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Wednesday, 30 July 2014
Al-Darb al-Ahmar is an historic district in Cairo, and its 100,000 inhabitants are among the poorest. While featuring rich concentration of Islamic monuments, Al-Darb al-Ahmar suffers from a lack of adequate infrastructure and services, as a baseline survey revealed in 2003 (e.g., lack of private lavatories, water sources, and ventilated rooms in dwelling units)....
Commission Méditerranée de CGLU
Tuesday, 22 July 2014
With almost 5,000 visitors every month, the website is an actual resource centre that collects and makes available information, publications, the latest news and current events in the Mediterranean. The website has been redesigned, and we invite you today to discover its new version at: You will find also the main work topics of the...
Register now for the 11th Metropolis World Congress!
Wednesday, 16 July 2014
The 11th Metropolis World Congress in Hyderabad is expecting more than 2000 delegates from over 100 international cities and elected and public officials from over 100 Indian tier one and tier two cities. Be part of it and join us now! Metropolis and the city of Hyderabad will gather: - Political leaders - Government policy-makers - City Managers - Town planners...
Wednesday, 09 July 2014
The "Credits System" is an instrument that was created to implement the Participatory Consolidation Project, which was carried out, promoted and funded by the Pedra Badejo and Liebnitz Friendship Association in the Municipality of Santa Cruz, Cape Verde. After a preliminary participatory planning phase, which enabled the definition of the public works that were to be...
local leaders from across the world
Thursday, 03 July 2014
Global Consultation on Localizing the Post-2015 Agenda Representatives of sub-national authorities from across the world called for local ownership of the post-2015 development agenda at a meeting in Liverpool on the 17th of June. The meeting was part of the ongoing consultations on ‘localizing the post-2015 agenda’, which are being co-led by UNDP, UN-Habitat, and...
Bilbao, Host City for the First UCLG 2015 Culture Summit
Wednesday, 25 June 2014
Bilbao has been chosen to host the First UCLG Culture Summit in 2015 during the meeting of the UCLG Executive Bureau held in Liverpool. Since the founding Congress of Paris, culture has been at the heart of UCLG, as demonstrated by the adoption of the Agenda 21 for culture (May 2004), the policy statement "Culture: Fourth Pillar of Sustainable Development" (November...
Friday, 20 June 2014
The Support Centre Legal Office (GJSA - 1980) of the Angolan Women's Organisation (OMA) is an agency specialising in mediation in family disputes, which was established as a result of the merger between the Advisory Office directed by the OMA and the Cazenga Human Rights Committee led by the Organization for Community Assistance and Development (OADEC), as part of a...
Liverpool Executive Bureau Meeting
Monday, 16 June 2014
The United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) Executive Bureau is scheduled to take place in Liverpool, the United Kingdom from 17th – 19th June 2014 by invitation from the Mayor of Liverpool, Mr. Joe Anderson and the Local Governments Association (LGA) on the occasion of the International Festival of Business aiming at providing UCLG members with new networking...
Friday, 06 June 2014
The Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights of United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) co-organized, together with Gwangju Metropolitan City, the Gwangju International Center and the Korea Human Rights Foundation, the 4th World Human Rights Cities Forum (WHRCF), which took place in Gwangju, South Korea, from 15 to 18 May 2014. In...
Friday, 30 May 2014
The province of Kocaeli, with a population of 1,502,123, is one of the 81 provinces of Turkey.  With the objective of achieving one of the Millennium Development Goals, the Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality planned a policy aimed at reducing mortality rates for newborn infants. In Turkey, approximately 1,400,000 babies are born each year, and 17.6 per 1000 of them (...
Wednesday, 21 May 2014
The UCLG's Spring Executive Bureau 2014 is held this year in conjunction with the International Festival for Business (IFB) organised by Liverpool and the City Leaders Summit aiming at providing UCLG members with new networking opportunities with different stakeholders. The BT Global City Leaders Summit to be held on Wednesday 18 June is an international gathering...


12 November 2014
Sao Paulo, Brazil
13 November 2014
Barcelona, Spain
24 November 2014
Haikou, China.


2013 UCLG Annual Report
2013 UCLG Annual Report
Community Based Monitoring
Basic Principles of Community-Based Monitoring
UCLG Press kit 2014
UCLG Press kit 2014
Global Charter-Agenda for Human Rights in the City