Nearly half world's local govs sign agreement on #SustainableDevelopment @uclg_org

Nearly half world's local govs sign agreement on #SustainableDevelopment @uclg_org

Neven Mimica, EU Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development and the UCLG president, Kadir Topbaş, also the Mayor of Istanbul, sign the agreement. The United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) and the European Commission, together with four other important networks in local government, have signed a historic agreement to work together on development issues in order to tackle global poverty and inequality, promote democracy and sustainable development. The European Commission was represented by Neven Mimica, Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development . Also present to sign the agreement were: the UCLG president, Kadir Topbaş, also the Mayor of Istanbul; Anne Hidalgo, Mayor of Paris and President of the International Association of Francophone Mayors ; Lazaros Saviddes, Mayor of Strovolos (Cyprus) and Board Member of the Commonwealth Local Gov...

Full article: http://sustainablecitiescollective.com/david-thorpe/10414...

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