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UNDP launched a new plan to accelerate progress on gender equality and to support the empowerment of women.

To achieve the 2030 Agenda, democracy must be supported at the local level. The research by ICLD shows that democratic participation is still not available to all of society. The report advocates for policy interventions that improve the inclusion…

For the second session of our DeLoG in DiaLoGue series, we invited Jelena Janevska, Program Director of NALAS, to speak on their effort to promote women in local governments.

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected public service delivery, putting additional stress on city governments around the globe. Local leadership and multilevel governance systems are ill equipped to respond to the new reality.

The Compendium of GRB best practices, collected by NALAS gender associates, encompasses 17 best practices from 9 economies of the region related to the areas of gender participation, women’s economic empowerment and gender-based violence.

Mkhululi Ncube and Amadou Sy from UNCDF share highlights of a success story in Somalia where the Local Development Fund (LDF) improved fiscal decentralisation over the last fifteen years.

This year WUF11, focusing on “Transforming our Cities for a Better Urban Future”, was held as a hybrid event by UN-Habitat, the Polish Ministry of Development Funds and Regional Policy, and the Municipal Office of Katowice.

In the theme of the 2022 High-Level Political Forum of “ Building back better from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) while advancing the full implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”, 197 member states gathered and discussed…

Nancy Marangu is a communication and public policy analyst and one of the participants of the tutored DeLoG e-learning course on ‘’Enhancing the Effectiveness of Decentralisation and Local Governance Reforms’’, which took place from April 04 - May…

On May 19th, DeLoG organised a webinar on functional assignments in multilevel governance systems, with examples from Cambodia and Rwanda. The discussion showed that clearly defined roles and functions across government tiers are essential for a more…