ISSN: 2173-8254

Special Issue. Balance of Decentralization in Ibero-America after after four decades

Local agenda

Information on congresses, courses, seminars and events of interest for the local Ibero-American world
XVI Ibero-American Congress of Municipalists

"Three decades of decentralization in Ibero-America: Balances and Challenges from Municipalism", is the theme that summons us to the XIV Ibero-American Congress of Municipalists, in the city of Valdivia, southern Chile. It constitutes the most important international event of Ibero-American municipalism convened by the UIM in its fourteenth edition and we will meet to work thanks to the generous invitation of the Municipality of Valdivia and the Association of Municipalities of the Los Ríos region, together with different national and international organizations. international organizations such as Universidad Austral de Chile, ACHM, Subdere and SEGIB, among others.

We will address essential issues for public management that are generating great uncertainty in the face of the new scenarios of volatility, complexity and ambiguity (VUCA) that are presented, from three perspectives that we consider essential and a priority for the municipality;                                                                                          

1. Sustainable development and climate change.

2. Smart cities, innovation and digital administration.

3. Women's empowerment and its impact on public policies.

The participation spaces will accommodate the active role of high-level congressmen in each of the proposed themes, through plenary sessions, sectoral tables, workshops and thematic panels. It will be aimed at UIM members, elected authorities, managerial and technical personnel, local and regional governments and their associations, cooperation networks, universities, training centers and the scientific and technological community in general, community associations and the business sector.

  •   Valdivia-Chile
  •   Dec. 4, 2023
  •   Mendoza, Argentina
  •   July 5, 2023
XXVIII International Congress of CLAD on the Reform of the State and Public Administration

The CLAD International Congress is an event held annually, and which has established itself as the most important meeting in Latin America to present and debate experiences and research carried out on the Reform of the State and Public Administration.

The Congress brings together ministers and state secretaries responsible for the public policies in question, as well as parliamentarians, researchers and university professors and specialized institutions, consultants, public officials and trade unionists.

Its objectives are to promote the exchange of experiences, research, studies and publications on the main dimensions of the renewed process of State reform and modernization of the administration and management of public affairs in the countries of Ibero-America and the Caribbean, as well as in other countries whose experiences are relevant to the region, in order to contribute to the advancement of knowledge in these matters.

  •   La Habana, Cuba
  •   Nov. 21, 2023

Proyecto financiado por la Agencia Andaluza de Cooperación Internacional para el Desarrollo