STRASBOURG 2018 - UCLG EXECUTIVE BUREAU

 

Dear members of the Executive Bureau,

We are pleased to confirm that the 2018 UCLG Executive Bureau meetings will be held from 23 to 26 May at the headquarters of the European Parliament in Strasbourg (France), at the kind invitation of the Mayor of Strasbourg and UCLG Co-President Roland Ries.
 
We kindly ask you to put these dates in your agendas.
 
Draft programme
 
draft programme of the Executive Bureau is available via the link below. Please bear in mind, however, that this may suffer minor changes.
 
The meeting of the Executive Bureau will take place on Friday 25 May.
 
The 2018 edition of the Executive Bureau is foreseen to include dialogues between ministers and local governments on our key areas of work in partnership with UN‑Habitat and within the framework of UNACLA.
 
It will further be the occasion for the Policy Councils to meet.
 
We also ask the Committees, Working Groups, Fora and Communities of Practice that wish to meet in Strasbourg to let us know as soon as possible, given the limited slots available.
 
Registration
 
Registration is now open. 
 
Please note that, for statutory and security purposes, you will need to confirm your participation by filling in the online registration form via Google Forms as soon as possible and before 11 May. You should fill in one form per participant.
 
IMPORTANT: Due to the security regulations of the European Parliament, we must receive registrations including all the information requested by 11 May in order to ensure access. You will not be able to access the meeting venue should you register after this date, and on-the-spot registrations will not be permitted.
 
Visas
 
We remind you that you may need a visa to be able to enter France, and that this process can be lengthy. We strongly recommend you start the visa procedure as soon as possible.

Should you require a personalized invitation letter, please write to the team in Strasbourg at the following email address, putting in copy UCLGExBu@uclg.org
Carine Huck: Carine.HUCK@strasbourg.eu
 
Further information, including on accommodation, will be sent to you as soon as possible.
 
In the meantime, the World Secretariat remains at your disposal should you require any additional information. Please do not hesitate to contact us at UCLGExBu@uclg.org
 
Sincerely,

UCLG World Secretariat
 


Please click on the links below to access the following documents:

Draft programme of the meetings

Registration form (via Google Forms)

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