The role of sub-national authorities in the SDGs governance framework

The Co-Chairs of the Open Working Group and Major Groups and other stakeholders had interactive dialogue on cross-cutting issues for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Process during the Intersessional Meeting in NY on the 22th November. The one day session helped conceptualize: Practical approaches to rights-based SDGs that include the 3 dimensions of sustainable development…

Review: the executive summary of GOLD III Report

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, international organizations and local governments in order…

United Cities and Local Governments

United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG), present in 140 of the 191 UN member states in seven world regions, works promote participatory local governance by representing the interests of local governments around the world, regardless of the size of the communities they serve. The organization, as stated in its mission, represents “the united voice and…