The GOLD VI process on urban and territorial equality is bearing fruit! New GOLD VI Working Papers available now!


Read the new full written contributions of different stakeholders that have shared their thoughts and innovative research within the UCLG GOLD VI process.

Local and regional governments will not tolerate inequalities to continue growing. Through the upcoming GOLD VI report, the solid partnership between UCLG and the KNOW program (led by the University College London) is determined to define an urban and territorial equality agenda, based on six pathways that local and regional governments need to advance to bolster transformative change. These pathways are commoning, caring, connecting, renaturing, prospering and democratizing.

But UCLG and KNOW are not in this alone. They have brought together hundreds of contributors from local and regional governments, civil society organizations, the academia, international partners and UCLG commissions and committees, who have exchanged around their needs, aspirations, knowledge and opportunities and those of the local populations around the world. 

As an outcome of this exciting large-scale collaborative process, UCLG, the KNOW program and the contributors are now happy to present seven of the Working Papers that are giving shape to this shared agenda. Part of a set of four series of working papers, they focus on the most critical aspects of inequalities in the different world regions, local governance principles and policy dimensions, unfolding an intersectional perspective that aims to leave no one and no place behind. Check the newest papers out:

The working papers will be officially launched during the KNOW Conference (7-10 February) and join the six working papers already available. Do join the KNOW Conference and the UCLG Retreat (21-25 February), which will be critical venues for discussing the need for a bold advancement of equality in our cities and territories. Do not miss the conversation! And remember: the GOLD VI report will see the light during the UCLG World Congress that will be held in Daejeon, South Korea, on 10-14 October 2022.