News

The Association of German Cities has launched a tool to measure the impact of SDGs at the local level. The goal of this ‘SDG Portal’ is intended to help local authorities identify needs for action on the way to sustainable...
A set of 205 local SDG indicators are presented by The Association of Flemish Cities and Municipalities (VVSG). The set is designed in a user friendly Excel-tool and is accompanied by a manual which describes how the...
In 2018, the International Justice and International Cooperation department in Barcelona in Spain carried out an evaluation of the cooperation developed between 2013 and 2017 with the city of Maputo in Mozambique. In this...
The Union Nacional de Gobiernos Locales (UNGL) in Costa Rica produced a television program called Vida Municipal  iin which municipalities train and inform their citizens. The aim is to show the citizens which projects...
The Local Government and Decentralization Unit of UN-Habitat discussed the advance of implementing the Agenda 2030 at local level with their counterparts from the Norwegian Local Government Association (KS) and Local...

Webinars

On 19 February the CIB  Working Group organized a webinar on measuring municipal capacity in which information was shared among peers. The recording is available here.  We would like to thank the three interesting...
In december the CIB Working Group and UCLG Learning organized webinars about best practices from Local Government Associations on SDG implementation and reporting in three different languages (ES, ENG, FR).  The participation...

Awards & Applications

This year the Peace Prize will be awarded for the second time. The Peace Prize celebrates successful initiatives undertaken by local governments and stimulates others to follow suit. We encourage you to apply before...
The Hague Academy for Local Governance recently announced that the Nuffic Scholarships for the MENA region are now available for five of their open courses , which are scheduled for Autumn 2019. These scholarships...

Interesting conferences

On 14 & 15 March the Asser Institute will host an international conference on the internationalisation of cities in The Hague. The conference is part of Asser’s research project on global cities and international law,...
The 10th edition of the “Internationalisation of towns & regions” meeting, organised by Cités Unies France and its partners, will be held on Tuesday 2nd and Wednesday 3rd July 2019 in Paris, at the Cité des Sciences...

Publications

Module 2: Territorial Planning
VVSG: 'Learning about impact’ about evaluating city-to-city link programmes

Localising the 2030 Agenda in Colombia