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MEDCOP Conference, Tangier, 22-23 June 2023. The Regional Council of Tangier Tetouan Al Hoceima, in collaboration with the Mediterranean Climate House Foundation (MCHF), is organising the third edition of the MEDCOP Conference. It aims to structure a cooperation framework in the Mediterranean region and accelerate the implementation of the Paris Agreement.  

World Forum of Cities and Territories of Peace, Bogotá, 27-28 June 2023. The Forum, hosted by the city of Bogota with UCLG acting as its permanent secretariat, will be the fourth edition in which the women’s role in peace-making will have a special focus. 

Urban 20 Summit, Ahmedabad, 7-8 July 2023. The 2023 cycle of the U20 is chaired by the city of Ahmedabad. Six priority areas have been identified: encouraging environmentally responsible behaviours, ensuring water security, accelerating climate finance, championing local identity, reinventing frameworks for urban governance, and planning and catalysing digital urban futures.  

Local and Regional Governments’ Forum and Local and Regional Governments’ Days in the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF), New York, 12-13 July 2023. The Local and Regional Governments’ Forum, convened by the Global Task Force, aims to bring the perspective of LRGs to the HLPF and the SDGs in review. This year the HLPF will review the implementation of SDG11.