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8th World Water Forum
Water, Water sanitation - 15/01/2018
The 8th World Water Forum will be hosted in Brasilia from 18 to 23 March 2018 by the Government of Brazil and the World Water Council. Under the theme “Sharing Water”, the World Water Forum is the world’s largest water related event held every three years. (+)
Shamin Al Razi
- 09/01/2018
United Cities and Local Governments express its sincere condolences on the passing of Mr Shamim Al Razi, former Mayor of Singra Municipality. (+)
Learning - 22/12/2017
As we approach the 2018 Voluntary National Reports for Sustainable Development, many cities are still grappling with SDG Localization, Implementation and monitoring, which makes National reporting significantly more difficult and SDG localization a matter of urgency. (+)
UCLG Women, United Nations - 21/12/2017
United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, has announced his intention to appoint Dato’ Maimunah Mohd Sharif of Malaysia as the next head of the United Nations agency tasked with promoting environmentally and socially sustainable cities and towns; a key partner of UCLG on the international agenda. (+)
UCLG New Year - 15/01/2018
A New Year’s message from UCLG Secretary General, Emilia Saiz. In my first message as UCLG Secretary General, I would like to start by thanking you for the trust placed in me and the numerous expressions of support I have received. I am delighted to take on this new role and challenge, and am honoured to have been entrusted with the mandate to continue to amplify the voices (...). (+)
Meeting on December 10, 2017 in Paris for a final workshop to finalize priority proposals to facilitate their access to funding, non-state actors organizing jointly in the Climate Chance process have adopted by consensus 13 proposals to support the creation of an enabling environment, the improvements of financial mechanisms, and to propose priority areas of intervention as well as MRV measures for evaluation of financial mobilization. (+)