CO-PRESIDENT MOHAMED SAADIE VISITED VARIOUS MUNICIPALITIES IN ISTANBUL

Mr. Mohamed Saadie, Co-President of UCLG-MEWA and President of Union of Municipalities of Dannieh, visited UCLG-MEWA General Secretariat in Istanbul. In the meeting, Mr. Mehmet Duman, UCLG-MEWA Secretary General, has briefed Mr. Saadie on the activities and events carried out by UCLG-MEWA.

Following the meeting, Co-President Saadie visited the World Academy for Local Government and Democracy (WALD). Saadie has been informed on the activities of WALD here.

Co-President Saadie and Secrtary General Duman also paid a visit to Pendik Municipality. The delegation came together with the Mr. Cevat Yaman, Deputy Mayor of Pendik Municipality.

The delegation was also visited Mr. Dr. Kadir Topbaş, Former Mayor of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, President of UNACLA and  former UCLG’s President for the period of 2010-2013 and 2013-2016.

The Delegation later moved to Şişli Municipality and visited Mr. Hayri İnönü, Mayor of Şişli Municipality, in his office.  Co-President Saadie and Secretary General Duman also paid a visit to Gaziosmanpaşa Municipality. The delegation of UCLG-MEWA came together with Mr. Hasan Tahsin Usta, Mayor of Gaziosmanpaşa Municipality, and informed him on the activities of UCLG-MEWA. Following this, the delegation of UCLG-MEWA paid a visit to Mr. Lokman Çağrıcı, Mayor of Bağcılar Municipality. In the meeting Mr. Çağrıcı was informed by the UCLG-MEWA delegation on the activities of UCLG-MEWA.




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 UCLG-MEWA’S CALL FOR ACTION IN PALESTINE

“Jerusalem is More Than A City”

 14th ANNIVERSARY of UCLG-MEWA

 Energy Efficiency at Buildings and Design Principles

UCLG-MEWA Local Government Talks "Energy Efficiency at Buildings and Design Principles"

 2018 UCLG Executive Bureau: Agenda & Travel Information

Following our previous communications regarding the 2018 Executive Bureau meetings, taking place in Strasbourg, France from 23 to 26 May, we are pleased to provide you with further information, including the draft agenda of the Executive Bureau Business Session and important information regarding travel to Strasbourg.

 V. ISTANBUL CARBON SUMMIT, 26 April 2018/ISTANBUL

Organized by the Sustainable Production and Consumption Association (SÜT-D); the V. Istanbul Carbon Summit will take place on 26 April 2018, at Istanbul Technical University, with the theme “Climate Finance.” The event will bring experts, academics, public and civil society representatives together.

 UCLG-MEWA EXECUTIVE BUREAU MEETING & PANEL ON PARTICIPATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP ON THE AXIS OF GENDER EQUALITY

United Cities and Local Governments Middle East West Asia Region (UCLG-MEWA) will organize its Executive Bureau Meeting & Panel on Participation and Entrepreneurship on the Axis of Gender Equality, on 27-29 April 2018, under the auspices of Karesi Municipality, in Balıkesir, Turkey.

 2nd IREMCON International Environmental Conference, 21-22 March 2018

2nd IREMCON International Environmental Conference, will take place from 21-22 March 2018 in Kozyatağı Hilton Hotel, Istanbul

 STRASBOURG 2018 - UCLG 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.

 VI. GLOBAL PFD MEETING

Organized by the European Commission and aiming at strengthening the cooperation between local governments and NGOs for ensuring a sustainable development, PFD will have its next global meeting in 20-22 March 2018, in Belgium.

 UCLG-MEWA FORUM ON SUSTAINABLE TOURISM AND LOCAL DEVELOPMENT

UCLG-MEWA Forum on Sustainable Tourism and Local Development will take place on 13-14 March 2018, under the auspices of Eyyübiye Municipality, President of UCLG-MEWA Committee on Tourism.

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