TRANSIST 2017 - UCLG-MEWA COMMITTEE ON URBAN MOBILITY MEETING & PANEL

5th Meeting of the UCLG-MEWA Committee on Urban Mobility & Panel on Eco-Friendly, Integrated and Safe Urban Mobility in the MEWA Region took place on 4 November 2017 at Istanbul Congress Center with the partnership of UCLG-MEWA and IETT, and within the context of TRANSIST 2017. The Meeting&Panel provided an important platform to review committee activities, to strengthen cooperation, to share good practices and to discuss new projects to be developed.


 UCLG-MEWA Committee on Social Inclusion Meeting was held in Beylikdüzü

United Cities and Local Governments Middle East and West Asia Section (UCLG-MEWA) 1st Meeting of Committee on Social Inclusion was held on 17 October 2017 under the auspices of Beylikdüzü Municipality, President of UCLG-MEWA Committee on Social Inclusion with participation of local representatives from 8 countries.


 LOCAL GOVERNMENT REPRESENTATIVES MET IN SANCAKTEPE

United Cities and Local Governments Middle East and West Asia Section (UCLG-MEWA) Executive Bureau and Council Joint Meeting & UCLG-MEWA Forum on Local Governments and Social Inclusion were held on 18-19 October 2017 in Istanbul under the auspices of Sancaktepe Municipality, with approximate 300 participants from 14 countries.


 INTERMEDIARY CITIES MEWA REGIONAL FORUM TOOK PLACE IN NEVŞEHIR, TURKEY

Intermediary Cities Middle East and West Asia (MEWA) Regional Forum took place on 21-22 September 2017, in Hacı Bektaş Veli University Culture and Congress Center, under the auspices of Nevşehir Municipality, in Turkey.


 TURKEY – PALESTINE SISTER CITY WORKSHOP

“Turkey-Palestine Sister City Workshop” was held on 22 September 2017 in Nevşehir, Turkey, by the Union of Municipalities of Turkey (UMT), President of UCLG-MEWA Committee on Development Cooperation and City Diplomacy, with an aim to strengthen the existing sister city relations between municipalities in Turkey and Palestine.


 SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT TRAINING PROGRAM

From Waste to Source-Integrated Solid Waste Management Solutions Planning for Municipalities workshop was held on 4-6 July 2017, under the auspices of Izmit Waste and Residue Treatment, Incineration and Recycling Co. Inc. (İZAYDAŞ).


 UCLG-MEWA Committee on Tourism and Sustainable Tourism Meeting, 1-2 August 2017

United Cities and Local Governments Middle East and West Asia Section (UCLG-MEWA) Committee on Tourism and Sustainable Tourism Meeting which gathered nearly 120 participants from the Middle East and West Asia (MEWA) region, was held on 1-2 August 2017 and hosted by Konya Metropolitan Municipality.


 UCLG-MEWA’s Call for Action in Yemen

UCLG-MEWA, which carries out its activities in the Middle East and West Asia region, is deeply concerned by the recent situation in Yemen.


 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


 Taskforce Workshop of UCLG-MEWA Committee on Environment took place in Seferihisar, Izmir

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


 Conference on “Refugee Friendly Municipalities”

Conference on “Refugee Friendly Municipalities” took place on 24 May 2017 in Ankara, and organized by QUDRA Program and Association for Solidarity with Asylum Seekers (ASAM), with the support of UCLG-MEWA.


 UCLG-MEWA DELEGATION VISITED NEVŞEHİR MUNICIPALITY

Mehmet Duman, UCLG-MEWA Secretary General, visited Mr. Hasan Ünver, Mayor of Nevşehir, on 18 May 2017 in his office, together with Salim Korkmaz, Coordinator of International Relations, and Randa Alsabbagh, UCLG-MEWA Project Officer.


 Executive Bureau in Madrid: Updated information

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


 We Are Aware, with UCLG-MEWA and City Councils!

As per their joint-campaign protocol, United Cities and Local Governments Middle East and West Asia Section (UCLG-MEWA), Association of City Councils of Turkey and City Councils of Turkey Platform ran several awareness-raising campaigns on international days.


 ALMOST FORGOTTEN ENVIRONMENT FRIENDLY PRACTICES

Being one of the biggest domed cisterns in Istanbul, the Basilica Cistern fascinates people who see or visit it.


  CMI: Webinar on Solid Waste Management

Host Municipalities Webinar on Solid Waste Management on February 9th, 2017 which is carried out by Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI), focused on Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) and new technologies in waste management and gathered together around 20 municipal and governmental representatives, as well as other international and national stakeholders from Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq, Palestine, Greece, Turkey, France and Malta.


 UCLG Executive Bureau in Madrid

Following our previous communications, we are pleased to confirm that the UCLG Executive Bureau meetings will be held from 18 to 19 April 2017 at La Nave Exhibition Centre in Madrid, at the kind invitation of the Mayor of Madrid, Ms Manuela Carmena.


 UCLG-MEWA EXECUTIVE BUREAU AND COMMITTEES MEETINGS

CLG-MEWA Yönetim Kurulu, UCLG- MEWA Kalkınma İşbirliği ve Kent Diplomasisi Komitesi ve UCLG-MEWA Kentsel Mobilite Komitesi toplantıları UCLG-MEWA ve Nablus Belediyesi tarafından, Türkiye Belediyeler Birliği (TBB) ve İETT’nin de katkılarıyla 11-13 Mart 2017 tarihlerinde Filistin’in NablusOn 11-13 March 2017, UCLG-MEWA and Nablus Municipality with the support of the Union of Turkish Municipalities and IETT organized the UCLG-MEWA Executive Bureau, Committee on Cooperation Development and City Diplomacy, and Committee on Urban Mobility Meetings in Nablus, Palestine. kentinde gerçekleştirildi.


 UCLG-MEWA EXECUTIVE BUREAU, NABLUS, PALESTINE

On 11-13 March 2017, UCLG-MEWA and Nablus Municipality with the support of the Union of Turkish Municipalities and IETT organized together the UCLG-MEWA Executive Bureau meeting, the UCLG-MEWA Committee on Cooperation Development and City Diplomacy meeting and the UCLG-MEWA Committee on Urban Mobility meeting in Nablus, Palestine.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

 2nd Meeting of UCLG-MEWA Committee on Culture

 2017 UCLG WORLD COUNCIL - UPDATED PROGRAM AND AGENDAS - 6-9 DECEMBER 2017, CHINA

2017 UCLG Dünya Konseyi, 6-9 Aralık 2017 tarihlerinde Hangzhou, Çin'de gerçekleştirilecek.

 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.

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