1st Africa-Europe Local Government Forum

1st Africa-Europe Local government forum

The African Union - European Union Summit will be held on 29-30 November 2017 in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire. On the eve of this event, European and African local leaders will…

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The Bonn-Fiji Commitment Of Local And Regional Leaders To Deliver The Paris Agreement At All Levels

The Bonn-Fiji Commitment of Local and Regional Leaders to Deliver the Paris Agreement At All Levels

To signal their commitments, their actions and intention to work in partnership with all levels of government, hundreds of local and regional leaders at the 'Climate Summit of Local and…

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Policy transfer platform: case studies from cities around the world

The Policy Transfer Platform is a tool created by the City of Berlin and supported by Metropolis and other partners to showcase innovative projects taking place in cities across the…

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Urban GLASS – Supporting Local Governments On Transparency, Accountability And Fighting Corruption

Urban GLASS - supporting local governments on transparency, accountability and fighting corruption

Urban GLASS is an initiative of UN-Habitat and the Spanish Federation of Municipalities and Provinces (FEMP) supports local government in preventing and fighting corruption in urban management by promoting transparent,…

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The Report Of Local And Regional Governments On The Way Towards The Localization Of The SDGs

The Report of Local and Regional Governments on the Way towards the Localization of the SDGs

Has your country involved Local and Regional Governments (LRGs) in the reporting process and the preparation of Voluntary National Reviews (VNR)? Are there good examples for national-local collaboration in support…

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Renewal And Expansion Of The Global Partnership Initiative (GPI) On The Role Of Local And Regional Governments In Effective Development

Renewal and expansion of the Global Partnership Initiative (GPI) on the role of Local and Regional Governments in Effective Development

Besides producing the Nairobi Outcome Document, which recognizes the critical role of local governments to achieve international commitments, the 2nd High-Level Meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation…

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Global Partnership Nairobi Outcome Document: Critical Role For Local Governments

Global Partnership Nairobi Outcome Document: Critical Role for Local Governments

The Nairobi Outcome Document was released on 1 December 2016 and will help to shape how existing and new development actors can partner to implement Agenda 2030 and realise the SDGs. The document…

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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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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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