UCLG WORLD SECRETARIAT EXTENDS SOLIDARITY TO TURKEY

Saiz: “We would like to express our solidarity with the people and local governments of Turkey that are affected by the situation, in particular in the area of Marmaris.”


 CALL FOR SOLIDARITY

As UCLG-MEWA Presidency and members, we express our solidarity with the Turkish people and local governments over the ongoing wildfires, which have had devastating effects in particularly southern Turkey.


 CALL TO HOST UCLG-MEWA EXECUTIVE BUREAU AND COUNCIL MEETINGS

Our Organization is planning to hold UCLG-MEWA Executive Bureau and Council Meetings, which will last for two days between 25-30 October or between 17-20 November.


 WEBINAR ON RIGHT TO THE CITY UNDER OCCUPATION: THE CASE OF PALESTINE

Simultaneous interpretation will be provided in English, Turkish, Arabic, French and Spanish.


 HIRING PROJECT ASSISTANT

We are looking for colleagues to be employed as a Project Assistant as part of the Organization's Committees and Projects Department


 4th Smart Tehran Congress

We would like to inform you about the 4th Smart Tehran Congress which will be held virtually on July 5th -6th, 2021.


 UCLG-MEWA NEWSLETTER-30

We present you, our esteemed readers, our 30th issue focusing on environment, and wish you pleasant reading!


  HLPF 2021: UPDATES AND IMPORTANT INFORMATION

We would like to inform you about the Local Authorities Major Group Side Event (1) and Local and Regional Governments Day and Forum (2) which will be held under the auspices of 2021 High-level Political Forum.


 WEBINAR ON RIGHT TO THE CITY UNDER OCCUPATION: THE CASE OF PALESTINE

Simultaneous interpretation will be provided in English, Turkish, Arabic, French and Spanish.


 VIRTUAL LAUNCH OF THE UCLG CULTURE SUMMIT ON NEXT 10 JUNE 2021

The fourth UCLG Culture Summit will be organized on 9-11 September 2021 in Izmir, Turkey, and will count with an official virtual launch on 10 June 2021. Save these dates in your agenda!


 CALL FOR SUPPORT IN REBUILDING GAZA

Let's be a part in rebuilding the beautiful city of Gaza


 UCLG-MEWA INTRODUCTORY BOOKLET HAS BEEN PUBLISHED

With the UCLG-MEWA Introductory Booklet, we invite you to know about our organization and its activities.


 CLIMATE ACTION FROM LOCAL GOVERNMENTS IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND WEST ASIA

This factsheet summarises the progress these local governments are making towards a resilient and low-carbon future.


 UCLG CULTURE SUMMIT IN IZMİR: CULTURE SHAPING THE FUTURE

The Summit will be on 9-11 September 2021.


 X INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF WORLD HERITAGE CITIES

With great pleasure, we would like to inform you that the X International Conference of Eurasia World Heritage Cities will be held on April 1-3 in the city of Turkistan, the Republic of Kazakhstan.


 WE ARE WAITING YOUR FEEDBACK FOR THE SECOND EDITION OF THE GUIDELINES FOR VOLUNTARY LOCAL REVIEWS!

The works are underway to develop a systematic framework for the Voluntary Local Reviews, which is a mechanism for tracking progress on the SDGs at the local level.


  MESSAGE OF CONDOLENCES

We are deeply saddened to receive the news that Mr. Aqel BILTAJI, former mayor of Greater Amman who served as a member of UCLG-MEWA Executive Bureau from the year 2013 until 2017, has passed away.


 WE HAVE OPENED AN E-CONDOLENCE BOOK FOR OUR FOUNDING PRESIDENT DR. KADİR TOPBAŞ

We have opened an e-condolence book for our Founding President who made unforgettable contributions to the local government community.


 GOLD V THE LOCALIZATION OF THE GLOBAL AGENDAS EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

We are pleased to share with you the GOLD V Report, titled "The Localization of the Global Agendas"

ANNOUNCEMENTS

 MONITORING EQUALITY IN MUNICIPALITIES PROJECT FINAL REPORT

The final report of the "Monitoring Equality in Municipalities" Project carried out in cooperation between UCLG-MEWA and KA.DER has been published.

 SUMMER SCHOOL ON URBAN MANAGEMENT IN IRAN

Tehran Municipality’s initiative Asian Mayors Forum, cooperating with Allameh Tabataba’i University from Iran, will be organizing its first international Summer School on Urban Management.

 UCLG-MEWA WILL BE IN GIRNE WITH GENDER EQUALITY AGENDA

UCLG-MEWA Committee on Gender Equality will organize its first program with the new committee presidency after UCLG-MEWA Congress’22. The program will be held on 5 August 2022, in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) under the auspices of the Municipality of Girne

 CALL FOR ACTION: EARTHQUAKE IN AFGHANISTAN

UCLG-MEWA expresses grave concern and sympathies towards the families of the victims of the devastating earthquake in Afghanistan that hit the country's Paktika Province on June 21 and resulted in more than a thousand deaths and many more injuries.

 Iran Smart City Expo 2022

You are all invited to the 3rd Iran Smart City Expo & Conference, which will take place between July 3-5, 2022. The program, hosted by the help of the Ministry of Interior of Iran, aims to develop participants’ networks and provides capacity building opportunities on “Smart City Policies/Practices”.

 Tehran Twin Cities Festival

Tehran Municipality invites its Twin Cities to participate in the 1st Festival and Exhibition of Sister and Twin Cities of Tehran between 5-9 July 2022, to share experiences and display their capabilities and opportunities for joint projects and bilateral or multilateral cooperation.

 UCLG-MEWA CONGRESS WILL BE HELD IN KONYA ON MAY 25-27

The UCLG-MEWA Congress, which takes place every three years, will be organized on May 25-27, 2022, under the auspices of the Konya Metropolitan Municipality. After the first day, the Governing Bodies and the Presidency will be updated, and Congress will continue with thematic sessions.

 UCLG-MEWA WILL ATTEND THE EKO-IKLIM SUMMIT

The EKO-IKLIM (Economy and Climate Change) Summit, which will host the world’s first economy and climate change fair, will be held at the ATO Congressium, Ankara on March 30-31 under the leadership of the Ankara Chamber of Commerce. Within the scope of the summit, Mehmet Duman, UCLG-MEWA Secretary General, will moderate the session titled “Green Transformation”.

 UCLG-MEWA CONGRESS WILL BE HELD IN KONYA ON MAY 25-27

UCLG-MEWA Congress, which takes place every three years, will be organized on May 25-27, 2022, hosted by Konya Metropolitan Municipality. After the first day, in which the Governing Bodies, the Constitution and the Presidency will be updated, the Congress will continue with thematic sessions.

 UCLG AWARDS '22: CALL FOR APPLICATION

The call for applications for the 5th edition of the International Award UCLG – Mexico City – Culture 21 and UCLG Peace Prize 2022 are open! Deadlines: 22 April and 31 March 2022

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