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The very first Week of the Sustainable Municipality: more th(...)

More than 80 Flemish municipalities put their Sustainable Heroes in the spotlight during the 'Week of the Sustainable Mu(...)

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UNDP

September 21 2018

Local experience

Mapping the Sustainable Development Goals in German municipa(...)

Photo contrastwerkstatt - stock.adobe.com/© United Nations/gobalgoals.org Seven German partners have jointly developed(...)

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UNDP

September 17 2018

Local experience

Scaling government innovation in Georgia: the case of Rustav(...)

Irakli Tabaghua, Rustavi Mayor, and Wojciech Rosicki, Deputy Mayor of the City of Lodz. Photo: Magda Nowakowska/UNDP  (...)

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UNDP

September 17 2018

Local experience

Madrid, Montevideo, La Paz, Sucre and Praia share their loca(...)

The five cities have held a meeting in Madrid, within the framework of the collaboration agreement between the Madrid Ci(...)

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UNDP

September 7 2018

Local experience

Human rights cities and the Sustainable Development Goals: t(...)

Departing from the human rights city criteria established in the Swedish platform developed by the Swedish Association o(...)

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UNDP

September 4 2018

Local experience

Call for expressions of interest to become a pilot city

United Nations ESCAP and UN-Habitat invite cities and towns in Asia and the Pacific to join the project “Integrating the(...)

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UNDP

August 31 2018

Perspectives

Buenos Aires advances in the 2030 Agenda

The City is the first government to establish its commitment to the SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Solid Institutions - at(...)

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UNDP

August 29 2018

Local experience

Local and Regional Governments’ 2nd Report to the HLPF: Towa(...)

During the 2018 High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), the Global Taskforce of Local and Regional(...)

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UNDP

August 23 2018

Perspectives

New people-centred approaches needed to ensure no one is lef(...)

Siem Reap – While there has been extraordinary economic progress in the ASEAN region, pockets of multi-dimensional pover(...)

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UNDP

August 23 2018

Perspectives

Good Practices, Success Stories and Lessons Learned in SDG I(...)

Three years into the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and the sustainable development goals (SDGs), many Governments, U(...)

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UNDP

August 23 2018

Perspectives

Sharing learnings on Bristol’s experience of localising the(...)

The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) offer a globally-agreed agenda for sustainable and inclusive prosperity that(...)

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UNDP

August 15 2018

Perspectives

How the civil society is organized in Brazil for the locatio(...)

Brasilia, Brazil

Charter of Principles and Organizational Model of the SDGs Brazil Network. WHO WE ARE? The SDGs Brazil Network is a su(...)

Posted by Santiago Martin,
CNM

August 13 2018

Perspectives

Social and Solidarity Economy for the SDGs: Spotlight on the(...)

The UN Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) is currently implementing a project, whose purpose is to exami(...)

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UNDP

August 13 2018

Local experience

2018 high-level political forum: the territorialisation of t(...)

Pour la première fois cette année, des élus locaux et régionaux français se sont joints  à la délégation  française cond(...)

Posted by Lisa Bonnet,
Ministère des Affaires étrangères et du Développement international

July 31 2018

Perspectives

Sustainable Development Goals Report on Cities - Launch of S(...)

16 July—IGES is pleased to announce the launch of several Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Reports today on the side(...)

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UNDP

July 16 2018

Perspectives

Regional governments report their efforts for the territoria(...)

The Network of Regional Governments for Sustainable Development (nrg4SD) in collaboration with the University of Strathc(...)

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UNDP

July 13 2018

Perspectives

New York City is the first city in the world to submit a Vol(...)

On July 11,  during the 2018 High-Level Political Forum (HLPF), the city of New York (NYC) presented its Voluntary Local(...)

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UNDP

July 12 2018

Perspectives

Gender priorities are part of the domestic and cooperation p(...)

In the framework of the European Development Days 2018 (EDDs) , organized by the European Commission in June of this yea(...)

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UNDP

June 29 2018

Perspectives

Distance education on the Sustainable Development Goals

During the XXI March to Brasilia in Defense of the Municipalities, an event that brings together mayors, and government(...)

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UNDP

June 18 2018

Perspectives

We have a Goal! We spread the SDG's in our neighborhood and(...)

The 1st Primary School Nea Ionia, Attica, Greece has produced two interesting videos to raise awareness on the Sustainab(...)

Posted by Vasiliki Strataki,
1st Primary School Nea Ionia

June 13 2018

Local experience

2nd Child Street Festival of Art and Acceptance ,(...)

The network of art and action People With Balloons, under the auspices of the Municipality of Athens and with the suppor(...)

Posted by Vasiliki Strataki,
1st Primary School Nea Ionia

June 13 2018

Perspectives

The registration for the SDGs Brazil Award is open!

The SDGs Brazil Award aims to encourage, recognize and give visibility to the best practices promoted by all levels of g(...)

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UNDP

June 12 2018

Perspectives

Social and Solidarity Economy to localize the SDGs: the maps(...)

Socioeco.org is a resource web site on Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) which tries to present in one place the docum(...)

Posted by Françoise Wautiez,
Ecosol/socioeco

June 11 2018

Perspectives

Local economic development as a vehicle to localize the SDGs

The fourth edition of the World Forum of Local Economic Development, which started in 2011, took place from October 17 t(...)

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UNDP

June 1 2018

Perspectives

From global to local: supporting sustainable and resilient s(...)

In support of the 2018 session of ECOSOC, the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) and the United Nations De(...)

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UNDP

May 28 2018

Perspectives

The second phase of the project Localizing the SDGs in Brazi(...)

The second phase of the project "Strengthening the role of municipalities for the localization, and specifically for mon(...)

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UNDP

May 23 2018

Local experience

Youth and Sustainable Development

The role of young people is fundamental for the implementation and fulfillment of the Sustainable Development Goals, th(...)

Posted by Alvaro Andrade,
Grupo FARO

May 9 2018

Perspectives

Pará, Brazil, hosts a workshop on localizing the Sustainable(...)

The efforts to localize the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Brazil continues advancing.   The 3-day Workshop to(...)

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UNDP

May 3 2018

Local experience

NYC takes historic step in local tracking of progress toward(...)

By: Alexandra Hiniker, Strategic Relationships Manager, NYC Mayor’s Office for International Affairs On April 20, Mayor(...)

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UNDP

May 2 2018

Perspectives

The 2030 Agenda in Colombia: tracking the progress in each d(...)

For the Government of Colombia, the 2030 Agenda poses a key opportunity to generate transformations and give political i(...)

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UNDP

April 27 2018

Local experience

National Council for Development and French International So(...)

Paris, 22.02.2018 The National Council for Development and International Solidarity (CNDSI)   is a framework for(...)

Posted by Lisa Bonnet,
Ministère des Affaires étrangères et du Développement international

April 26 2018

Perspectives

Athens, Greece has 17 additional goals. The 17 United Natio(...)

Since Monday 16 April 2018 and for the next four months, the  capital of Greece, has 17 additional goals. The 17 United(...)

Posted by Dimitrios Fatouros ,
United Nations

April 24 2018

Local experience

“Think Globally, Act Locally” Conference For Empowering Loca(...)

On Wednesday, heads of local governments from across Pakistan reiterated to bridge the gap between key nation Sustainabl(...)

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UNDP

April 17 2018

Local experience

The Lehendakari presents the Euskadi Basque Country 2030 Age(...)

The article It was published originally in   this page   by the Basque Government .   The Lehendakari Iñigo Urkullu (...)

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UNDP

April 12 2018

Local experience

Seoul City Announces its plan to achieve the 2030 Sustainabl(...)

Many cities around the world are using the SDGs as drivers of change for a fairer and more equitable distribution of bot(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

April 10 2018

Local experience

Localization of the SDGs in Algeria: strengthening local cap(...)

In the framework of the #CapDEL Program, in preparation for the training of trainers that will take place in the months(...)

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UNDP

March 29 2018

Local experience

What are the current and emerging challenges to building sus(...)

If the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is to be truly transformative – an Agenda “of the people, for the people,(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

March 28 2018

Perspectives

Intermediate Cities of Latin America towards the 2030 Agenda(...)

From February 28 to March 2, 2018, Cuenca, Ecuador hosted the Continental Forum of Intermediate Cities: Latin America "(...)

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UNDP

March 21 2018

Perspectives

Piloting Localizing the SDGs in Southern Africa and beyond!

Leaving no one behind - this overarching goal has special significance in South African cities. The challenge of African(...)

Posted by UCLG CGLU,
UCLG

March 19 2018

Local experience

Four Ways Cities are Localizing the SDGs in North America

What do Hawaii, Kelowna, Baltimore and Winnipeg have in common?   Not much, you might think. But actually, each of the(...)

Posted by Jennifer Temmer,
IISD

March 16 2018

Perspectives

Spread your goals with SDG wings!

Angel Wings campaign launched on social media and 6 German cities The UN SDG Action Campaign and media company Weischer(...)

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UNDP

March 16 2018

Perspectives

French decentralized cooperation in favor of achieving the S(...)

At the last Interministerial Committee for International Cooperation and Development (CICID) of 8 February 2018, France(...)

Posted by Lisa Bonnet,
Ministère des Affaires étrangères et du Développement international

March 15 2018

Perspectives

Brazil steps up its efforts to implement the 2030 Agenda

Source: Secretariat of the Presidency of the Republic of Brazil webpage On March 1, 2018, the Minister of the Secretari(...)

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UNDP

March 14 2018

Local experience

GOLD V Report to inform about the localization of the SDGs a(...)

The Global Observatory on Decentralization and Local Democracy (GOLD) is launching, from March to the end of April 2018,(...)

Posted by UCLG CGLU,
UCLG

March 13 2018

Perspectives

Sensitization for the location of the ODS in Burgos

Fonte: The Courier of Burgos, Raúl G. The awareness campaigns of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development are of ex(...)

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UNDP

March 9 2018

Local experience

Technical Secretariat of the SDGs of Costa Rica and UNDP sup(...)

  Municipality of Curridabat began the process of applying the "COMBOS" methodology The canton of Curridabat became th(...)

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UNDP

March 7 2018

Local experience

SDGs seminar for Greek Public Administration Executives

A training and informative three-day seminar for executives of the Greek public administration  took place in November 2(...)

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UNDP

March 6 2018

Perspectives

Puerto Montt anima una reflexión en torno a los Objetivos de(...)

La Municipalidad de Puerto Montt organizó el Primer Seminario Internacional “Ciudades de América Latina por el Desarroll(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

March 6 2018

Tracking the SDGs in Canadian Cities

In 2011, 81 per cent of Canadians lived in urban centres. Cities are the epicentres of arts and culture as well as hubs(...)

Posted by Fabienne Perucca,
UN-Habitat

March 4 2018

Local experience

Students in Nea Ionia, Greece have Goals: The 17 UN Goals(...)

I had the great pleasure to meet a few days ago a group of students of the 1st Elementary School of the city of Nea Ioni(...)

Posted by Dimitrios Fatouros ,
United Nations

March 2 2018

Local experience

The “Ficha Limpa” (Clean Record) Campaign of the 2030 Agenda(...)

Several goals of the 2030 Agenda highlight the importance of adequate public policies and legislation to ensure their ef(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

February 23 2018

Perspectives

Localizing the SDGs at WUF9

The localization of the SDGs was among the various topics discussed during the Ninth World Urban Forum held in Kuala Lum(...)

Posted by Fabienne Perucca,
UN-Habitat

February 20 2018

Towards a more resilient future for Hawai’i: the SDGs lead o(...)

The Senate of the Hawai’i State (United States of America) has recently declared its commitment to the Sustainable Devel(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

February 13 2018

Local experience

How to implement the Sustainable Development Goals at the lo(...)

Porto-Novo, Benin

The following video illustrates all relevant aspects of the implementation of the 2030 Agenda at the local level in Ben(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

February 12 2018

Local experience

The Court of Auditors of São Paulo launches unit to implemen(...)

With the aim of monitoring the implementation of the SDGs, the Court of Auditors of the State of São Paulo (TCESP) launc(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

February 8 2018

Local experience

The Greek mayors support the 17 Sustainable Development Goa(...)

On the occasion of the annual meeting of the governing council of the Union of the Greek Municipalities (KEDE)  that too(...)

Posted by Dimitrios Fatouros ,
United Nations

January 31 2018

Local experience

First AChM’s Workshop on SDGs held in Viña del Mar, Chile

On 24 -25 of January, the “First Workshop on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)” of the Chilean Association of Mun(...)

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UNDP

January 26 2018

Local experience

CNM calls Brazilian Municipalities to implement the SDGs

The National Confederation of Municipalities (CNM) of Brazil launches the "Municipalities for Tomorrow - Together in the(...)

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UNDP

January 24 2018

Local experience

Localizing the SDGs: Local economic development and gender d(...)

Finalizing global agendas is one thing. Implementing them is another. We need to change for the better: the way we l(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

January 24 2018

Sensibilisation des gouvernements locaux à la localisation d(...)

Une série d'événements ont été organisé en 2017 pour sensibiliser les collectivités locales du Cameroun, du Togo, du Sén(...)

Posted by Fabienne Perucca,
UN-Habitat

January 22 2018

Lancement des rapports de localisation des ODD dans 4 provin(...)

Le Système des Nations Unies en RDC en général, et le Programme des Nations Unies pour le développement en particulier,(...)

Posted by Fabienne Perucca,
UN-Habitat

January 22 2018

Local experience

UNDP's perspective on Localizing the Implementation of the S(...)

A high-level seminar on October 12, 2017 highlighted the perspectives of the World Bank partners—including local and reg(...)

Posted by Fabienne Perucca,
UN-Habitat

January 22 2018

Valencia, the Basque Country and Jalisco awarded with the II(...)

November 27-28, ORU Fogar’s Executive Bureau and General Assembly was held in the Basque Country , under the auspices of(...)

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UNDP

January 10 2018

Local experience

Grupo Parlamentario por la Erradicación de la Pobreza y el C(...)

La iniciativa ODS Territorio Ecuador, ejecutada por la Fundación Futuro Latinoamericano (FFLA) en conjunto con Grupo FAR(...)

Posted by Juan Herrera,
Grupo FARO

January 9 2018

Local experience

SDGs Strategic Thinking National Group - Ecuador

Quito, Ecuador

As part of the ODS Territorio Ecuador initiative, led by FFLA and Grupo FARO, the "SDGs Strategic Thinking National Grou(...)

Posted by Juan Herrera,
Grupo FARO

January 9 2018

Local experience

Spanish local and regional governments are driving the local(...)

The Spanish Federation of Municipalities and Provinces (FEMP) has developed together with UCLG a dedicated webpage about(...)

Posted by Fabienne Perucca,
UN-Habitat

January 4 2018

Perspectives

SDGs Project in the Municipalities of Parana receives award(...)

The second vice president of the National Confederation of Municipalities (CNM) of Brazil, Marcel Micheletto, and presid(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

December 14 2017

Perspectives

Local practices on the SDGs from 20 Flemish municipalities

In May 2017, VVSG kicked off a pilot project on localizing the SDGs. Together with 20 Flemish municipalities, we experim(...)

Posted by Hanne Albers,
VVSG vzw

December 14 2017

Perspectives

Amina J. Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General of the UN calls(...)

In Hangzhou (China) on 7 December 2017, at the occasion of UCLG World Council, H.E. Ms. Amina Mohamed, Deputy Secretary(...)

Posted by Fabienne Perucca,
UN-Habitat

December 12 2017

Perspectives

Launch of the second ODS localization learning module within(...)

Within the framework of the Mercocities Summit , in Córdoba, Argentina, the Latin American network Mercociudades togeth(...)

Posted by Fabienne Perucca,
UN-Habitat

December 12 2017

Perspectives

One Young World 2017: My Takeaways as a Delegate and Sustain(...)

I have been fortunate enough to attend various local and international summits in my life, but this is the first confere(...)

Posted by Salem Afeworki,
Value Sustainability

December 5 2017

Local experience

Mesa Redonda| Localizando los ODS. Transformando los Objetiv(...)

El dia 22 de noviembre tuvo lugar en Merida (Extremadura, España) la Mesa Redonda “Localizando los ODS. Transformando lo(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

November 29 2017

I Global Forum of Local Governments

The city of Seville, Spain hosted the First Global Forum of Local Governments from November 22 to 24. During the event,(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

November 28 2017

Perspectives

Countries from the Commonwealth of Nations share their visio(...)

Ahead of the Commonwealth Local Government Conference, which is about to start in a few hours in Valletta, Malta (21-24(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

November 21 2017

Perspectives

Local and regional actors share visions and strategies for t(...)

Representatives of regional governments, prefectures, civil society and the private sector, have participated in several(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

November 17 2017

Perspectives

SE LANZÓ EN ARGENTINA LA RED DE PARLAMENTOS LOCALES EN ODS

6 de octubre de 2017, ciudad de Salta, Argentina- La consultora en Desarrollo Sostenible Smartly Consulting lanzó en la(...)

Posted by Analia Pastran,
Smartly, social entrepreneurship in SDGs

November 16 2017

Achieving a sustainable urban America: SDSN tracks the statu(...)

The U.S. Cities SDG Index, developed by the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), serves as a(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

November 15 2017

Nearly 500 people participated in the XII Ibero-American Con(...)

The City of Manizales, in the Department of Caldas, has gathered more than 450 people in the XII Ibero-American Congres(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

November 14 2017

Perspectives

Athens Marathon – UNRIC cooperation for the UN@70 and SDGs p(...)

Following an initiative taken by the Greek MFA and UNRIC,  the Athens  Marathon  - The Authentic  (8 November 2015),  ha(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

November 9 2017

Local experience

One football match, 17 Goals scored

On Sunday, 30 April 2017, Greek football Club PAS GIANNINA 1966  joined forces with the United Nations to raise awarenes(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

November 9 2017

Local experience

UN DAY in Paris : Engaging youth to support the Sustainable(...)

Organisers expected around 300 visitors, mainly students, but an hour after opening, the main hall of UNESCO’s headquart(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

November 9 2017

Perspectives

Valencia concludes the first meeting of regions with the com(...)

The Ministry of Transparency, Social Responsibility, Participation and Cooperation has closed the First Meeting of Regi(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

November 6 2017

Local experience

UNDP Partners with the first SDGs Center in Indonesia

JAKARTA – United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) joins forces with one of Indonesia’s leading universities, Unive(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

November 6 2017

Local experience

Building neighborhoods: starting from the local level, Madri(...)

Conscious about the essential role that the citizenship have in ensuring the realization of the 2030 Agenda for Sustaina(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

November 3 2017

Local experience

Sustainable Antioquia: A collective action path towards the(...)

If you are looking for an example of a multisectoral regional platform that actively works to locate the SDGs, Sustaina(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

November 3 2017

Local experience

Dialogue between Ibero-American and African networks of loca(...)

The Learning session on Localizing the SDGs – a Dialogue between Ibero-American and African networks, was held last week(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

October 27 2017

Latin American and Caribbean municipalities trained to local(...)

In the framework of the 2nd Regional Forum of Local Economic Development, celebrated in Cochabamba, Bolivia last June 20(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

October 26 2017

Local experience

At the 4th World Forum of Local Economic Development, local(...)

The fourth edition of the World Forum of Local Economic Development, which started in Andalusia (Spain) in 2011, took pl(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

October 25 2017

Perspectives

New Askers work on the SDGs

The new Asker municipality (1) has formally decided to utilise the United Nations’ 17 sustainable development goals as a(...)

Posted by Vibeke Sand,
The new Asker municipality

October 24 2017

Perspectives

Play the simple part: connecting the SDGs and our communitie(...)

We selected 50 participants as SDGs champions for awareness workshop at Goverment Girls Secondary School, Abubakar Kigo(...)

Posted by Dennis Ekwere,
Children and Young People Living for Peace

October 23 2017

Perspectives

The localization of the SDGs: Implementing the SDGs in Colom(...)

By Mahmoud Mohieldin, World Bank Group Senior Vice President for the 2030 Agenda, United Nations Relations and Partne(...)

Posted by Fabienne Perucca,
UN-Habitat

October 23 2017

Global Goals Municipality Campaign in the Netherlands

VNG International launched a campaign revolving around the Global Goals for Sustainable Development. The Global Goals Mu(...)

Posted by Fabienne Perucca,
UN-Habitat

October 12 2017

Local experience

The SDG Territory Ecuador project

The initiative ODS Territorio Ecuador contributes to the implementation of the SDGs through the generation of participat(...)

Posted by Mireya Villacís,
Fundación Futuro Latinoamericano

October 9 2017

Local experience

The Province of Napo in Ecuador initiates the process of pri(...)

As part of component 1 of the ODS Territorio Ecuador project on August 22 in the city of Tena, the first meeting of the(...)

Posted by Juan Herrera,
Grupo FARO

September 29 2017

Local experience

Flanders regional government reiterates its commitment towar(...)

To celebrate its decade long partnership with Malawi, the Government of the Belgian region of Flanders hosted on Septemb(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

September 15 2017

Local experience

UN Summer Academy - Localizing the 2030 Agenda

The 6th edition of the UN Summer Academy took place from 21 to 25 August 2017 on the UN premises in Bonn, Germany on the(...)

Posted by Fabienne Perucca,
UN-Habitat

September 12 2017

How cities in Southeast Asia are acting on the SDGs ahead of(...)

‘The common characteristic found among the frontrunner cities — regardless of country, size and socio-economic profile(...)

Posted by Fabienne Perucca,
UN-Habitat

September 5 2017

SDG10: DALIT YOUTH & YOUTH WOMEN IN COMMUNITY RADIO: THE BEG(...)

Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication (BNNRC) strives for the following core interventions to contribute i(...)

Posted by AHM Bazlur,
Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication

August 30 2017

Local experience

Asian Cities at the front lines of Sustainable Development

Why the fight for a sustainable world without poverty just moved to the cities by Hannie Meesters, Policy Specialist, U(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

August 28 2017

¿Cómo medir indicadores en la localización de los ODS en Bra(...)

Brasilia, Brazil

El sistema de Mandala de Desempeño Municipal de los ODS en los Municipios Brasileños  Descripción de la Metodología, de(...)

Posted by Santiago Martin,
CNM

August 19 2017

Three ways to ‘localize’ financing for sustainable urban dev(...)

The Financing for Development process made possible a broadly participatory discussion on urban sustainable developmen(...)

Posted by Fabienne Perucca,
UN-Habitat

August 15 2017

Perspectives

POLICY TRANSFER PLATFORM: access case studies from cities ar(...)

The Policy Transfer Platform is a tool created by the City of Berlin and supported by Metropolis and other partners to s(...)

Posted by Camille Toggenburger,
Policy Transfer Platform

July 31 2017

Perspectives

Report highlights role of local and regional governments in(...)

The report, a contribution of UCLG to the Global Taskforce, was presented at the High Level Political Forum on Sustain(...)

Posted by UCLG CGLU,
UCLG

July 28 2017

Local experience

SDG Game 2017

Recap: SDG Game, April 6-9 About two months ago, Kazan UN Club (Academy of Youth Diplomacy) organised the «SDG Internat(...)

Posted by Daria Zharova,
Academy of Youth Diplomacy

July 20 2017

Perspectives

Using bricks to build SDGs awareness

Since 2003, Lego, the toy manufacturing Company, started working together with United Nations through the Global Compact(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

July 19 2017

Perspectives

In Mâcon (France), from the heat network to the global energ(...)

The town of Mâcon (33,500 inhabitants, Saône-et-Loire, France) has set up a heating network associated with the constru(...)

Posted by Jean-Sébastien SAUVOUREL,
Villes de France

June 29 2017

Local experience

Pontarlier (France) implements its global energy policy

The town of Pontarlier (17,413 inhabitants, Doubs, France) places great emphasis on controlling energy expenditure unde(...)

Posted by Jean-Sébastien SAUVOUREL,
Villes de France

June 8 2017

Local experience

Local actions in Europe and beyond

The need for local governments to participate not only as implementors but as actors for development has been increasing(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

June 6 2017

Perspectives

Barcarena, Brazil includes SDGs in their planning mechanisms

The city of Barcarena (PA), aiming to be recognized as a sustainable city, is preparing its Pluriannual Investment Plan(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

June 2 2017

Local experience

An ambitious new program aims to support Regional Governance(...)

On 24 May 2017, the Ministry of the Interior and Decentralization (MIDEC) organized in Nouakchott a workshop to official(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

May 29 2017

Become an SDG Pioneer 2017

The UN Global Compact launches a call for nominations for the SDG Pioneers 2017 edition. Individuals engaged with achiev(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

May 22 2017

Perspectives

Ecuador rewards the best ideas to spread the ODS

In a joint action, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the Alliance for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (AEI(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

May 18 2017

Local experience

UCLG held the first Training Module on the Localization of t(...)

Building on the partnership on “localizing the SDGs” between the Global Taskforce and UN organizations, United Cities an(...)

Posted by GOLD ,
UCLG

May 2 2017

Perspectives

Sixty young leaders to localize the SDGs in more than 50 cit(...)

60 young leaders, 52 cities The UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network - Youth Initiative (SDSN Youth) has se(...)

Posted by Anastasiya Kostomarova,
SDSN Youth

April 28 2017

Perspectives

The Basque Government launches education strategy for social(...)

In conjunction with the provincial councils, municipalities and civil society, the Basque Government (GV) by the Basque(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

April 26 2017

Local experience

Argentina launches a new platform to connect businesses with(...)

In early 2017, the Argentine Business Council for Sustainable Development (BCSD) has launched a new online platform ODS(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

April 19 2017

Local experience

CapDEL: Local Development and Participatory Democracy in 10(...)

A new cooperation project in Algeria between the Ministry of the Interior and Local Government, the European Union (EU)(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

April 19 2017

Local experience

Sao Paulo and the multidimensional implementation of the SDG(...)

Right after the presentation of the Sustainable Development Goals as a global agenda, the regional government of Sao Pau(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

April 12 2017

Local experience

Saumur (France) fight against fuel poverty

The Community Center for Social Action (CCAS) of the French town of Saumur (27 300 inhabitants) offers to accompany the(...)

Posted by Jean-Sébastien SAUVOUREL,
Villes de France

April 12 2017

Local experience

The Brazilian National Confederation of Municipalities will(...)

The Secretariat of Government (SEGOV) of the Presidency of the Republic of Brazil announced on Wednesday, April 5, the r(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

April 12 2017

Local experience

France strengthens its commitment to achieve a sustainable a(...)

Since ensuring good cooperation projects became the backbone for the achievement of a sustainable and inclusive local de(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

April 5 2017

Local experience

Is Asia-Pacific on track to achieve the SDGs by 2030?

The Overseas Development Institute (ODI) has published some fascinating infographics, which explore Asia-Pacific's l(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

April 4 2017

Perspectives

ALBI (FRANCE) AND FOOD SELF-SUFFICIENCY, AMBITION OF A GREEN(...)

Albi (French town of 49 531 inhabitants) was elected "city of biodiversity" because it has a food self-sufficiency proj(...)

Posted by Jean-Sébastien SAUVOUREL,
Villes de France

April 3 2017

Local experience

Bioloos: Eco-friendly Sustainable Sanitation

Sanitation facilities, globally and in India, are alarmingly poor. India has nearly 600 million people (half of the popu(...)

Posted by Sanjay Banka,
Banka BioLoo

March 25 2017

Perspectives

Want to meet the SDGs? Invest in longitudinal data

Source: Asian Development Bank Blog Authors: Arturo Martinez, Iva Sebastian, Jude David Roque   To meet the Sustainab(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

March 23 2017

Navarra works at the location of the ODS

The community of Navarra in Spain is made up of 272 municipalities and more than 640 thousand inhabitants. Since 1998,(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

March 23 2017

Local experience

The city of Bayonne (France) chose the eco-solidarity water(...)

The City of Bayonne, France, decided to test the introduction of an eco-solidarity tariff of drinking water. She partic(...)

Posted by Jean-Sébastien SAUVOUREL,
Villes de France

March 23 2017

Local experience

How Baltimore is using the Sustainable Development Goals to(...)

Written by CAREY L. BIRON, Citiscope     BALTIMORE, United States — In April 2015, this aging industrial city(...)

Posted by Fabienne Perucca,
UN-Habitat

March 21 2017

A Platform for Sustainable Harmony: The Give First Initiativ(...)

Dear Government officials, NGOs, CEOs, employees, volunteers, SME owners, non-profits, individuals of all nations, today(...)

Posted by Patrick Glenn,
Give First Initiative

March 18 2017

Saint-Brieuc Agadez cooperation and for access to basic heal(...)

Bruno Joncour, Mayor of Saint-Brieuc, received in February 2017 in Paris one of the trophies awarded to reward municipa(...)

Posted by Jean-Sébastien SAUVOUREL,
Villes de France

March 7 2017

Local experience

Accountability Systems for Measuring, Monitoring and Reporti(...)

UN-Habitat in collaboration with the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, has launched the “Accounta(...)

Posted by Fabienne Perucca,
UN-Habitat

March 7 2017

Local experience

German municipalities begin to localize the SDGs

Fifteen municipalities and the provincial (Land) government of North Rhine Westphalia in Germany are developing SDG(...)

Posted by Fabienne Perucca,
UN-Habitat

March 6 2017

Local experience

Flemish municipalities work towards integrating the SDGs in(...)

For the Association of Flemish Cities and Municipalities (VVSG), the sustainable development goals are key for the futur(...)

Posted by Hanne Albers,
VVSG vzw

February 27 2017

Local experience

Papua New Guinea Documentary ‘Driving The Change’

A unique and powerful documentary, which focuses on the struggle and success of the remote highlands community of Domil(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

February 22 2017

Perspectives

Teens Dream - Youth video competition on the SDGs

TEENS DREAM ENGAGES TEENS ACROSS THE PLANET TO CONNECT THEM ON THE SDGs! Teens Dream, inspired by Dr. King, is a collab(...)

Posted by Fabienne Perucca,
UN-Habitat

February 17 2017

Perspectives

Thus co-we create in Medellin

The talent is scattered and out of organizational and governmental boundaries. Through social technologies can integrat(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

February 13 2017

Local experience

Suriname developed a Card Game on SDGs

In Suriname, the Ministry of Regional Development, with technical assistance of and funding from the UNDP, implements a(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

February 8 2017

Local experience

Academic discourse on opportunities and challenges for Small(...)

The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Country Office Suriname in collaboration with the Institute of Internation(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

February 8 2017

Perspectives

In Ghana UN Volunteers embark on community advocacy on the S(...)

The launch of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) was accompanied by the need for increased awareness and knowledge(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

January 30 2017

Perspectives

Outreach on the SDGs with High Schools in Ghana

In Ghana, the launch of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) was accompanied by the need for increased awareness and(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

January 30 2017

Local experience

Defining, agreeing and contrasting the basis of a White Pape(...)

The Basque Government since 2013 has promoted a process to define, agree and contrast the basis for a White Paper on De(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

January 27 2017

Local experience

City Partnership Program: Addressing Complex Development Cha(...)

At first sight, Yokohama and Toyama cities in Japan might not have much in common. Yet, they both represent models of su(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

January 27 2017

Local experience

Orange The World Celebrations

The 2016 UNiTE campaign strongly emphasizes the need for sustainable financing for efforts to end violence against women(...)

Posted by Sailesh Singhal,
United Nations Inter Agency Network on Youth and Gender Equality

January 21 2017

Share One, Plant One

Last year, Youth Of Siliguri initiated The Pocket Money Campaign, which involved sensitizing youngsters to contribute a(...)

Posted by Sailesh Singhal,
United Nations Inter Agency Network on Youth and Gender Equality

January 16 2017

Perspectives

Want sustainable urban development? It’s time for Local Agen(...)

Key will be moving beyond aspiration to focus on specific implementation mechanisms and road maps for action. Writt(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

January 10 2017

The Proactivists Inspire Hundreds Across Europe, Middle East(...)

Over the course of 2015 we have worked across Amsterdam, Budapest, Dubai, Geneva, Hong Kong, Korea, London, Ras Al Khaim(...)

Posted by Stephen King,
The Pro-Activists

January 6 2017

Perspectives

Videos from Seoul: Achieving Accountability and Transparency(...)

Together with the Seoul Metropolitan Government (SMG) in the Republic of Korea, the UNDP Seoul Policy Centre (USPC) has(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

January 5 2017

Local Pathways Fellowship

By 2050 almost 70% of global population will live in urban areas. The success of the SDGs rests in our ability to transf(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

January 3 2017

Perspectives

VVSGs efforts in Localising the SDGs

The Sustainable Development Goals are an important tool for Flemish local authorities and their partner towns in the glo(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

December 23 2016

Perspectives

CNM shares its first-hand experience on localizing the SDGs(...)

The National Confederation of Municipalities (CNM) in Brazil presented the project Localizing the Sustainable Developmen(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

December 12 2016

Local experience

A new app turns the “SDGs in Action”

A new mobile application is available to get to know the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and engage all actors to j(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

October 26 2016

Perspectives

Suriname starts Localizing the Sustainable Development Goals(...)

For the implementation of the SDG 17, which reads “Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global part(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

October 25 2016

We App Heroes

Citizens all over the globe will now be able to get together to advance local sustainability with the support of a new a(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

October 20 2016

Local experience

2016 World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders: SDGs Locali(...)

Local and regional governments, their associations and International Organizations discuss together about  their experie(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

October 20 2016

Perspectives

Bike 4 SDGs

Devoted to support Sustainable Development Goals and focusing on inclusion, environment, healthy lifestyle and partnersh(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

October 7 2016

Local experience

HLPF Side Event: Localizing the SDGs

New York, United States of America

From 11 to 20 July 2016, the United Nations Member States together with a wide array of stakeholders participated in the(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

September 28 2016

Perspectives

Localizing the SDGs in the municipalities of Brazil

This month marks the beginning of a partnership between the National Confederation of Municipalities of Brazil (CNM) and(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

September 28 2016

Local experience

A train brings the SDGs on tour through Belarus

The eight-day journey of the train "UN 70 Belarus Express for SDGs" has been a creative approach to the 2030 Agenda for(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

September 28 2016

Local experience
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Events

Global Goals Week

22nd Sept - 29th Sept ,
New York, United States of America
Posted by Admin
Organized by Project Everyone, UNDP and the United Nations Foundation

8th Africities Summit

20th Nov - 24th Nov ,
Marrakesh, Morocco
Posted by Admin
Organized by UCLG Africa

3rd International Congress on Urban Studies Sustainable Urbanism and Local Governance

26th Oct - 28th Oct ,
Strasborug, France
Posted by Admin
Organized by Kentarastirmalari, UCLG MEWA, etc.

THINK 2030 - Science-policy solutions for a more sustainable Europe

17th Oct - 18th Oct ,
Brussels, Belgium
Posted by Admin
Organized by IEEP, GLOBE EU

Venice City Solutions - Financing the SDGs at local level

16th Nov - 17th Nov ,
Venice, Italy
Posted by Admin
Organized by Local 2030: Localizing The SDGs

Tour de France ODD : étape Grand Est

20th Sept - 27th Sept ,
Metz et Epernay, France
Posted by Admin
Organized by Comité 21

Over to Regions! Regional Government’s action for SDG Localization

9th Oct ,
Brussels, Belgium
Posted by Admin
Organized by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Catalan Agen(...)

European Week of Regions and Cities

8th Oct - 11th Oct ,
Brussels , Belgium
Posted by Admin
Organized by DG Regio and the Committee of the Regions

The 3rd UN-SDGs Anniversary Celebration in Nigeria 2018

25th Sept ,
Abuja, Nigeria
Posted by Amb. Emmanuel Nkweke
Organized by International Association of World Peace Advocates

UNSSC & Data-Pop Alliance course on Leveraging Big Data for Sustainable Development

15th Oct - 17th Oct ,
Cambridge, United States of America
Posted by UNSSC KCSD
Organized by UNSSC Knowledge Centre for Sustainable Development

Soluciones urbanas Venecia 2018 - Financiar los ODS a nivel local

15th Nov - 17th Nov ,
Venecia, Italy
Posted by UN-Habitat Local
Organized by Local 2030: Localizando los ODS

Solutions urbaines Venise 2018 - Financier les ODD à niveau local

15th Nov - 17th Nov ,
Venise, Italy
Posted by UN-Habitat Local
Organized by Local 2030 - Localiser les ODD

Venice City Solutions - Financing the SDGs at local level

15th Nov - 17th Nov ,
Venice, Italy
Posted by UN-Habitat Local
Organized by Local 2030: Localizing the SDGs

Online pilot training on Policy Coherence for Sustainable Development

1st Oct - 2nd Nov ,
Bonn, Germany
Posted by UNSSC KCSD
Organized by United Nations System Staff College Knowledge Centre for Sus(...)

Foundational Course on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

24th Sept - 26th Oct ,
Bonn, Germany
Posted by UNSSC KCSD
Organized by United Nations System Staff College - Knowledge Centre for S(...)

9th annual Social Good Summit

23rd Sept - 29th Sept ,
New York, United States of America
Posted by Admin
Organized by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

ART 2030 New York

24th Sept - 28th Sept ,
New York, United States of America
Posted by Admin
Organized by ART-2030

2nd World Forum on Urban Violence and Education for Coexistence and Peace

5th Nov - 8th Nov ,
Madrid, Spain
Posted by Admin
Organized by Madrid