Local governments facing the challenge of localizing the SDGs Meeting (18 April 2017)

Madrid (Spain), 18 April 2017

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Tuesday 18th April, 2017
14h30 – 15h00


15h00 – 15h30


Abel Caballero Álvarez
Mayor of Vigo (Galicia, Spain)
President of FEMP
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Fernando García Casas
Secretary of State for International Cooperation and for Latin America
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Mpho Parks Tau
President of UCLG
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15h30 – 17h00

Discussion table 1

The role of local government networks and associations in promoting global partnerships for development
Moderator: Teresa Ribera Rodríguez
Director Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations (IDDRI), Paris. REDS

Carlos Martínez Mínguez
Mayor of Soria (Castilla y León, Spain)
European Vice-President of UCLG
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Iván Arciénega
Mayor of Sucre (Bolivia)
Vice-President of UCLG
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Celestine Ketcha Courtés
Mayoress of Bangangté (Republic of Cameroon)
President of REFELA
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Roland Ries
Mayor of Strasbourg (France)
European Co-President of UCLG
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17h00 – 17h30

Coffee break and family photo

17h30 – 19h30

Discussion table 2

Local public policies for the achievement of SDG
Moderator: Emilia Saiz Carracedo
Deputy Secretary General of UCLG

David Lucas Parrón
Mayor of Móstoles (Madrid, Spain)
President of Commission of International Relations-FEMP
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Stefano Bonaccini
President of the Region Emilia-Romagna (Italy)
President of AICCRE
President of CEMR
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Concepción Gamarra Ruíz-Clavijo
Mayoress of Logroño (La Rioja, Spain)
Vice-President of FEMP
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Jan van Zanen
Mayor of Utrecht (Netherlands)
President of VNG
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Stephany Uy-Tan
Mayoress of Catbalogan (Philippines)
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Juan Ávila Francés
General Secretary of FEMP
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