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France-Ukraine Solidarity - 19.10.2022Local Solidarity Forum jointly organised by the Council of European Municipalities and Regions (CEMR), PLATFORMA, Association of French Mayors (AMF) and the U-LEAD with Europe Programme.
Twinning and partnerships between Local and Regional Governments were at the centre of the discussions. Cooperation is the only way for the Ukrainian reconstruction.
Join un on 28 October, from 09:00 to 12:00 CEST, for the Bridges of Trust Forum to learn more about partnerships between Ukrainian and EU local governments!
OECD - 18.10.2022
The goal of the Observatory is to increase knowledge, promote dialogue on multi-level governance and subnational finance around the world as well as to monitor the iimplementation of the Sustainable Development Goals.
This 2022 edition includes data from 135 countries, covering almost 90% of the world surface area, 93% of the world population and 94% of global GDP.
The conference will bring together national and subnational governments, international organisations and stakeholders from around the world involved in this wide-ranging project, to present the key findings of the new edition and to discuss current challenges related to subnational finance and multi-level governance, in light of new data and analysis.
CEMR's Finance Spokesperson, Flo Clucas, will take part in the Session 3 on : How can subnational government access to external resources be improved to finance infrastructure investment?
For more information and to register, please fill in this online form. If you have any questions, please contact Leslie Greenhow
UCLG - 17.10.2022key appointments to our our global network's new political leadership.
Jan Van Zanen, UCLG President (Oct.2024/2025), Mayor of The Hague
Carlos Martinez Minguez, UCLG Special Envoy for the New Urban Agenda, Mayor of Soria
Anne Hidalgo, UCLG Ambassador for the Future of the Planet, Mayor of Paris
Ada Colau, UCLG Ambassador for the Future of People, Mayor of Barcelona
GOLD VI report - 12.10.2022
The focus is on the six pathways to urban and territorial equality, addressing inequalities through local transformation strategies.
Take a look at it here!
COP 27 - 04.10.2022
In a joint position, PLATFORMA and CEMR put forward 10 key points for delegates and representatives from the UN, the EU and national governments who will sit round the COP27 negotiation table. Among the important points raised in the position are the need for a supportive regulatory and governance framework to implement subnational climate action, and the need for sustainable subnational financing.
Read the full position.
Urban mobility - 29.09.2022VNG).
This new group will be responsible for several tasks, including assisting the Commission in executing the new EU urban mobility framework, facilitating exchanges of good practices in the field of sustainable urban mobility, and encouraging information exchanges on initiatives, projects, and partnerships on sustainable urban mobility.
Paweł Adamowicz Award - 29.09.2022online nomination form by 31 October 2022.
Muni World 2022 - 31.08.2022Masham, is organising its annual event MUNIWORLD 2022, in parternship with the municipality of Jerusalem. It is taking place from 6 to 8 December, in Tel-Aviv and Jerusalem.
Unique stages for global brainstorming on urban challenges and city innovation, the MUNIEXPO 2022 Exhibition, and the 6th international MUNIWORLD Conference being held as an integral part of it, will host exhibitors, decision-makers from Israel and abroad, and thousands of visitors.
Discover last year’s MuniWorld with a short video.
For more information : click here!
Charter for equality - 26.08.2022CEMR is looking for a provider for the translations of two documents related to the update of the European Charter for Equality of Women and Men in Local Life and particularly on the theme of gender equality, diversity and intersectionality. The contractor will translate the two documents into 28 languages. The deadline for the submission of the tender is on Tuesday, 13 September 2022
For more information, please refer to the terms of reference.
Pierre Vander Auwera
Tel : + 32 2 500 05 41
Skype : pierre_vda
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