Local and regional
Confederação Nacional de Municípios

The National Confederation of Municipalities (CNM) in Brazil consolidates the municipal movement and strengthens municipal autonomy. It does so through the promotion of political and technical initiatives, which improve local management and people's quality of life.

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The Assembly of French Departments (ADF) is a forum for exchange and consultation between Departments of metropolis and overseas. It represents them and makes known their position to the national, European and international institutions on the subjects concerning their missions and competences.

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City of Barcarena, Brazil

Barcarena is a Brazilian municipality in the state of Pará. Since 2013, the Barcarena City Hall lines up his government planning with international development agendas: the MDG (from 2013 to 2015) and the SDG (from 2016). So far, this experience has achieved good results for the population. In 2015, the City Hall helped to found the "Rede ODS Brasil".

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Association of Flemish Cities and Municipalities

VVSG is the Association of Flemish Cities and Municipalities and is the representative structure of all 300 local governments in Flanders, Belgium. Since 2016 VVSG and its members are actively working on the localization of the SDGs through awareness raising activities (see f.e. Week of the Sustainable Municipality), through political engagement (see f.e. Flemish Mayors explain the SDGs), and through SDG inclusion in municipal policy plans (see f.e. Local Support for Global Challenges).

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Global Taskforce of local and regional governments

The Global Taskforce of Local and Regional Governments is a coordination mechanism that brings together the major international networks of local governments to undertake joint advocacy. These efforts relate to international policy processes, particularly the climate change agenda, the Sustainable Development Goals and Habitat III.

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Sweden Local 2030 Hub

The Sweden Local 2030 Hub is a comprehensive and proactive hub for capacity building in inclusive and sustainable urban development focusing on local implementation (SDG11) for more equal societies (SDG5 &10) through multi-stakeholder cooperation (SDG17). The purpose of the hub is twofold, geographically it will be a platform to gather Swedish experiences of local implementation of the 2030 Agenda. Thematically, the hub will improve inter-regional and North-South collaboration and highlight local challenges and local solutions in adapting the SDGs to local governance and urban settings.

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