PREPARATORY VISITS FOR THE MEWA REGIONAL INTERMEDIARY CITIES FORUM IN CAPPADOCIA REGION

UCLG-MEWA delegation composed of Mr. Mehmet DUMAN, the UCLG-MEWA Secretary General, Mr. Salim KORKMAZ, the UCLG-MEWA Coordinator of International Relations Department and Ms. Randa AL SABBAGH, UCLG-MEWA Project Officer in Media and Public Relations Department, paid a visit to Mr. Hasan ÜNVER, Mayor of Nevşehir, Mr Ercan ERTAŞ, Mayor of Acıgöl, Mr. Ali KARAASLAN, Mayor of Uçhisar and Mr. Fahri YILDIZ, Mayor of Ürgüp, within the framework of the organization of the MEWA Regional Intermediary Cities Forum which will be held in Nevşehir, Turkey, on 21-22 September 2017

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UCLG CULTURE SUMMIT

The second UCLG Culture Summit, entitled “Commitments and Actions for Culture in Sustainable Cities”, will be hosted by Jeju Special Self-Governing Province (Republic of Korea) from 10-13 May 2017.

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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.

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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.

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Executive Bureau in Madrid: Updated information

Executive Bureau in Madrid: Updated information 18-19 April 2017, Madrid, Spain

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

  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.

 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 Committee on Gender Equality Meeting

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

 APPLY FOR THE 3rd WEGO SMART SUSTAINABLE CITY AWARDS 2017

Our partner, the World e-Governments Organization of Cities and Local Governments (WeGO) has recently launched the 3rd edition of the WeGO Smart Sustainable City Awards. The 3rd WeGO Smart Sustainable City Awards is an international competition that recognizes cities’ excellence in ICT, e-Governance, and smart city solutions for the ultimate goal of urban sustainability.

 The 5th edition of the International Forum of Medinas

The Mediterranean Network of Medinas and Heritage Development, the municipality of Larache, and the Provincial Council of Larache, organize the fifth edition of the International Forum of the Medinas between 27 and 29 April 2017 at Larache, in Morocco. The theme of this edition, "Sustainable Heritage: Funding and Governance" will be a research area on the financing of projects in cities as well as projects for the enhancement of tangible and intangible heritage.

 UCLG-MEWA Committee on Culture Meeting

We are delighted to inform you that the next meeting of UCLG-MEWA Committee on Culture will take place in Istanbul on 28 March 2017.

 Konya Agricultural Cities Conference

Within the scope of the organization of Konya Agricultural Cities Conference that organized by Konya Metropolitan Municipality as Co-President of United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) will be held on between 21-25 March 2017, during TUYAP 15th International Agriculture and Agricultural Machinery and Plantation Technology Exhibition (Konya Agriculture 2017) for the first step to establish “International Agricultural Cities Union”.

 Public Transportation Excellence Index

As adopted in the 3rd meeting of the Committee on Urban Mobility in Istanbul on 2nd of December 2016, the UCLG-MEWA President of the Committee on Urban Mobility, Istanbul Electricity, Tramway and Tunnel Management (IETT), proposed to implement at the Regional level the “Public Transportation Excellence Index” (PTE-Index) project which goal is to measure and compare the quality level of public transport services, define its current status and rewarding the best practices city in any category in every city.

 “UCLG-MEWA TALKS” TO CONTINUE IN 2017

Started by United Cities and Local Governments Middle East and West Asia Section (UCLG-MEWA) in 2014, “UCLG-MEWA Local Government Talks” will be continued with new issues on focus.

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