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UCLG World Congress in Durban: registration is open

United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) will hold its World Congress from 11 to 15 November in Durban, South Africa. This World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders is the largest gathering of mayors, presidents of regions, governors, networks of cities and local and regional experts in the world. FMDV will be particularly active by contributing to the organization of several sessions related to local government funding. Information and registration here[+ info]

CLIMATE FINANCE 

The City Finance Lab launches its second call for proposals to support cities in structuring their climate finance solutions

The City Finance Lab (CFL), a joint venture between EIT Climate-KIC & South Pole and FMDV as implementing partner, opens its second call for ideas for cutting edge climate finance solutions for cities. CFL provides technical assistance to European local governments to structure and prepare innovative climate finance solutions. The call for proposals runs until 31st October 2019 and finalists will be announced by mid-December 2019. Interested cities, city networks, utilities, and financial institutions are invited to take part in the initiative here[+ info]

Contribution to the 'Finance Day" of ICLEI's Resilient Cities 2019 meetings in Bonn

FMDV is committed through numerous initiatives to promote improved access to climate finance for local and regional governments, and works closely with ICLEI on this thematic. The Executive Director was invited to present the conditions and opportunities to access climate finance for local governments during the plenary session of the "Finance" day of the Resilient Cities meetings.  [+ info]
SMART CITIES

FMDV invited to present the impact of Smart Cities on local finances to the OECD 

As part of the first round table on the theme of "Smart Cities and Inclusive Growth" organised by the OECD, the Executive Director of FMDV presented the experiences of smart solutions identified in the framework of the Uraia platform of several cities around the world that have had an impact on local finances in different areas: governance, transport, public lighting, water supply, the fight against fraud, etc. [+ info]

HOUSING FINANCING

FMDV contributed to the second transnational conference on Community Land Trusts (CLT) in Europe  

As partner of the Sustainable Housing for Inclusive and Cohesive Cities (SHICC) European program, FMDV has been contributing to the annual project conference. It took place in May 9-10 at the London City Hall. This has been the second transnational event with the last one held last year in Lille and plans for the third in 2020 in Brussels. [+ info]

 Check out the latest FMDV Report on Community Land Trusts (CLT)' Financial Models in Europe  

As part of the European SHICC program, and with the support of its six partners, FMDV is publishing a report on Community Land Trusts (CLTs) financial models across Europe. Through an in-depth analysis of six case studies covering the United Kingdom, Belgium and France, this Report sheds light on the diversity of the financial models developed by CLTs in order to deliver genuinely affordable homes. [+ info]
 

Register here to our webinar (October 11) to know more about CLT finance.

FMDV contributed to the International Social Housing Festival in Lyon [+ info]

Towards a network for community land trust in Europe [+ info]

Towards FMDV contributed to the collaborative housing workshop at the European network for housing research conference (ENHR) in Athens (August 26-30) [+ info]

SOCIAL AND SOLIDARITY ECONOMY
FMDV co-organizer of the Pact for Impact Summit - Paris, 10-11 July 2019 
 
Organized under the High Patronage of French President Emmanuel Macron, and labelled G7 Initiative, the Pact for Impact Summit will be held in Paris on the 10 and 11th of July  at Quai Branly. It will gather nearly 400 policy and decision makers representing Central and Local Governments, financing institutions and investors, philanthropies and major players and networks acting for Inclusive, Social and Solidarity Economy & Finance. [+ info]

International cooperation between cities-to-cities & EFSS: debating on practices in July in Paris 

FMDV is partnering with RTES to take stock of International cooperation on Social and Solidarity  Economy and Finance as part of the preparation of the Africa-France 2020 Summit. [+ info]

Strategic support 
Support to the Ministry of Cities of Côte d'Ivoire: organization of a national workshop on urban policies 

The Ministry of Cities of Côte d’Ivoire organized a national workshop in June in Abidjan in order  to present  and discuss the strategic document on urban policies carried/supported/put forward by the Minister François Albert AMICHIA . [+ info]
Matchmaking: FMDV will facilitate a meeting between MEDEF international with the Government of Mexico City 

A delegation from the French private sector of MEDEF International will make a visit to Mexico from October 14 to 16, 2019 and, within this framework, FMDV will facilitate a meeting with the Government of Mexico City, in which the CDMX projects and priorities, as well as the solutions of French companies in various sectors (transport, construction, waste management, water management, smart cities, eco-neighborhoods, energy), will be presented. [+ info]
Decentralized cooperation for climate action in Latin America is strengthened 

In support of strengthening Latin American local capacities to implement climate actions, the FMDV participated in the Technical Mission of Tolima to Cuautla, carried out within the framework of the second phase of the project “Exchange of Experiences for Strengthening of Local Capacities on Integrated Solid Waste Management in the South of Tolima (Colombia) and Cuautla (Mexico) ”.
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Support Mexico City will host the Global Social Economy Forum (GSEF) 2020

On July 9, 2019, the Chief of Mexico City Government, Claudia Sheinbaum Pardo, and the Mayor of Seoul, Park Won Soon, announced that the 5th edition of The Global Social Economy Forum (GSEF) 2020 will take place from October 21 to 23 in Mexico City. The FMDV accompanies Mexico City in the organization of the GSEF 2020. It is expected to receive between 1,700-2,000 participants from around the world
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AGENDA
12-13th September 
Forum of the Standing Committee on Finance "Climate Finance and Sustainable Cities", Beirut, Lebanon  [+ info]

23rd September
UN SDG Summit, New-York, USA [+ info]

24th September
UN Climate Action Summit, New York USA [+ info] 

3rd October
Second Annual Meeting of the Malaga Coalition on Municipal Investment Finance, Malaga, Spain [+ info]  

22th October
Community of Practice on Finance on affordable housing, Paris 

24-25th October
Venice City Solutions, Venice, Italy [+ info]

11 - 15th November
UCLG World Congress, Durban, South Africa [+ info]

2-5th December  
Mashhad City Solution, Mashhad, Iran [+ info]

2nd-13th December
COP 25, Santiago de Chile, Chile[+ info]

December 
Conference "Foncier Solidaire France" (Solidarity Land)
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