High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

The meeting of the high-level political forum on sustainable development in 2019 convened under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council, will be held from Tuesday, 9 July, to Thursday, 18 July 2019; including the three-day ministerial meeting of the forum from Tuesday, 16 July, to Thursday, 18 July 2019.

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European Development Days 18-19 June 2019

Organised by the European Commission, the European Development Days (EDD) bring the development community together each year to share ideas and experiences in ways that inspire new partnerships and innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges. The EDD is a participatory programme.

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UCLG Africa’s next Statutory meetings 17-21 June 2019

Global NDC Conference 12 -14 June 2019

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Commonwealth Local Government Conferences 11-14 June 2019

The conferences bring together some 500-600 top local government policy makers, practitioners and other stakeholders – including heads of government, ministers, mayors and council leaders, senior officials, and partners from development agencies, academia and civil society and the corporate and finance sectors – to discuss policy developments, share and learn about new ideas and innovative solutions and products to help councils and local governments improve their processes and services. The conferences provide a unique international opportunity for local government policy-makers and practitioners to meet and exchange ideas, information and good practice.

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3rd Edition of the Forum of Territorial Managers and Training Institutes targeting the Local Level in Africa 10-14 June 2019

UCLG Africa, through its African Local Governments Academy (ALGA) and its partners: The Regional Council of Fès-Meknès and Al Akhawayn University of Ifrane, will organize the 3rd edition of the forum of Territorial Managers and Training Institutes targeting the local level in Africa. The forum will be held from June 10 – 14 at the Al Akhawayn University of Ifrane (Morocco) under the theme: “ Financing Learning, Training and Capacity Building for Local Elected Officials and Territorial Managers in Africa: for Innovative and Sustainable Mechanisms.“

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The UN-Habitat Assembly from 27-31 May 2019

The first session of the UN-Habitat Assembly will be held from 27-31 May 2019, at the headquarters of UN-Habitat in Nairobi.

The special theme for the UN-Habitat Assembly, as discussed during the twenty-first meeting of the Subcommittee on Policy and Programme of Work of the Committee of Permanent Representatives (CPR) held on 30 November 2018 and endorsed during the 71st Regular meeting of the CPR on 4 December 2018 is: “Innovation for Better Quality of Life in Cities and Communities”. The CPR also endorsed the Sub theme as: “Accelerated implementation of the New Urban Agenda towards achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals”.

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International Conference on Climate Action 22-23 May 2019

The German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety, the State of Baden-Württemberg and the City of Heidelberg will jointly host the International Conference on Climate Action – ICCA2019 – in Heidelberg on 22 and 23 May 2019. The conference will bring together leaders and decision-makers from countries, regions and cities as well as stakeholders and experts from around the world

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Structured Dialogue of Abidjan for Decentralization of Nationally Determined Contributions from May 15 to 16, 2019

The African Development Bank in partnership with United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa) will host, from May 15 to 16, 2019, the first ever structured dialogue on the joint and concerted achievement of the objectives set in the framework of the Contributions. nationally determined (CDNs). Representatives of municipalities and local authorities will be brought together to explore opportunities for collaboration, cooperation and mutual assistance. Objective: accelerate Africa on the path of sustainable development, environmentally conscious and resilient to climate hazards.

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