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At this years’ annual CIB meeting, which took place in Durban in September, different CIB members committed to assisting their partner Local Government Associations (LGAs) in their work on influencing the national reports...
During the annual meeting of the CIB working group 26-28 September 2017 in Durban, CIB members – local governments and their associations active in international development cooperation – shared the latest developments...

International agendas

October saw the organization of the 4th World Forum of Local Economic Development (LED), which took place in Praia, Cape Verde. The high-level event was hosted by the government of Cape Verde and the City of Praia and...
In response to the European Mobility Week, that took place between 16 and 22 September, Metropolis, the world association of the major metropolises, stresses the importance of adding a gender perspective to mobility challenges.  According...

Updates from CIB members

In view of the possible organization of a Local Government Association (LGA) learning and exchange event in Germany in 2018, Connective Cities would like to reach out to you to hear more about your LGA’s exchange and learning...
  Lithuania is strengthening its child welfare services through the introduction of an early intervention model and improved tools based on Norwegian practice and experience and with funding from Norway Grants. Within...
DeLoG, the „Development Partners Network on Decentralisation and Local Governance“, is organizing another joint learning event in Brussels, from 25-28 January 2017. This upcoming event aims to provide insights on the...
Is your city or region a leader in development cooperation? Apply now for the first European prize of cities and regions’ international action, and show the world what your city is doing for sustainable development! The...

Publications and other materials from CIB members

Since 2014, VNG International has been supporting local government and communities in a locally-initiated process to regulate cattle migration, an important source of conflict between communities in South Sudan. In 2017,...
The National Confederation of Municipalities (CNM) has launched three publications last August in order to promote knowledge on interesting themes for local authorities and networks, especially the ones (active) in Latin...

Publications

iied Briefing: Urban Policy and Planning (Migration)
ORU FOGAR: SDGs at the Subnational Level: Regional Governments in the VNRs
UCLG: SDG Coordination Mechanism and Local and Regional governments
eThekwini newsflash: CIB meeting 2017