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• UCLG Congress Daejeon


The world’s largest meeting of mayors, local and regional leaders and their associations closed on 14 October 2022 in Daejeon, Republic of Korea. It was the first time after the breakout of the COVID-19 pandemic that most of them met physically.

Care, Trust and a Common Feminist Future

The 7th UCLG World Congress and Summit of Local and Regional Leaders closed on 14 October 2022 with the participation of more than 3,000 representatives from all over the world. The adoption of the Pact for the Future of Humanity was the most relevant outcome of the event held in Daejeon, Republic of Korea.

A strategic blueprint for the future

The Pact for the Future is the key outcome document of the 2022 World Congress. It defines the strategic priorities for the organization 2022 to 2028. With the Pact, local and regional governments reaffirm that they are ready to join national and international partners in bringing meaningful change.

A Renewed Leadership

The 2022 World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders saw the renewal of the UCLG ...

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Shaping the future, shaping the narrative

The unprecedent challenges and emerging crises the world is facing today require political commitments ...

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Sophia Torres, Town Hall on Global Commons (Interview)

Sophia Torres is a member of the Global Platform for the Right to the ...

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Eugene Birch, Town Hall on Trust and Government (Interview)

Eugenie L. Birch is the President of the General Assembly of Partners, the engagement ...

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Greg Munro, Town Hall on Caring Systems (Interview)

Greg Munro is the Director of Cities Alliance, a partnership hosted by UNOPS, which ...

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