The event “Reactions of Local and Regional Governments to UN75 Report” will discuss the findings of the Visioning Report UN 75: the Role of Local and Regional Governments in the Future Global Governance of the International System and how best to take them forward at the local, regional and global levels.
The report was drafted by the Global Taskforce of Local and Regional Governments on behalf of the constituency, as part of the global consultation organized by UN Secretary-General António Guterres on the occasion of the UN’s 75th Anniversary.
The event will:
- elaborate on immediate priorities for recovery from COVID-19, namely improved access to basic services followed by greater international solidarity and increased support to those most affected;
- address long-term priorities, including issues related to the climate crisis and destruction of the natural environment; and
- address international cooperation and the UN.
The event is organized by the United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG).
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date: 8 October 2020