World Associations of Cities and Local Authorities Coordination (WACLAC)

Coordination des associations mondiales des villes et autorités locales (CAMVAL)
Coordinación de las Asociaciones Mundiales de Ciudades y Autoridades Locales (CAMCAL)

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History

July 1996, Istanbul (Turkey), during World Assembly of Cities and Local Authorities. Derives from Group of Four - International Associations of Cities -- Grupo de las Cuatro, set up by International Union of Local Authorities (IULA), World Federation of United Cities (UTO) and World Association of the Major Metropolises (Metropolis), and subsequently referred to as Group of Four Plus (G4 Plus) when membership was enlarged. Registered in accordance with Swiss law.

Aims

Represent the local government sector in the international arena, in particular with the United Nations; negotiate with the international community on responsibilities, functions and resources that may be conferred on local authorities. Main objectives (4): promote local autonomy; strengthen the voice of cities and local authorities on the international stage; advance the role of cities and local authorities in international cooperation; enhance the active capacity of cities and local authorities in the follow-up and implementation of the Habitat Agenda and of Local Agenda 21.

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Subjects *

  • Amenities
    • Towns
  • Government
    • Municipalities
  • Strategy
    • Coordination
  • Development
    • Sustainable Development

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

UIA Org ID

E2377

Last News Received

12. Dec 2002
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