51st LIBRARY WEEK (30 March-5 April 2015)
The main theme of the Library Week that will be celebrated between the dates 30 March-5 April 2015 are ‘’Dialogue Between Cultures and Libraries’’ and ‘’Libraries of the Future, Future of the Libraries’’. Within the context of the celebration program, many activities and events will take place regarding children, young and old people, and also the librarians and information officers in Istanbul.
2ND OF APRIL WORLD AUTISM AWARENESS DAY!
2nd of March World Autism Awareness Day! The United Nations General Assembly unanimously declared the month of April as World Autism Awareness Month and 2nd of April as World Autism Awareness Day in order to highlight the need to help improve the quality of life of children and adults, who are affected by autism, so they can lead full and meaningful lives. 2015 theme which was defined by UN for the World Autism Awareness Day is e...
UCLG-MEWA is looking for a translator/project officer for its headquarters in Istanbul.
Registration Now Open: 9th International Public Markets Conference in Barcelona
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UCLG-MEWA Local Governments Talks-11
We, as UCLG-MEWA the United Cities and Local Governments Middle East and West Asia Section (UCLG-MEWA) are bringing local government actors and academicians together, through the "Local Governments Talks" that we organise.
UCLG-MEWA COMMITTEE ON GENDER EQUALITY AWAITS ITS NEW MEMBERS!
During the UCLG-MEWA Executive Bureau and Council Joint Meeting held in Adana, Turkey on 19th December 2014, in order to create a common voice on gender equality and to share experiences on this field, it has been decided to establish the Committee on Gender Equality with the representatives that our members will specify. The Committee on Gender Equality aims to share experiences, to identify best practices and to foster collaboration among UCLG-MEWA members, NGOs and...
WORLD LEPROSY WEEK
Population increase rate of cities are four times that of rural areas; and when migration is taken into account, importance of health planning of local authorities becomes clearer. We, as UCLG-MEWA, invite local authorities to take measures against leprosy disease in their health planning, on the occasion of the World Lepros...
SEASON GREETINGS FROM DR. KADİR TOPBAŞ, PRESIDENT OF UCLG
Dear Colleagues and Friends, On behalf of the whole Presidency and the UCLG team, I would like to wish you a happy Holiday Season and a peaceful New Year.
World Bank Institute offers Free Trainings
The World Bank Institute Urban Practice currently offers eight e-learning courses around three main themes: i) planning, finance and governance; ii) efficient and inclusive service delivery; and iii) public safety and resiliency. You can find out more about these courses here: · Gender Equality and Development – Women’s...