CIB News

We are happy to announce that you can now register for the CIB Annual Meeting of 2019 that takes place in Vienna (25-26 September). The meeting will be hosted by the Austrian Association of Cities and Towns...
Has the involvement of Local Government Associations (LGAs) in the Voluntary National Reviews evolved in the last years? Can we learn from good practices in certain countries? And what can be learned from case studies of...
In the months prior to the 6th edition of the UCLG world congress, CIB members are drafting various activities directed at Local Government Associations (LGAs) at this important event. We would like to give you an update...

News from Members

As the Haiti-Canada Municipal Cooperation Program (MCP) nears its end, project partners are reflecting together on the results and lessons learned from its implementation. One of the important components of the program was...
The Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions (SALAR) is implementing a Sida-funded project – Resilience in Local Governance: Reslog - in Turkey and Lebanon aiming at resilient and sustainable local governance...
On Friday 12th of April, Ms Amy Gill, local government specialist at UNDP for over 14 years, gave a company-wide presentation to employees of VNG International (the Association of Netherlands municipalities for International...
The Final report of the MetroAirports pilot project report proposes an integrated vision to turn extended airport areas into places that foster the quality of life of metropolitan citizens. How do you approach land planning...

LGA Blog Series

Our members have a fundamental role in ensuring that Sweden contributes to achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Two out of three SDGs require action at the local and regional level in order to be reached.  Focus...

SDG Developments

VNG International, VVSG, FCM and UVCW, all CIB Working Group members shared case studies regarding Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions, to be used for the UNDP report about SDG 16, which will be presented at the HLPF...
The date for the second edition of the Venice City Solution 2030 has been released. From the 24th until the 26th of October, this event will embark on the role of local and regional governments in creating active citizenship,...
The Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) has published a synthesis report that shares findings from an initiative that promotes sub-national SDG monitoring in support of the 2030 Agenda’s “leave no one behind”...

Other

Cities100 is looking for innovative, ground-breaking solutions to climate change, with an emphasis on the important role cities play in this field. Similar to previous editions, Cities100 lists the top 100 of the worlds...
Are you a government, humanitarian or development actor working in displacement contexts where data and information is scarce or not agreed upon? Are you planning a displacement profiling exercise but you need some guidance...
What strategies and tools can local authorities apply to promote sustainable and inclusive economic growth? How do you create an environment that promotes investment and entrepreneurship? This four-week online course...

Publications

Decentralised cooperation in the Mediterranean and the Middle East

This research focused on decentralised cooperation in the Mediterranean by looking at the actions and experience of Italian regions (including the Autonomous Provinces of Trento and Bolzano) in the last few years.

How to develop a Sustainable Energy Access and Climate Action Plan (SEACAP) in Sub-Saharan Africa: short starting guide
NALAS Fiscal Decentralization Indicators for South-East Europe

The report reveals the revenues and expenditures of local governments in 12 countries. It shows that in the last years the fiscal indepence of local governments in general decreased. New is the allocation of local expenditures according to the Classification of the Functions of Government Methodology (COFOG).