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The UCLG Marketplace, held on the morning of the third day of the 2024 UCLG Retreat, was a vibrant hub for diverse initiatives dedicated to advancing sustainability. Partners representing various networks enthusiastically presented innovative actions and products, from localised policy solutions to expansive global alliances, all reflecting a commitment to the principles outlined in the Pact for the Future.

This dynamic and interactive session went beyond traditional presentations, incorporating “speed dating” sessions that allowed participants to exchange best practices and tools swiftly. Such engagement empowered attendees to tailor their experience based on their interests and needs.

With 19 partners showcasing their projects, the Marketplace was full of energy and exemplified the transformative potential of partnerships and collective action in driving progress towards the SDGs.

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