DC TO LOCALIZE SDGs IN MEWA

This Report highlights the diverse and variant features of the Middle East and West Asia Region vis-à-vis the challenges that several countries face due to military conflicts and lagging economies and the necessity of Decentralized Cooperation to achieve sustainable development and localize the SDGs.


 REPORT ON WATER RESILIENCE IN JORDAN, PALESTINE AND TURKEY

REPORT ON WATER RESILIENCE IN JORDAN, PALESTINE AND TURKEY


 TURKISH-ENGLISH CULTURAL HERITAGE GLOSSARY

The Turkish-English Cultural Heritage Glossary was written by A. Ege Yildirim and B. Nilgun Oz with the intention of creating a comprehensive and practical guide in the field of cultural heritage in Turkey.


 THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON REFUGEES AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS

This report highlights the responses of these local governments to lessen the impact of the pandemic on refugees within their cities and the challenges faced by them in this regard.


 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.


 THE GOLD V REGIONAL REPORT ON MIDDLE EAST AND WEST ASIA

The GOLD V Report, titled ‘The Localization of the Global Agendas’, seeks to present an up-to-date global mapping of the processes of localization of the SDGs


 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"


 THE ROLE OF LOCAL GOVERNMENTS IN THE CONSERVATION OF CULTURAL HERITAGE-TURKEY

Heritage is heritage only within its own context, have a good read!


 THE ANTHOLOGY OF CULTURE 21 DOCUMENTS

This book you are holding is a compilation of four different documents highlighting the role of culture in sustainable development.


 SYRIANS IN LEBANON AND THE ROLE OF MUNICIPALITIES IN MIGRATION MANAGEMEN

We are hoping that this report will be a key factor in providing a reference for your upcoming studies, activities, and projects...


 URBAN MOBILITY REPORT 2020

UCLG-MEWA, UITP Turkey and UITP MENA Centre for Transport Excellence (CTE) drafted this report to unify regional efforts to build sustainable urban mobility systems in the MEWA countries.


 THE PILOT PROJECT ON MAPPING THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS IN TURKEY FINAL REPORT

The Pilot Project on Mapping the Sustainable Development Goals in Turkey Final Report


 SENDAI FRAMEWORK FOR DISASTER RISK REDUCTION (2015-2030)

we are presenting Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, which is among the reference documents that we base our works on, as indicated in UCLG-MEWA 2018-2020 Strategic Plan


 SYRIANS IN JORDAN AND THE ROLE OF MUNICIPALITIES IN MIGRATION MANAGEMENT

We are hoping that this report will be a key factor in providing a reference for your upcoming studies.


 UCLG-MEWA E-BULLETIN-2019

We have compiled all the monthly bulletins that we have delivered to you throughout the year 2019, and are pleased to present them to you, our valuable members and stakeholders.


 LOCAL GOVERNMENTS IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND WEST ASIA

We published a preliminary version of this work, exploring the different systems of local governments in the MEWA Region.


 SYRIANS IN TURKEY AND THE ROLE OF MUNICIPALITIES IN MIGRATION MANAGEMENT

Our esteemed reader, we are hoping that this report will be a key reference for your upcoming studies, activities, and projects.


 UCLG-MEWA STRATEGIC PLAN 2018-2020

With this publication, as UCLG-MEWA, we are pleased to share with you our priorities until 2020.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

 UCLG-MEWA EXECUTIVE BUREAU TO CONVENE IN NOVEMBER

The Executive Bureau Meeting of the United Cities and Local Governments, Middle East and West Asia Section (UCLG-MEWA) will be held on 23-24 November 2022, hosted by Gebze Municipality at Bilişim Vadisi (Technology Development Zone).

 6TH TEHRAN GOLDEN ADOBE AWARD HAS BEEN ANNOUNCED

The 6th Tehran Golden Adobe Award, organized by Tehran Municipality in cooperation with United Nations Human Settlement Program (UNHABITAT), will be held in Tehran on 31 October-1 November. The Award will focus on “People-Oriented Development, Social Dynamism and Cultural Inclusion in City.” The project entries can be submitted to the website until 7 October. .

 NEW ISSUE OF MEWA AGORA: DECENTRALIZED COOPERATION

The second issue of the UCLG-MEWA quarterly magazine MEWA Agora is out. The issue with the main focus on Decentralized Cooperation includes the Feature on cities’ development cooperation in the MEWA Region, the Opinion piece by Sogen Moodley from the Durban University of Technology, the Interview with Tayseer Abu Sneineh, the new president of UCLG-MEWA, and "Wastewater and Municipal Water Systems Management" good practice on decentralized cooperation.

 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”.

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