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29/04/2019
(Source: IOPD – International Observatory on Participatory Democracy) The International Observatory on Participatory Democracy (IOPD) invites local and regional governments that…
26/04/2019
(Source: UCLG Committee on Culture – Agenda 21 Culture) The UN Special Rapporteur in the field of Cultural Rights current mandate holder, Karima Bennoune, will address the topic…
23/04/2019
(Source: UCLG Learning) After a long process of listening to the members’ demands, UCLG Learning has launched its new Website. This site will bring UCLG Learning to the next…
14/04/2019
A representative from the Committee’s participated last March in a workshop held in Medellín on transmedia narratives and story-telling with a focus on slum upgrading. This…
09/04/2019
Image Source Steffen Brinamnn (Szs) Bologna is a city of 390,000 inhabitants. As a campus city, it is home to around 35,000 students each year. Tourism is on the rise, and so is…
09/04/2019
The 19th IOPD conference will be held next December 7 to 10 in Iztapalapa, Mexico. The concept note of the event is now available online. Soon the organization will launch a…
08/04/2019
(Source: UCLG) The UCLG policy councils are the mechanisms that nurture and shape the Organization's political priorities. In the framework of the UCLG Culture Summit and as…
04/04/2019
Philippe Rio is the mayor of Grigny: a small town on the outskirts of Paris marked by strong inequalities compared to the richest districts of the French capital. Philippe Rio's…
03/04/2019
The Biennial “Villes en Transition” (Cities in Transition) took place last 9 to 16 March in the French city of Grenoble. This important event for global municipalism and the…
02/04/2019
Five years after launching its process aimed at assuming a more active role in human rights policies as municipal administration, Vienna has become an inspiring example of “Human…
29/03/2019
Source: UCLG On March, 26 and 27, UCLG co-organized a technical consultation on the establishment of Inclusive Local Institutions, with UNDP, the Tunisian Republic and the Global…
22/03/2019
On March 5, the UCLG Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights, the CIDOB Global Cities programme and the City of Barcelona organized a…
21/03/2019
On March 4, the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Housing, Leilani Farha, presented to the 40th session of the Human Rights Council her latest report on “Access to justice as…
20/03/2019
Local authorities and partner organizations from around the world have responded to the call for contributions launched by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights for…
14/03/2019
Montevideo presents today the work done by the city in the framework of the project “Fincas”. Through carrying out actions at different levels, Fincas aims at recovering abandoned…