The Commission will participate in the World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders, organized by United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG), to be held in Bogota (Colombia) from 12 to 15 October in connection with Habitat III (Third Conference United Nations on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development).

This event, whose theme is “Local Voices for a Better World”, takes place every three years, and over the past editions has gained an enviable reputation within the international community, since it is the largest global gathering and influential mayors, local and regional governments.

This edition will be the meeting point for leaders and local and regional leaders, and will bring together more than 3,000 representatives of towns, cities and regions and experts from civil society and business and academia. Over three days the main dynamics that have an impact on the daily work of local governments in the field of social, environmental, economic and cultural level will be discussed. Also, the main recommendations of local and regional governments to Habitat III are defined and worked on the “Global Agenda Local Government and Regional for the XXI century”.

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