BOGOTA: PIONEER CARING CITY IN LATIN AMERICA

In a significant step towards gender equity and the recognition of unpaid care work, Bogotá in Colombia, has become one of the main cities in Latin America to establish a municipal system of care. This innovative model seeks to contribute to equal opportunities for women through the institutional services offered by the District care system, […]

ADVANCING SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN HOMA BAY COUNTY, KENYA

Homa Bay County, located in Kenya, is characterized by a young population, with approximately 79% of its residents under the age of 35. The majority of people in the county are engaged in agriculture, making the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 1 (No Poverty) and 2 (Zero Hunger) crucial for their well-being. Under the […]

NKHOTAKOTA DISTRICT IN MALAWI: A TOURISM AND AGRICULTURAL HUB

Nkhotakota, a district in the central region of Malawi, is making strides towards sustainable development. The district, located on the shores of Lake Malawi, is implementing various projects aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Transforming into a Tourism City The Nkhotakota District Council is working to promote tourism by collaborating with the Export Development […]

VOLUNTARY LOCAL REVIEW, CANELONES, URUGUAY

Canelones is one of the 19 departments of the oriental republic of Uruguay. It is located in the south of the country and is the second most populated department after Montevideo. Its first voluntary review is presented in the framework of the “departmental commitment to the SDGs”, as established in the Canary Strategic Plan (CSP) […]

ACTIVE AND SOCIAL AT ALL AGES

Staying socially active can help you maintain good physical and emotional health as well as cognitive function. KS, the Norwegian Association of Local and Regional Authorities together with “Centre for an Age-Friendly Norway” has developed a booklet has developed a booklet titled “Active and Social at All Ages” universally designed and age-friendly outdoor areas and […]

Arusha City Council: a journey towards sustainable development

In the heart of Tanzania, Arusha City Council has embarked on a transformative mission to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Their unwavering focus is on eradicating poverty, ensuring zero hunger, promoting good health and well-being, providing quality education, fostering decent work and economic growth, building industry, innovation, and infrastructure, and taking decisive action on […]

CORDOBA PROVINCE METHODOLOGY FOR AGENDA 2030

The Province of Córdoba (Argentina) has demonstrated a deep commitment to the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals, successfully achieving many of the targets set around the Agenda.  We are sharing the “MÍA Methodology” addressing the phases and actions undertaken by the Province the to localize the 2030 Agenda, aimed at local and regional governments interested […]

SDG localization initiatives from Wa East district Assembly in Ghana

Ghana’s Wa East District Assembly is targeting SDG 2: Zero Hunger thanks to a project focusing on enhancing food security (target 2.1), addressing malnutrition (target 2.2), and doubling agricultural productivity (target 2.3). By incorporating international goals into national accounting, the initiative ensures that progress made at the community level contributes to Ghana’s overall journey towards […]

VILNIUS NEW SCHOOL PROJECT COMBINES TRADITIONAL AND IMMERSIVE LEARNING

In 2021, Vilnius Municipality and the and Vilnius Education Progress Center (in Lithuania) launched the innovative education project “Vilnius is a School.” This project brings the school lessons such history, languages, mathematics, business, technologies, civil society, or how to deal with disinformation— out of school premises and into public spaces and business throughout the city. […]

MASAKA CITY JOURNEY TOWARDS ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION & SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

Masaka City, in Central Uganda, is making significant strides in becoming a clean and sustainable city under the leadership of Mayor Florence Namayanja. With her unwavering commitment to environmental protection and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Mayor is spearheading efforts to ensure that Masaka makes its mark in the realization of Agenda 2030. Her […]