UCLG-MEWA SECRETARY GENERAL ATTENDED “HABITAT IN TOWNS: COLLINGWOOD WORLD SUMMIT” PREPARATORY MEETING

On the occasion of Canada Day, a virtual preparatory meeting for “Habitat in Towns: Collingwood World Summit” was held on July 2, 2020.


 SAADIE: “WE SHOULD LEARN FROM OUR EXPERIENCE DURING THE PANDEMIC PROCESS”

UCLG-MEWA Local Government Talks hosted Mohamad Saadie, President of the Union of Dannieh Municipalities, Lebanon, and UCLG-MEWA President.


 WEBINAR ON REPORTING ENVIRONMENTAL DATA

Data-driven climate action in local governments was discussed during the webinar entitled "Why Measure, Monitor, and Manage Environmental Data?" held on June 23, 2020 in partnership with UCLG-MEWA Committee on Environment, CDP and ICLEI.


 MAHMUT ÖZÇINAR: TIMELY MEASURES BROUGHT THE NUMBER OF CASES TO ZERO IN THE TRNC

United Cities and Local Governments Middle East and West Asia Section (UCLG-MEWA) organized an online live-stream event as part of its Local Government Talks with Mahmut ÖZÇINAR, Mayor of Güzelyurt in the TRNC, President of the Union of Turkish Municipalities of Cyprus and UCLG-MEWA Executive Bureau and Council member, on June 26, 2020.


 7TH EXECUTIVE BUREAU MEETING OF AMF

The 7th Executive Bureau Meeting of the Asian Mayors Forum (AMF) was virtually held on 22 June 2020.


 RASİM ARI AS GUEST OF UCLG-MEWA LOCAL GOVERNMENT TALKS

United Cities and Local Governments Middle East and West Asia Section (UCLG-MEWA) organized an online live stream local government talk with Rasim Arı, Mayor of Nevşehir and Treasurer of UCLG-MEWA.


 MEHMET DUMAN AS GUEST OF RUPAM TALKS

Mehmet Duman, UCLG-MEWA Secretary General, attended the online live stream talks hosted by İstanbul Rumeli University Global Policies Research Center (RUPAM) on June 5, 2020.


 GOLD V Regional Report on Middle East and West Asia

This month, the Regional Report on Middle East and West Asia (MEWA), derived from the Fifth Edition of the GOLD, is available


 UCLG EXECUTIVE BUREAU

UCLG’s first Executive Bureau Meeting in 2020 took place between 27-29 May 2020. The meeting, which is planned to be organized in Rome, Italy, was held online due to the current epidemic.


 Fostering Employment and Entrepreneurship for Locals and Refugees: New Challenges from COVID-19 Crisis for Host Local Authorities – Part 1

The first training of the Webinar Series “Jobs, Entrepreneurship and Private Sector Engagement in Host Communities: Adapting to the COVID-19 Crisis” that took place on 27 May 2020 was a great success.


 WEBINAR ON THE RESPONSE OF CITIES TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC IN THE MENA REGION

UCLG-MEWA AND UN-HABITAT ROAS ORGANIZED A WEBINAR ON THE SITUATION OF THE CITIES IN THE MENA REGION IN THE FIGHT AGAINST THE NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (COVID 19)


 ONLINE MEETING ON COVID-19 WITH UTM

UCLG-MEWA AND UMT DISCUSSED THE SITUATION OF LOCAL GOVERNMENTS IN THE FIGHT AGAINST NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (COVID 19


 WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP IN THE POST COVID ERA: A PERSPECTIVE FROM LOCAL AND REGIONAL LEADERS

UCLG Live Learning Experience “Beyond the Immediate Response to the Outbreak” that took place on May 6, organized in collaboration with UN-WOMEN, provided a space for women from across the world to deliver their key strategies, concerns and experience, recalling their critical role as front liners in the pandemic


 UCLG-MEWA PRESENTS “COVID-19 EMERGENCY RESPONSE – GUIDELINE FOR LOCAL CULTURAL ACTION” TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS

In an effort to help and provide a basis to local governments’ short or medium-term response plans, UCLG-MEWA Committee on Culture and Tourism presents “COVID-19 Emergency Response – Guideline for Local Cultural Action,” which is structured around Five-Priorities.


 UCLG-MEWA Covid-19 Call for Solidarity

As UCLG-MEWA, we would like to extend our thanks and a message of solidarity to all local governments making an effort to continue their activities in these challenging conditions resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.


 Cooperation between ROAS and UCLG-MEWA

This online meeting took place on April 27, 2020. It was an opportunity to share visions and insights in solving regional issues, especially the ones regarding COVID-19 pandemic


 Working Session on Rome Charter - Agenda on Cultural Rights

The online meeting of UCLG’s Culture Committee, which UCLG-MEWA Committee on Culture and Tourism participated and contributed, has brought together the committee’s Presidency, official members (cities and local governments) as well as key experts and partners in which they discussed the outline of the Rome Charter - Agenda on cultural rights


 Virtual UCLG Presidency Meeting

The Virtual UCLG Presidency meeting has brought together the UCLG Presidency and Vice-Presidency in which they discussed the proposal for policy recommendations: “COVID-19 Aftermath: An opportunity to take responsibility towards future generations - Directives/Decalogue of local and regional governments for the post-COVID-19 era”.


 UCLG-MEWA HOSTED PROF. DR. SUR ON LIVE STREAM

United Cities and Local Governments Middle East and West Asia Section (UCLG-MEWA) organized an online live stream local government talk with Prof. Dr. Haydar Sur, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at Üsküdar University


 The Rating of Cities’ International Activity Award Ceremony

The second edition of UCLG-Kazan Cities’ International Activity Award, which covers the cities in the Eurasia and MEWA Region of UCLG-Eurasia, was held during the UCLG Retreat in Tangier, Morocco on February 28, 2020

ANNOUNCEMENTS

 “TOWARDS THE LOCALIZATION OF THE SDGS REPORT TO THE 2020 HLPF”

We present to you the fourth edition of the report prepared annually by the Global Task Force of Local and Regional Governments

 WEBSITE ON GOOD PRACTICES OF SUSTAINABLE TOURISM

You can submit your municipalities’ good practices to the website which will collect projects on sustainable tourism. The web site will be led by UCLG-MEWA Committee on Culture and Tourism and opened by late 2020.

 MOHAMAD SAADIE WILL BE THE GUEST OF UCLG-MEWA LOCAL GOVENRMENT TALKS

UCLG-MEWA will organize an online session of UCLG-MEWA Local Government Talks with Mohamad Saadie, President of Union of Dannieh Municipalities-Lebanon, President of UCLG-MEWA

 MAHMUT ÖZÇINAR WILL BE THE GUEST OF UCLG-MEWA LOCAL GOVENRMENT TALKS

 RASIM ARI WILL BE THE GUEST OF UCLG-MEWA LOCAL GOVENRMENT TALKS

Birleşmiş Kentler ve Yerel Yönetimler Orta Doğu ve Batı Asya Bölge Teşkilatı (UCLG-MEWA) Yerel yönetim söyleşileri kapsamında Nevşehir Belediye Başkanı ve UCLG-MEWA Saymanı Rasim Arı’yı konuk ediyor.

 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

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