Latin American Chapter of IULA

Section latinoaméricaine de l'UIV
Capitulo Latinoamericano de IULA

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History

17 Nov 1981, following decision taken at 25th World Congress of International Union of Local Authorities (IULA), 24 June 1981, Columbus OH (USA). Statutes approved by the Executive Committee 1 Apr 1982. Officially recognized by the Government of Ecuador. A regional section of IULA, is also known as IULA Capitulo Latinoamericano AND in French as Union internationale des pouvoirs locaux d'Amérique latine. Ceased to exist 2004.

Aims

Promote and respect municipal autonomy; contribute to the raising of the level of efficiency of local governments, municipal associations and municipalist institutions; study problems related to the life and activity of local governments, its associations, credit institutions and assistance offices and research and training institutions in Latin America; encourage the participation of its citizens in matters of civic concern.

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Activities

Areas of activity: research, training, technical assistance, organization of internship-type programs, interchange of experiences, distribution of materials dealing with municipal life, publishing activity. Since Apr 1983, Latin American Centre for Local Government Training and Development (CELCADEL) is the planning and executing organism of the training activities of the Chapter. Set up: Latin American Federation of Cities, Municipalities and Associations of Local Governments (FLACMA).

Structure

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Languages

English, Spanish.

Financing

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 4 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 8 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 16 countries
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Type I Classification

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Type II Classification

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Subjects *

  • Health Care
    • Concern
  • Government
    • Municipalities
    • Civil

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

UIA Org ID

E0602

Last News Received

12. Dec 2002
* Subject classification is derived from the organization names and aims.
** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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