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United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG HQ)

  • Organization type:Networks & Other

General contact information

  • URL: http://www.cities-localgovernments.org
  • Address: Carrer Avinyó, 15
  • Postal Code: 08002
  • City: Barcelona
  • Country: Spain
  • Telephone: +34 933428750
  • Fax: +34 933428760
  • Email: info@cities-localgovernments.org
  • Head of the organization: Elisabeth Gateau

Mission & Disaster Reduction Profile

Founded in May 2004 and headquartered in Barcelona, United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) is the united voice and world advocate of democratic local self-government. It represents and defends the interests of local and regional governments on the world stage, regardless of the size of the communities they serve.

UCLG’s major areas of policy include local democracy, climate change and sustainable development, Achievement of the Millennium Development Goals of the United Nations (MDG), local finance, urban development, urban risk reduction, city diplomacy for peace building.

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