Venice, Italy.

Apply now for the UN SDG Action Awards

January 03, 2019     cib    

In order to achieve Agenda 2030, all of us will need to learn from some of the greatest innovators, mobilizers, connectors, storytellers, communicators, visualizers and includers from across the Globe! Therefore, the UN SDG Action Awards recognize outstanding achievements and innovative efforts to promote action on the SDGs. Applications are now open for the 2019 awards.

There are seven award categories:


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