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.
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 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.
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.
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, 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.
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 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.
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.
We would like to share with you a briefing note prepared by the High Committee of Jerusalem that sheds light on the ongoing house demolitions and forced displacement in the occupied city of Jerusalem!
Kütahya Declaration places Intermediary Cities in an action-oriented agenda. The Declaration includes interesting details regarding the potential of these cities in the post-Covid recovery agenda!
United Cities and Local Governments Middle East and West Asia Section (UCLG-MEWA) Executive Bureau and Council Joint Meeting and the Global Taskforce on Migration (GTFM) End-of-Year Reflection Meeting will be held on Thursday, 11 November 2021 under the auspices of Balıkesir Metropolitan Municipality as UCLG-MEWA Co-President.y as UCLG-MEWA Co-President.
Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between UCLG-MEWA and Asian Mayors Forum (AMF) to providing a general framework in promoting the localization of the Urban Global Agendas and increasing the membership base of both organizations.
The Summit will send strong messages on the role of culture in development, and its programme will emphasize that culture is an integral part of sustainable cities and communities.
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.”
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.
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.