DeLoG Working Paper On Country M&E Systems Presented In Bern

DeLoG Working Paper on Country M&E Systems presented in Bern

Bern, 5.12.2016 At the invitation of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), DeLoG's Working Paper No. 4 on "Building Country Monitoring and Evaluation Systems to Support Decentralisation Reforms"…

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DeLoG At Habitat III Empower Local Governments As Development Actors

DeLoG at Habitat III Empower local governments as development actors

“Decentralisation is a major condition for strong local governments and sustainable urban development.” This strong message was sent out by the participants of the DeLoG side event on the “Empowerment…

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5th UCLG World Summit Of Local And Regional Leaders: DeLoG And Localizing SDGs

5th UCLG World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders: DeLoG and Localizing SDGs

The 5th UCLG Congress, the World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders, was held in Bogotá, Colombia, from 12 to 15 October 2016. Around 4000 participants from more than 110 countries gathered…

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In Profile: Dr Carl Wright, Secretary-General Emeritus CLGF

In Profile: Dr Carl Wright, Secretary-General Emeritus CLGF

In his position as Secretary-General of the Commonwealth Local Government Forum (CLGF), Carl Wright has been a regular attendee at DeLoG events. Carl was the founding Secretary-General of CLGF (1995-2016)…

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DeLoG At Habitat III German Pavilion

DeLoG at Habitat III German Pavilion

DeLoG hosted an event on Decentralisation and Subsidiarity: Empowerment of local governments as development actors through multi-level partnerships at the German Pavilion. List of speakers Mr. Emilio Rodas Panique, Vice Minister…

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Second World Assembly Of Local And Regional Governments

Second World Assembly of Local and Regional Governments

Local leaders call for decentralization, financing for cities and the feminization of politics at Habitat III On 16th October 2016, on the eve of the Third UN Conference of Housing…

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Why Localizing Global Agendas Matters To Address Urbanization, Climate Change

Why localizing global agendas matters to address urbanization, climate change

Localizing global agendas does not mean local implementation of programs and strategies decided at a higher level – it requires a two-way approach where national goals and priorities derived from…

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Launch Of Engagement Platform On Localizing The SDGs

Launch of Engagement Platform on Localizing the SDGs

Global Taskforce of Local and Regional Governments, UNDP and UN-Habitat launched platform on localising the SDGs. The virtual platform is conceived as a space for learning, sharing and discussing. Users…

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GOLD Report IV

GOLD Report IV

Since the publication of its first edition in 2008, the Global Report on Local Democracy and Decentralization (GOLD) has become an international benchmark in the analysis of local and regional…

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In Profile – Barnabé Z. Dassigli, Chairperson Of AU

In Profile – Barnabé Z. Dassigli, Chairperson of AU

Barnabé Z. DASSIGLI is Minister of Decentralization and Local Governance in Benin. As Benin is chairing the African Union (AU) Decentralization and Local Governance (DLG) Subcommittee, he became, at the…

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Agreed Draft Of The New Urban Agenda

Agreed Draft of the New Urban Agenda

Read the draft here. After the release of the Surabaya Draft of the New Urban Agenda at the third session of the Preparatory Committee for the Habitat III Conference in…

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Urban GLASS (Global-Local Accountability Support System) Initiative

Urban GLASS (Global-Local Accountability Support System) Initiative

UN-Habitat and the Spanish Federation of Municipalities and Provinces (FEMP) are launching an initiative to support local government in preventing corruption in urban management by promoting transparent, accountable and participatory…

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