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The European Committee of the Regions (CoR) has developed a five-step action plan for local and regional governments, including the development of a digital exchange platform, to provide assistance concerning the COVID-19 outbreak.

In her blog piece for CityTalk, Ariel Decovic analyses how the work of local government sustainability officers has changed under the influence of the corona pandemic and how their work and projects may be impacted in the long-term.

The Dubai International Best Practices Award for Sustainable Development is awarded by UN Habitat and UN Municipality in recognition of the world’s best practices in the area of sustainable urban development, as a result of effective partnerships…

UCLG calls on regional sections, national associations of local and regional governments and members, local governments and regions to share information, experiences or case studies on their efforts to implement the SDGs and the 2030 Agenda for their…

The non-profit organisation The Hague Academy conceptualizes trainings on local governance for professionals from around the world. Their motivation is simple: sustainable development needs local answers!

To increase its outreach, the World Observatory on Subnational Government Finance and Investment Initiave has started to translate country reports on SNG finance and investment from English into Spanish and French. 33 of the 122 reports are already…

Together with the Organising Team of The Global Hack, the UN SDG Action Campaign is calling on 1 million problem solvers to join the #TheGlobalHack from 9 – 12 April 2020 to co-create solutions to the global COVID-19 health crisis and beyond.…

The sixth session of the Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development (ARFSD 2020) was convened from the 24th to the 27th of February 2020, in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. It was the first regional conference to take place under the UN75 reform…

Five years have passed, ten years remain: The Sustainable Development Goals were designed to capture the most demanding challenges the international community faces and has to address by 2030. But what about their implementation? Has there been any…

The city of Poltava is located in the centre of Ukraine, 341,4 km away from its capital - the City of Kyiv. Currently, Poltava is looking for a partner city from the EU in order to submit a proposal for the call "Partnership for Sustainable Cities…