Newsletter 54 - July 2018


Newsletter # 54



Local and Regional Governments' Forum HLPF

The regions and regional organisations took an active part in the High-Level Political Forum held in New York from the 9th to 18th of July. The HLPF is the platform created by the United Nations to monitor the 2030 Agenda. This is the moment when the central states report on the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals, a space in which -in recent years- local and regional governments have been taking positions.

The Balearic Islands now prohibits the use of disposable plastic products

With the approval of the Law on Waste Prevention, the regional government of the Balearic Islands pretends to eliminate diverse plastic articles that can only be used once.


Ecuadorian province impulses a tax to guarantee food safety

The Provincial Chamber from Azuay, Ecuador; has approved a tax that redirects the money into the food security politic of the province.


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