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- Monday, 13/05/2013
An Indian government delegation comprising 30 city and public administrators from 20 different cities across India visited Barcelona from 27 to 30 April 2013. Metropolis coordinated and took part in the event, where Indian city stakeholders participated in four day-long interactive sessions with stakeholders from the city of Barcelona.
- Friday, 10/05/2013
On April 3 2013, more than 200 people gathered in Barcelona within the framework of the symposium organised by the Metropolis Women International Network, to discuss and deliberate on policies regarding public space and urban development from a gender perspective.
The symposium on “Safe Cities within the Sphere of Public Space and Gender” was opened by Dr. Joan Clos, Executive Director of UN-Habitat. The minutes of the symposium can be downloaded here. We invite you to watch the video highlights of the symposium, subtitled in English.
- Wednesday, 08/05/2013
WHEN: 31 May - 2 June 2013
WHERE: Bonn, Germany
For the fourth time the annual Resilient Cities congress will gather local governments and experts and become the global forum for exchange, learning, networking, and debating on approaches and solutions for climate change adaptation and resilience-building in cities and municipalities.
- Monday, 06/05/2013
United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) has launched the 'Rabat 2013' web platform for its World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders, to be held in Rabat, Morocco, this October. The platform www.uclg.org/Rabat2013 will provide information on the strategic and thematic debates of the Summit, and will function as a resource for the exchange of good practices.