Call for Candidatures Co-Presidency of UCLG
Dear Members, Due to the local elections that took place in Ecuador, there is a vacancy in the UCLG Presidency. The Executive Bureau in Liverpool agreed to open a call encouraging candidatures from the Latin American region. Launched in 2004, United Cities and Local Governments is the global advocate and representative of democratic local government. It has members in over 140 countries across the world, bringing toge...
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&rsqu...
Interactive Meeting with Civil Society in Advance of the High-level Stock-taking Event on the Post-2015 Development Agenda
Dear UCLG-MEWA Member, The "Interactive Meeting with Civil Society in Advance of the High-level Stock-taking Event on the Post-2015 Development Agenda" will take place on 10 September from 1:15-2:30 pm at UN Headquarters in New York. The meeting will include an introduction to the PGA's 11-12 September High-level Stocktaking Event (see concept note
Eid El-Fitr Celebration
I celebrate the holy Eid al-Fitr of the Muslim world; and wish good health and happiness.
Call for Peace
As United Cities and Local Governments Middle East and West Asia Section (UCLG-MEWA), we are deeply saddened by the ongoing wars and armed conflicts in our region. Killing and injuring innocent civilians, including children, in the conflicts hurt our hearts and it results in indefinable pains throughout the Middle East region. That such a painful picture prevails even during Ramadan, the holy month for the Muslims, height...
NEW AGENDA 21 FOR CULTURE MEETING IN BUENOS AIRES
Barcelona, 25 June 2014 Dear members, We are pleased to send the draft agenda of the meeting we will organize in Buenos Aires (Argentina), which will take place from 29 September to 2 October 2014. It is a very important meeting due to the topics we will address. We hope to see a broad participation from all our members and partners. The main themes of this meeting will be: Discussion on the content of the new Agenda 21 for cult...
COLLABORATION BETWEEN TRIPOLI AND UCLG-MEWA
Mayor of Tripoli (Lebanon) Nader M. Ghazal will visit UCLG-MEWA headquarters on 07.05.2014 to develop collaboration between the municipality of Tripoli and UCLG-MEWA.
UCLG is looking for a Project officer for its Migration Programme
We, as UCLG-MEWA, celebrate the International Women’s Day, and sincerely support the activities by local authorities for abolishing the gender discrimination and providing equal opportunities for women. Mehmet DUMAN Secretary General UCLG-MEWA
UCLG-MEWA Joint Meeting of Executive Bureau and Council
Dear UCLG-MEWA Member, You can find in the attachment the decisions taken by the United Cities and Local Governments Middle East and West Asia Section (UCLG-MEWA) Joint Meeting of Executive Bureau and Council, which took place in Konya and hosted by Konya Metropolitan Municipality. Yours sincerely, UCLG-MEWA Secretariat General