UCLG AWARDS '22: CALL FOR APPLICATION

The call for the 5th edition of the International Award UCLG – Mexico City – Culture 21 which saw many applications from the MEWA region in previous years.are open!

The Award affirms the strong commitment of United Cities and Local Governments on the key role that culture plays in sustainable development. This year, the Award will recognize cities and personalities who have excelled in the promotion of cultural rights in the context of the COVID-19 crisis and post-pandemic recovery, and/or that have promoted culture as an important part of the caring system.

We would like to highlight that 50 candidacies will be recognized as finalists and good practices with the label "Cultural Rights and the COVID Crisis: the 50 Best Actions". We invite you to check out the dedicated website of the Award, to read the rules, and to apply before 22nd April 2022.
 
Please do not hesitate to contact the Secretariat of the UCLG Committee on Culture or contact culture@uclg.org should you need any additional information.  

 


 

The call for applications for the UCLG Peace Prize 2022 has officially opened!

The UCLG Peace Prize is a global award that celebrates successful initiatives for conflict prevention, peacebuilding, post-conflict reconstruction, and reconciliation undertaken by local governments worldwide.


To learn more about the initiative and the application criteria, you can visit the website of the Peace Prize.


The Award Ceremony for the 3rd edition of the UCLG Peace Prize will be held during the UCLG World Congress, taking place from 10-14 October 2022 in Daejeon, South Korea. The shortlisted local governments will be invited to present their initiatives. Besides worldwide exposure and recognition for the finalists, the winning local government will receive a prize package of €20.000.


You can apply until the 31st of March 2022. Eligible local governments can directly apply here.


If you would like to have more information, do not hesitate to contact the UCLG Peace Prize Secretariat via peace.prize@vng.nl.

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

 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

 THE SIXTH GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF AMF AND EIGHTH EXECUTIVE BOARD ON 9-10 MARCH 2022

The 6th General Assembly of AMF and the 8th Executive Board will be held in hybrid format on 9 -10 March 2022 in Dushanbe, Republic of Tajikistan.

 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.

 VOLUNTARY LOCAL REVIEW OF KARATAY MUNICIPALITY

Karatay Municipality completed its Voluntary Local Review, following Izmir Metropolitan Municipality and Sultanbeyli Municipality.

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