LESSONS FROM BARCELONA PROVINCE IN PROVIDING LOCAL SERVICES TO MUNICIPALITIES

On May 29, as part of the “Local Solutions” series of SDG Local Action, a conversation was held with the Province of Barcelona, where a member of the Barcelona Provincial Council shared the experience of how they have managed to develop a model of municipal association with the municipalities that are part of the province, […]

CREATING CARING COMMUNITIES: LESSONS FROM GENEVA AND BOGOTA

The well-being of individuals and societies, especially children, persons with disabilities, and older adults, depends on caregivers and the care services provided. When care is recognized, redistributed, and remunerated, it brings significant benefits: it increases employment, improves caregivers’ participation in the labor market, boosts family incomes, generates returns by expanding consumption and savings capacity, increases […]

GETTING WOMEN INVOLVED IN MANAGING CITIES

The cities of Dortmund and Kumasi met online to discuss opportunities to support women in local government. The webinar took place during the week the UN Commission on the Status of Women convened in New York to discuss possibilities for the global advancement of women. The UNDP “SDG Local Solutions” Series of  March 14, 2024 […]

BICICLANDO, HERMOSILLO, SONORA, MEXICO

biciclando, HERMOSILLO, MEXICO BICICLANDO, PROMOTING GENDER EQUALITY, SUSTAINABLE WASTE COLLECTION AND CIRCULAR ECONOMY Biciclando is a gender mainstreaming program, with a focus on recycling and sustainable mobility. This initiative comprises three key components: a Circular Economy Center (CEC), recyclables collection, and cycling infrastructure. The primary objective of Biciclando is to promote female employment through sustainable […]

MUNICIPAL SOLUTIONS FOR STORAGE AND SELLING FRESH FOOD PRODUCTS

In this framework, and following the targets established in the SDGs, especially in SDG 2: “Zero hunger”, different cities are betting on implementing programs that allow maintaining the cold chain, thus increasing farmers’ income and reducing the forced sale of products and waste. These are successful and innovative cases, which demonstrate how the action of […]

BOGOTA CARING CITY

caring city of BOGOTA BOGOTA, PIONEER CITY IN ESTABLISHING A CARE SYSTEM IN LATIN AMERICA In Bogota, the care for family members burden falls disproportionely on women. The city has created a system of “care blocks” designed to support those who care for others, by sending help to those women households and giving some hours […]

KUMASI SANITATION SOLUTION

Kumasi sanitation solution Kumasi Sanitation Solution Moshie Zongo is a low-income suburb in Kumasi, Ghana with a population of 22,403 inhabitants. Most of them have limited access to private toilets in their households. Public toilets are expensive and not open 24 hours a day. Open defecation poses a health risk and damages human dignity, specially […]

BUTUAN AGRIBOOST PROJECT

INNOVATING AGRIBUSINESSES IN BUTUAN TOWARDS A SMART AGRI ECO CITY BUTUAN AGRIBOOST PROJECT Butuan is an agricultural city in the Philippines with 400,000 people living in a 82,686-hectare area. The land is suitable for food production, but at present, it only covers 18% of the local population needs. Butuan has the potential to become the […]

AMMAN IS LISTENING

Amman is listening Amman is listening online platform Amman is Listening is a platform designed to understand residents’ needs better and provide feedback on services and events in their immediate vicinity. This platform offers easy access to information about existing and planned services, improving civic participation and trust in the Great Amman Municipality. The development […]

ROURKELA COLD ROOMS PROJECT

Uplifting Farmers Empowering Women ROURKELA COLD ROOM PROJECT Rourkela city is a winner of the 2021 Global Mayors Challenge. Led by the Rourkela Municipal Corporation (RMC) in cooperation with UN SDG Action Campaign, the Rourkela cold rooms project is an initiative that wants to address the difficult conditions experienced by farmers and vendors in Rourkela. […]