We want to deepen the continental unity and give continuity to the impulse of agreements , to establish a real political agenda of the Latin American municipalism , that allows the drawing of an ambitious Strategic Plan, for a FLACMA every day more representative, that consolidates a strong and inclusive continental presence for achieve a true impact on the Public Policies of the Continent .
The XII Hemispheric Summit of Mayors and Local Governments will take place in the City of Punta del Este, Uruguay, on August 29, 30 and 31, 2018 and will host the Punta del Este Convention & Exhibition Center. There will be 3 days with the participation of Mayors, Intendants, Councilors, Officials of different levels of government, leaders and members of Municipal Associations and Networks, Political Leaders, National Legislators, from all the countries of the Hemisphere, representing the 16,630 municipalities and of 625 million inhabitants; where the Continental Unit will be deepened, where it will continue with the promotion of strengthening agreements for local development, where a true Latin American political agenda will be established to allow the drawing of a true Strategic Plan
They will be lectures, lectures, high-level political dialogues, keynote presentations, discussion forums, signing of political agreements, technical visits, presentations of experiences that will take place during these days; with clear objectives set in an increasingly representative FLACMA that consolidates a stronger and more inclusive continental representation with real impact on the public policies of the continent.
Decentralization, local development, the fulfillment of sustainable development objectives, the smart city, leadership, cross-border policies, citizen security, the gender agenda, the generation of resources, financing models, these and other issues will be those that are addressed in the framework of this XII Hemispheric Summit.