UCLG ANNUAL RETREAT: MEWA PRIORITIES FEEDING THE AGENDA

The World Organization of UCLG gathered virtually on 15-22 February 2021 with all of its Sections from around the world, renewing its energy and building a great synergy among its members.


 GLOBAL TASK FORCE ON MIGRATION (GTFM) WEBINAR

The Global Task Force on Migration gathered online on February 3, 2021. The second meeting of the Task Force was titled ‘The Importance of Multi-level Governance to Ensure Effective Local Responses to Migrations and Displacement.’


 Administrative Meeting of UCLG-MEWA Committee on Environment & ‘Cleaner and Greener Recovery: Climate Priorities in the Post-Covid Era’ Event

UCLG-MEWA Committee on Environment held its first administrative meeting for the year 2021 with its renewed Presidential Board on January 21, 2021, which was immediately followed by the thematic event titled ‘Cleaner and Greener Recovery: Climate Priorities in the Post-Covid Era.’


 INTERNATIONAL UNION OF UNIVERSITIES (IUU) PAYS A VISIT TO UCLG-MEWA

Prof. Dr. Muhammed Khair Alghabbani, President of International Union of Universities, and his accompanying delegation paid a working visit to Mehmet Duman, UCLG-MEWA Secretary General.


 ADMINISTRATIVE MEETING OF UCLG-MEWA COMMITTEE ON CULTURE AND TOURISM

UCLG-MEWA Committee on Culture and Tourism gathered virtually on January 13, 2021, and carried out the evaluation of 2020 and the planning of 2021.


 NEW YEAR MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF UCLG-MEWA, MOHAMAD SAADIE

Saadie: "I hope that the year 2021 will bring healing, prosperity and peace for our people, our countries and the whole world."


 POLICY FORUM ON DEVELOPMENT (PFD) CLOSING EVENT ON EUROPEAN COMMISSION PROGRAM

PFD closing Event on European Commission Program held online on December,10.2020.


 ADMINISTRATIVE MEETING AND TRAINING PROGRAM OF THE COMMITTEE ON CITY DIPLOMACY AND LOCAL GOVERNANCE

The Administrative Meeting of UCLG-MEWA Committee on City Diplomacy and Local Governance and City Diplomacy and Local Governance Training Program were held on 15-16 December


 THE GUANGZHOU UCLG 2020 WORLD COUNCIL

UCLG World Council took place virtually on 9-13 November 2020, hosted by the city of Guangzhou.


 SULTANBEYLI’S VLR PREPARATIONS

The Methodology Working Group gathered virtually to set a road map.


 UCLG-MEWA’S VISIT TO THE DISTRICT GOVERNOR OF GAZIOSMANPASA

Mehmet Duman, UCLG-MEWA Secretary General paid a visit to Numan Hatipoğlu, District Governor of Gaziosmanpaşa in Istanbul.


 LOCAL GOVERNMENT TALKS HOSTED D-8 SECRETARY GENERAL DATO' KU JAAFAR KU SHAARI

UCLG-MEWA Local Government Talks hosted Ambassador Dato' Ku Jaafar Ku Shaari, Secretay General of D-8 Organization for Economic Cooperation (D-8).


 UCLG WORLD COUNCIL 2020 WAS VIRTUALLY HELD

The opening session of UCLG World Council was held on Friday, 13 November 2020.


 “HIGH LEVEL POLICY DIALOGUES: ECOLOGICAL TRANSITION" SESSION

As part of the executive meetings of UCLG World Council, Mr. Mehmet Duman, Secretary General of UCLG-MEWA, participated in a session “High Level Policy Dialogues: Ecological Transition” on November 12, 2020.


 THE 3RD ADVISORY BOARD OF “ KATILIYORUZ” PROGRAMME

The 3rd Meeting of Local Governments Advisory Board of “KATILIYORUZ” Program was held on November 12, 2020 to improve civic engagement among local governments and civil actors.


 UCLG-MEWA DELEGATION PAYS OFFICIAL VISITS TO THE CITY OF KOCAELI, TURKEY

Mohamad Saadie, UCLG-MEWA President and President of Union of Dannieh Municipalities; Mehmet Duman, UCLG-MEWA Secretary General; and Mohamad Allouch, Mayor of Kosrsayta paid a series of official visits in Kocaeli.


 UCLG-MEWA LOCAL GOVERNMENT TALKS HOSTED ENG. ALA’A ELDIN AL-BATTA, MAYOR OF KHAN YUNIS

UCLG-MEWA hosted Eng. Ala’a Eldin Al-Batta Mayor of Khan Yunis, Gaza as part of UCLG-MEWA Local Government Talks on October 26, 2020.


 PROGRAM ON PRIVATE SECTOR PARTICIPATION IN MUNICIPAL SERVICES

Training on “Private Sector Participation in Municipal Services,” co-organized virtually by UCLG-MEWA, UNDP, APLA and Kibar Holding, was held on November 4, 2020.


 MOHAMAD SAADIE, UCLG-MEWA PRESIDENT, PAID A VISIT TO TDBB

UCLG-MEWA Delegation Paid a Visit to TDBB


 UCLG-MEWA & UN-HABITAT ROAS JOINT WEBINAR: “EMPOWERING LOCAL COMMUNITIES FOR INCLUSIVE COVID-19 RECOVERY”

Webinar took place on October 26,2020 on the occasion of the Urban October and the World Cities Day, as the second edition of the webinar series co-organized by UCLG-MEWA and UN-Habitat ROAS.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

 WE HAVE OPENED AN E-CONDOLENCE BOOK FOR OUR FOUNDING PRESIDENT DR. KADİR TOPBAŞ

We have opened an e-condolence book for our Founding President who made unforgettable contributions to the local government community.

 UCLG Retreat - Session on "MEWA Priorities"

Within the context of the UCLG Retreat UCLG-MEWA will organize a session on "MEWA Priorities", on Thursday, February 18 from 10.00 to 11.30 am CET.

 MESSAGE OF CONDOLENCES

We are deeply saddened to receive the news that Architect Dr. Kadir Topbaş, UCLG-MEWA Founding President has passed away

 UCLG-MEWA NEWSLETTER-29

29th issue of UCLG-MEWA Newsletter has been published! Have a good read.

  CALL FOR SOLIDARITY WITH TRIPOLI MUNICIPALITY IN LEBANON

As UCLG-MEWA family, we express our solidarity with the Lebanese people and local government officials about the sad events that happened in the city of Tripoli on 29 January 2021.

 THE GLOBAL TASK FORCE ON MIGRATION (GTFM) WEBINAR ON “THE IMPORTANCE OF MULTI-LEVEL GOVERNANCE TO ENSURE EFFECTIVE LOCAL RESPONSES TO MIGRATION AND DISPLACEMENT”

 The Role of Local Governments in the Conservation of Cultural Heritage-Turkey

Heritage is heritage only within its own context, have a good read!

 The Anthology of Culture 21 Documents

This book you are holding is a compilation of four different documents highlighting the role of culture in sustainable development.

 THE ADMINISTRATIVE MEETING OF UCLG-MEWA COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENT AND "CLEANER AND GREENER RECOVERY: CLIMATE PRIORITIES IN THE POST-COVID-19 ERA" EVENT

UCLG-MEWA Committee on Environment is virtually organizing its Administrative Meeting and Cleaner and Greener Recovery: Climate Priorities in the Post-Covid-19 Era Program on Thursday, January 21, 2021.

 UCLG-MEWA COMMITTEE ON CULTURE AND TOURISM GATHERS ONLINE

The meeting aims to bring together all of the members and the stakeholders and also to demonstrate a vivid exchange of ideas between the actors of the cultural ecosystem on the axis of the MEWA region.

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