Fifth UCLG Congress, World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders

local governments

Bogota will host the 5th Congress of the UCLG (United Cities and Local Governments) and the World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders, which will be held in CORFERIAS from October 12 to 15. 

The focus of this conference is a plan of concrete actions where the main objective is to increase the role and influence of local governments. 

The event is built around seven regional sections, one metropolitan section and a section for regional governments. 

Social inclusion, local finance, local economic development, gender equality, human rights, urban innovation, climate change, sustainable development and urban mobility, among others, will be the issues discussed. 

Some of the panelists topping the agenda are: Andrés Mendoza of A.T. Kearney; John Means of McKinsey & Company; Federico Martínez from IBM; Freddy Castro, Secretary of Economic Development; Juan Gabriel Ortíz from Invest in Bogota and Luis Plata of ProBogota 

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