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Maires et mairesses de tous les pays, unissez-vous !
Source: l’Union des Municipalités du Québec À Rabat, au Maroc, du 1er au 4 octobre, les maires et les mairesses des villes du monde étaient réunis pour, entre autres, célébrer le centenaire du mouvement municipal international. Plus de 3 000 participants représentant des gouvernements locaux et régionaux, des gouvernements nationaux et des...
Strong call for culture in the development debate on all levels during UCLG World Summit in Rabat
The UCLG Committee on Culture has gathered in a document all the debates on culture that took place in Rabat, in the framework of the World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders. “Culture”, “is identity, heritage, creativity, diversity, wellbeing and knowledge” the Mayors said. The document includes the message of Catherine Cullen, President of...
Report from Rabat: Building Better Cities
Source: Cities of Migration UCLG is the mouthful that stands for United Cities and Local Governments. Cities of Migration was in Rabat, Morocco, last month at the UCLG World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders. Under the theme “Imagine Society, Build Democracy,” 3500 mayors and city leaders gathered to talk shop, build alliances and explore...
Now available on-line: The International Municipal Movement Centenary publication
The timeline exhibition celebrating the centenary of the international municipal movement is now available on-line for consultation and printing. In 1913 in the Dutch town of Ghent, a group of Mayors and city administrators took the groundbreaking decision to continue their collaboration in a more permanent and structured manner and so was born...
"Capturing ideas from citizens: IBM launches People 4 Smarter Cities initiative"
The resounding message captured from the recent UCLG World Congress and World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders was citizen engagement. People care about the places in which they live, work, play, and worship, and take pride in the vitality of their city. In order to capture great ideas from citizens and leaders, IBM recently launched an...
DeLoG Parallel Session 4th UCLG World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders
Source: www.delog.org During the 4th UCLG World Summit, which took place at the beginning of October in Rabat/ Morocco, DeLoG hosted a parallel session on Developmental Local Governance and the Post-2015 Development Agenda. With approximately 70 participants the session was well attended. The session kicked off with introductory remarks by...
La France au 4e congrès mondial de Cités et gouvernements locaux unis
Source: Ministère des Affaires étrangères (France) Dédié au thème « Imaginer la société, construire la démocratie », le congrès de CGLU, l’association mondiale des gouvernements locaux et régionaux, a accueilli plus de 3 000 participants représentant 124 pays du 1er au 4 octobre 2013 à Rabat. Pascal Canfin, ministre délégué chargé du Développement...
New UCLG Presidency elected in Rabat
Attended by almost 3500 participants from 130 countries, the UCLG World Congress entitled “Imagine society, Build democracy” culminated on 4th October with the announcement of a new Presidency for the 2013-2016 mandate for UCLG , the world’s largest organisation of Mayors and local and regional government organisations. Kadir Topbas, Mayor of...
Bogota will host the UCLG’S World Summit of Local and Regional Governments in 2016
The City of Bogota was chosen during the UCLG World Council meeting in Rabat as the host of the next UCLG World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders in 2016. After, Paris (2004), Jeju (2007) and Mexico (2010), and Rabat (2013), Bogota was chosen to host the forthcoming Congress of UCLG, celebrated once every three years. This selection was made in...
Preparatory Meeting - II World Forum of Local Economic Development - October 2013
Source: undp.org Following to the success of the I World Forum of Local Development Agencies "Territory, Economy and Local Governance: New Perspectives for Times of Change" that took place in Seville in October 2011 and gathered some 1.300 participants of 47 different countries, the II World Forum of Local Economic Development will be held in...
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