Localizing the Sustainable Development Goals by UCLG

Localizing the Sustainable Development Goals by UCLG


Together with UN-Habitat, UNDP-Art, Diputació de Barcelona and with the support of European Commission, UCLG has developed Training of Trainers (ToT) modules to multiply the knowledge about the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) localizing process in all its dimensions, concentrating on different issues related to the localization of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

This Training of Trainers methodology was developed to provide local and regional governments, as well as their national associations and local actors, practical guides to implementing the SDGs, training trainers, consolidating a UCLG learning community and  identifying focal points on the UCLG regional sections that would be responsible for multiplying the SDG localization trainers locally.

In our Training of Trainers sessions and online courses we use the UCLG Learning modules as a basis to train new trainers who will subsequently join the UCLG Learning facilitators community and to provide further training for community members. With the Modules, each trainee/trainer can design its own local awareness raising strategy, align local policies to the SDGs, monitor and evaluate local processes of localization and design decentralized cooperation policies considering the SDGs principles.

Source: UCLG


Local and Regional Government






Climate Change


Local Economic Development

Local Govts & decentralization

Sustainable Development Goals

Goal 1 - End poverty in all its forms everywhere

Goal 8 - Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all

Goal 9 - Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

Goal 11 - Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable

Goal 13 - Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

New Urban Agenda Commitments

Capacity Development
Sustainable and Inclusive Urban Prosperity and Opportunities for All
Sustainable Urban Development for Social Inclusion and Ending Poverty

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