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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...
"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...
Review: the executive summary of GOLD III Report
By Mai Otake on localdemocracy.net The Third Global Report on Local Democracy and Decentralization (GOLD III)report on access to basic service and world urbanization was launched officially at the World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders in Rabat. The report details the provision of public services and calls for dialogue between States,...
Call for post-2015 urban development goal
By Andy McElroy. Source: unisdr.org GENEVA, 7 October 2013 – The World’s biggest forum of local leaders has called for sustainable urban development to be integral to the post-2015 development agenda. The Rabat Declaration at the conclusion of the Fourth United Cities and Local Governments Congress stated: “The new (post-2015) agenda should...
Trade unions and sustainable development for intermediary cities
Source: PSI (Public Services International) Alain Le Saux, General Secretary of Metropolis (the world association for major metropolises), was the moderator for the session entitled Planning and financing intermediary cities during the World summit of local and regional leaders in Rabat, 1-4 October 2013. During the session, mayors from cities...
Kudos to Rabat for hosting the world’s local and regional authorities
By Raphael Obonyo, Youth Adviser, United Nations Habitat The people of Rabat deserve Kudos for hosting a breath taking global gathering of local and regional authorities under the theme; Imagine society, Build democracy! Unquestionably, the hospitality and the warmth of the Moroccans have made the fourth Congress of the United Cities and Local...
Ciudad de México AL-LAs y CGLU lanzan premio internacional de cultura
Fuente: Proyecto Al-Las El bureau ejecutivo de CGLU reunido hoy en Rabat, realizó el lanzamiento del “Premio Internacional CGLU-Ciudad de México-Cultura 21”. Este premio es una iniciativa de la Ciudad de México, Coordinador General AL-LAs en conjunto con el Comité de Cultura de CGLU. El objetivo del “Premio Internacional CGLU-Ciudad de México-...
Empowering local governments with technology to transform Africa’s cities
By Jean Pierre Elong Mbassi , Secretary General, United Cities and Local Governments Africa Rising urbanization across the world is a trend we cannot ignore. In Africa alone, over the next 20 years, cities must be prepared to accommodate more than 300 million new people moving from rural areas into cities. Yet many cities face challenges in...
Local Foundations for Stronger Democracy, statement by Nobel Prize Roger B.Myerson
by Roger B. Myerson 2 Oct 2013, Statement - Introductory Plenary Session, 16:30-18:30 United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) is the foremost global organization for promoting democratic local government throughout the world. Local democracy is vital for democratic development. In some parts of the world, however, the establishment of...
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