Localization of SDGs: Making Gender Equality Key Factor in Inclusivity

THERE are many ways local governments can do to transform a city into an advanced and progressive society. One of those many ways includes the promotion of equality among all women and men, girls and boys, regardless of ethnicity, religion, gender or socioeconomic background. This message is brought up to the table by Penang Women’s Development Corporation (PWDC) in collaboration with the State of Penang, City Council of Penang and Municipal Council of Seberang Perai through “The Asia-Pacific Conference on Localising Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Leaving No One Behind”, 25-26 October 2017 held in Penang, Malaysia. 

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Solid City Management Makes Cities Resilient

INTERNATIONAL Environmental Technology Centre (IETC) of UN Environment held Global Dialogue on Technology for Resilient Cities, 17-19 October 2017 in Osaka, Japan.

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Getting Stronger, Moving Bolder


THE European Union (EU) has been fully aware of the importance of partnership and therefore took further action to strengthen its engagement to its members, particularly in Middle East region.

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UN-HABITAT'S Global Public Space Programme is launching a call for the implementation of innovative public space projects. Local authorities and non-profit organisations are invited to submit proposals.

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Involving  Youth as Agent of Change

THE term inclusion refers to the involvement of various groups in communities and accommodating their needs in the planning of local development; youth group included.


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  • 8 - 10 November 2017 | Fuzhou, China | UCLG ASPAC Council Meeting: Marine Economy and Urban Development Forum Site
  • 22 - 23 November 2017 | Surakarta, Indonesia | Peer Learning Workshop and Public Forum on Cultural Strategy Development
  • 6 - 9 December 2017 | Hangzhou, China | UCLG Executive Bureau and World Council Site
  • 12 - 13 December 2017 | Jambi City, Indonesia | Integrated Resource Recovery Center (IRRC) National Workshop
  • 7 - 13 February 2018 | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | 9th Session of the World Urban Forum Site
  • 13-17 May 2019 | Geneva, Switzerland | 6th Session of the Global Platform for the Disaster Risk Reduction (GP2019) Site
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