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  • 30th September 2019 - 16:01 GMT

CEMR: 6 things you need to know about the World Summit of local and regional leaders

The countdown begins for one of the key milestones of the global municipal movement: the UCLG World Summit for local and regional leaders. This time, the congress is taking place in Durban, South Africa from 11 to 15 November 2019.

Here are 6 things you should know about the congress:

1. What is the World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders?

From 11 to 15 November in eThekwini- Durban, UCLG is holding the World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders, one of the largest and most influential meetings of mayors, councillors, local and regional governments and associations worldwide.

This event brings together approximately 3000 local elected leaders and professionals representing towns, cities, metropolises and regions, civil society, citizens and experts from international business and academia with the aim of establishing links and developing the policies that transform society and the way local governance works for and by people.
The future of our communities depends on a transformation of multilevel governance and how that concept is understood between the different spheres of government, and that’s why in Durban we will offer a space to discuss and redefine.
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