TRANSIST 2017 INTERNATIONAL ISTANBUL TRANSPORT CONGRESS AND EXHIBITION and 5TH MEETING OF UCLG-MEWA COMMITTEE ON URBAN MOBILITY

TRANSIST 2017 International Istanbul Transport Congress and Exhibition, will take place on 2-4 November 2017 at Istanbul Congress Center & Lutfi Kirdar Rumeli Building.


 UCLG-MEWA PANEL ON SOCIAL INCLUSION AND UCLG-MEWA COMMITTEE ON SOCIAL INCLUSION MEETING

United Cities and Local Governments Middle East and West Asia Section (UCLG-MEWA) Panel on Social Inclusion and UCLG-MEWA Committee on Social Inclusion Meeting will vbe held on 17 October 2017, under the auspices of Beylikdüzü Municipality, the President of UCLG-MEWA Committee on Social Inclusion.


 Climate Chance World Summit, 11-13 September 2017, Agadir/MOROCCO

Distinguished UCLG-MEWA Members, Following COP22 (22nd Annual Conference of the Parties) held in Marrakech/Morocco which aimed to take important steps about the tackling of climate change, Climate Chance World Summit, organized to gather climate actors, will take place between 11th - 13th September 2017 in Agadir, Morocco.


 TEHRAN GOLDEN ADOBE GLOBAL AWARD 2017

It is a great pleasure to invite you to participate in the Tehran 4th Golden Adobe Global Award, which will be held on October 31st, 2017, coinciding with the World Cities Day.


 The 2nd Int'l Conference on Urban Economy

Sizleri; Tahran Belediyesi, İran Şehir Ekonomisi Bilimi Derneği ve City Bank işbirliğinde, 11 Ekim 2017 tarihinde Tahran’da gerçekleştirilecek olan İkinci Uluslararası Şehir Ekonomisi Konferansı hakkında bilgilendirmekten memnuniyet duyarız.


 INTERMEDIARY CITIES MIDDLE EAST AND WEST ASIA (MEWA) REGIONAL FORUM

United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) Intermediary Cities Working Group was created in April 2014, in partnership with UNESCO Chair of Intermediary Cities and Global Urbanization.


 UCLG-MEWA COMMITTEE ON DEVELOPMENT COOPERATION AND CITY DIPLOMACY PRESIDENCY COUNCIL MEETING

UCLG-MEWA Committee on Development Cooperation and City Diplomacy Presidency Council Meeting was held on 10 July 2017, hosted by Union of Municipalities of Turkey (UMT) in Ankara.


 APPLY FOR THE DUBAI INTERNATIONAL AWARD FOR BEST PRACTICES TO IMPROVE THE LIVING ENVIRONMENT

Organized by Dubai Municipality and UN-Habitat, the Dubai International Award for Best Practices to Improve the Living Environment has been recognizing excellence in urban best practices for 21 years.


 Meeting of UCLG-MEWA Committee on Tourism / 1-2 August, KONYA

The Meeting of UCLG-MEWA Committee on Tourism will be held on 1-2 August 2017 and hosted by Konya Metropolitan Municipality as the President of the Committee


 2017 International Video Production Competition - “My City, Our World Heritage”

The OWHC is proud to renew for a fourth time the International Video Production Competition entitled “My City: Our World Heritage”.


 INTERMEDIARY CITIES MIDDLE EAST AND WEST ASIA (MEWA) REGIONAL FORUM “Intermediary Cities: Key Actors of Sustainable Development”

UCLG-MEWA will organize the Intermediary Cities Middle East and West Asia (MEWA) Regional Forum in Nevşehir, on 21-22 September, 2017, under the auspices of Nevşehir Municipality


 1st UCLG-MEWA Forum on Local Governments and Social Inclusion, 18-19 October, 2017

Sosyal içerme, katılımcı demokrasi ve insan hakları konusunda üye belediyelerin ortak sesine katkı sağlamayı hedefleyerek yerel yönetimlere bu politikaların oluşturulmasında rehberlik etmeyi amaçlayan ve bu anlamda, küresel düzeyde belediyeler arasındaki politik müzakereleri, deneyim alışverişini ve karşılıklı öğrenmeyi teşvik ederek çalışmalarını sürdüren Birleşmiş Kentler ve Yerel Yönetimler Ortadoğu ve Batı Asya Bölge Teşkilatı (UCLG-MEWA) 18 Ekim 2017 tarihinde UCLG-MEWA Yönetim Kurulu ve Konsey Ortak Toplantısı’nı, 18-19 Ekim 2017 tarihlerinde ise I. Yerel Yönetimler ve Sosyal İçerme Forumu’nu Sancaktepe Belediyesi’nin ev sahipliğinde düzenleyecektir


 INTERNATINAL APICULTURAL CONGRESS TO TAKE PLACE IN ISTANBUL IN 2017

Istanbul will be the host of one of the oldest congresses in the world, International Apicultural Congress (Apimondia) , that will take place in Istanbul Congress Center on 29 September- 4 October 2017.


  TASKFORCE WORKSHOP OF UCLG-MEWA COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENT

Taskforce Workshop of UCLG-MEWA Committee on Environment will take place on 20 May 2017, under the auspices of Seferihisar Municipality, Co-President of UCLG-MEWA Committee on Environment.


  RECRUITMENT OF NEW UCLG SECRETARY GENERAL

A new recruitment package has been prepared after the negotiations in Madrid, Spain on 18-19 April, 2017, on the profile of the new UCLG Secretary General to be recruited. It has also been decided that a recruitment firm will be contracted to follow up the recruitment process.


 UCLG CULTURE SUMMIT, 10-13 MAY 2017-JEJU

The second UCLG Culture Summit will be held in Jeju (Jeju-do, Republic of Korea) on 10-13 May 2017, hosted by the Jeju Special Self-Governing Province.


 AFRICAN REGIONAL FORUM OF INTERMEDIARY CITIES IN ODIENNE, IVORY COAST

Under the High Patronage of Mr. Amadou Gon COULIBALY, Prime Minister of Ivory Coast, the Working Group on Intermediary Cities (CGLUA), with the collaboration of Union of Cities and Towns of Ivory Coast (UVICOCI) and Odienné Municipality, organize the “African Regional Forum of Intermediary Cities” which will take place in Odienné on 5-6 May 2017.


 World Cities Expo Istanbul 2017

World Cities Expo Istanbul 2017, organized by Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IBB), is going to take place on May 15th to 18th at Haliç Congress Center Istanbul.


 UCLG-MEWA TO UPDATE ITS REPORT ON THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT SYSTEMS IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND WEST ASIA REGIONS

Together with the World Organization of the United Cities and Local Governments, UCLG-MEWA is a key actor for strengthening the role of local authorities in sustainable development.


 UCLG-MEWA Committee on Gender Equality Meeting

UCLG-MEWA Toplumsal Cinsiyet Eşitliği Komitesi 12 Mayıs 2017 tarihinde Şişli Belediyesi ev sahipliğinde gerçekleşecektir.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

 UCLG CIB Annual Meeting 2020

UCLG’s Capacity and Institution Building (CIB) Working Group is a technical platform for professionals from Local Government Associations and individual local governments active in the field of capacity development and local government development cooperation.

 UCLG Executive Bureau 28-29 May 2020

In view of the current situation of the COVID-19 pandemic and following the cancellation of the face-to-face meeting of the UCLG Executive Bureau, scheduled from 28 to 30 May in Rome, the UCLG Presidency proposes to convene a virtual Executive Bureau on the same dates

 Decalogue For the COVID-19 Aftermath

The UCLG network, its membership, secretariats and the community it represents have been living and working differently since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Local and regional governments are ready to lead this discussion, and the UCLG Presidency has agreed on a Decalogue as the basis for future steps.

 UCLG-MEWA Local Government Talks Postponed

Due to the Novel Coronavirus(Covid-19) precautions, we have postponed our UCLG-MEWA Local Government Talks on 18 March 2020 with D-8 Secretary-General Mr. Amb. Dato‘ Ku Jaafar Ku Shaari, to a further date. We kindly submit for your information.

 D-8 SECRATARY GENERAL KU JAAFAR WILL BE THE GUEST OF UCLG-MEWA LOCAL GOVERNMENT TALKS

United Cities and Local Governments Middle East and West Asia Section (UCLG-MEWA) will organize another session of UCLG-MEWA Local Government Talks, with Ambassador Dato’ Ku Jaafar Ku Shaari, Secretary-General of Developing 8 (D-8), on 18 March 2020, at its General Secretariat in Sultanahmet, Istanbul

 UCLG-MEWA EXECUTIVE BUREAU TO CONVENE SOON

UCLG-MEWA Executive Bureau Meeting and Side Event of the Committee on City Diplomacy and Local Governance will be held from 10 to 12 March 2020 under the auspices of Nevşehir Municipality

 UCLG-MEWA is Discussing Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans

Sustainable Bus System for Smart Cities Conference will be co-organized by United Cities and Local Governments Middle East and West Asia Section (UCLG-MEWA), World Resources Institute for Sustainable Cities (WRI) Turkey Sustainable Cities, Busworld Academy, HKF Trade Fair, Association of Private Urban Public Bus Operators’ Union (TÖHOB), United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UN-CRD) and UN-Habitat on 5-6 March 2020 at Istanbul Expo Center, Turkey

 The Mediterranean Host Municipalities Learning Network 4th Annual Peer-to-Peer Learning Workshop

In the context of the Mediterranean Host Municipalities Learning Network (HMLN), the CMI is organizing the 4th Annual Peer-to-Peer Learning Workshop of the HMLN to take place in Amman, Jordan, on April 5-9, 2020

 UCLG-MEWA call for Solidarity for CORONA Virus

We stand with all cities of the world who are facing this outbreak, specifically Chinese members of UCLG

 World Urban Forum 10th Session

The 10th World Urban Forum (WUF10) will be hosted by Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, on 8-13 February 2020 in partnership with the United Nations Habitat, the Abu Dhabi Department of Municipalities and Transport, the Abu Dhabi Department of Culture and Tourism, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.

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