UCLG in the World Urban Forum of Rio : Success of the round table of mayors


UCLG co-organized, the 22nd of March, the round table of mayors that was held in the framework of the Rio World Urban Forum.

Near to 250 people attended the event and participated in the debates.

On this occasion Augusto Barrera, Mayor of Quito and Co-President of UCLG, reminded of the importance of defining public policies in consultation with all spheres of government, as well as the need to endow local authorities with the means and competencies to meet the needs of their citizens, if the international community truly wish to attain the Millennium Development Goals.

In addition he invited his colleagues and UCLG partners to participate in the Summit of the Local and Regional Leaders and the 3rd UCLG Congress in Mexico City from the 17th to the 20th of November 2010.