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Preeta Lall is currently the Executive Director of the Local Governance Initiative and Network (LOGIN).

This year UNDP has been laying the groundwork for SDG Integration in order to reach the 2030 targets. UNDP’s new website on Integrated Solutions for Sustainable Development provides solutions regarding integrated actions and provides countries with…

On 28 November 2019 DeLoG conducted a webinar on Local Finance, focussing on the World Observatory on Subnational Government Finance and Investment.

 

The 2019 UCLG Congress – World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders, convened by United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG), took place in eThekwini / Durban, South Africa, from 11 – 15 November, 2019. The UCLG Congress brought together more than…

Meridiam has been formally selected as the fund manager for the unique International Municipal Investment Fund (IMIF). The IMIF fund focusses exclusively on providing financial support to cities and local governments, in particular municipalities in…

The CIB Working Group Secretariat is conducting a study on linking decentralised cooperation and the SDGs and needs our support! Therefore, the CIB Working Group on Capacity and Institution Building is kindly asking for conducting a survey on the…

On the 31st of October the World Cities Day is celebrated. This day is expected to push forward cooperation among countries as well as among cities. By raising awareness for challenges and opportunities, the World Cities Day contributes to…

Micheline Gilbert is currently a Senior Governance Specialist providing support and advice to GAC programmes in relation to the Department’s feminist policy and human rights based approach.

On the 15th of September, we celebrate the International Day of Democracy! In 2007, the United Nations General Assembly declared this day, which annually takes place to raise public awareness about democracy and promote democratic principles.

The Swedish International Centre for Local Democracy (ICLD) organised the first Local Democracy Academy. In June 2019 researchers from around the world gathered in Umeå, Sweden, to discuss and present the latest research in the field of local…