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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

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(...)

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UNDP

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(...)

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UNDP

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(...)

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UNDP

Become an SDG Pioneer 2017

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

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UNDP

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(...)

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UNDP

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

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

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

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(...)

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UNDP

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)(...)

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UNDP

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(...)

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UNDP

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

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

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(...)

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UNDP

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

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

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

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

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,(...)

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UNDP

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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(...)

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UNDP

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

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

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UNDP

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(...)

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UNDP

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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(...)

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UNDP

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(...)

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UNDP

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(...)

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UNDP

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(...)

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UNDP

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(...)

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UNDP

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(...)

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UNDP

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

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

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UNDP

Bike 4 SDGs

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

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UNDP

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(...)

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UNDP

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

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

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UN Summer Academy 2017 "Localizing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development"

21st Aug - 25th Aug ,
Bonn, Germany
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Organized by UNSSC KNOWLEDGE CENTRE FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

Tercera Conferencia Internacional en Reducción del Riesgo de Desastres

12th Oct - 13th Oct ,
Varsovia, Poland
Posted by Jorge Diaz
Organized by Universidad de Varsovia

Collaborative Leadership

26th Jun - 14th Jul ,
Geneva, Switzerland
Posted by Angela Montano
Organized by UNITAR (United Nations Institute for Training and Research)

Sustainable Urban Mobility in Developing Countries - UNITAR Online Course (United Nations Institute for Training and Research)

18th Sept - 8th Dec ,
Cours en ligne, Switzerland
Posted by Angela Montano
Organized by UNITAR en partenariat avec la Deutsche Gesellschaft für Inte(...)

Sustainable Urban Mobility in Developing Countries - E-learning Course from UNITAR (United Nations Institute for Training and Research)

18th Sept - 8th Dec ,
Home-based e-learning course, Switzerland
Posted by Angela Montano
Organized by UNITAR in partnership with the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Int(...)

Sustainable Urban Mobility in Developing Countries - UNITAR (United Nations Institute for Training and Research)

18th Sept - 9th Dec ,
Curso de e-learning basado en el hogar, Switzerland
Posted by Angela Montano
Organized by UNITAR & Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenar(...)

Renewable Energies for Sustainable Development

6th Sept - 1st Nov ,
Geneva, Switzerland
Posted by Angela Montano
Organized by UNITAR, University of Strathclyde and Gaia Education

High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development: "Eradicating poverty and promoting prosperity in a changing world"

10th Jul - 19th Jul ,
New York, United States of America
Posted by Fabienne Perucca
Organized by Economic and Social Council

Tutored e-learning course on ´enhancing development effectiveness for decentralisation and local governance´

8th May - 30th Jun ,
Home based (e-learning) , Germany
Posted by Fabienne Perucca
Organized by Development Partners Working Group on Decentralisation and L(...)

XII Ibero-American Congress of Municipalities - A Territorial Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals

24th Sept - 28th Sept ,
Manizales, Colombia
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Organized by Gobierno de Caldas, Unión Iberoamericana de Municipalistas,(...)

Museon Exhibition: One Planet

29th Oct - 1st Dec ,
The Hague, Netherlands The
Posted by Admin
Organized by Museon

Summercourse: A local perspective to the Sustainable Development Goals

3rd Jul - 7th Jul ,
The Hague, Netherlands The
Posted by Fabienne Perucca
Organized by The Hague Academy for local governance

Intercultural Cities 2017 Milestone Event - Urban Policies for Inclusive Integration and Diversity advantage

28th Nov - 29th Nov ,
Lisbon, Portugal
Posted by ICCities TEAM
Organized by Council of Europe - ICCities Programme

5th Assises of Decentralised Cooperation

10th Jul - 11th Jul ,
Brussels, Belgium
Posted by Admin
Organized by European Commission, European Committee of the Regions