UCLG-MEWA’S VISIT TO ISTANBUL GOVERNARATE

Mehmet Duman, UCLG-MEWA Secretary General, and his delegation paid a visit to Özlem Bozkurt, the newly-appointed Deputy Governor of Istanbul, and gave a briefing about the activities of UCLG-MEWA.


 COOPERATION PROTOCOL SIGNED TO EMPOWER WOMEN AT THE LOCAL LEVEL

A Cooperation Protocol was signed between UCLG-MEWA and the Association for Supporting Women Candidates (KA.DER) on September 4, 2020.


 CANACANKATAN: SMART MUNICIPALITY COMES INTO PROMINENCE DURING THE PANDEMIC

Local Government Talks hosted Atty. Emin Canacankatan, Member of WALD Executive Bureau.


 UCLG-MEWA LOCAL GOVENRMENT TALKS HOSTED ATTY. ŞEYMA DÖĞÜCÜ, MAYOR OF SANCAKTEPE

Mayor of Sancaktepe talked about the activities of Sancaktepe Municipality in the fight against the pandemic.


 UCLG-MEWA LOCAL GOVERNMENT TALKS HOSTED DR. YOUSEF AL SHAWARBEH

UCLG-MEWA hosted Dr. Yousef Al Shawarbeh, Mayor of Amman in Jordan, as part of the series of UCLG-MEWA Local Government Talks


 SECRETARY GENERAL DUMAN ATTENDED COLLINGWOOD WORLD SUMMIT

Duman: " The biggest consequence of COVID-19 is that our societies very painfully showed their vulnerability to the whole world in every area. "


 UCLG-MEWA LOCAL GOVERNMENT TALKS HOSTED TAYSEER ABU SNEINEH

UCLG-MEWA hosted Tayseer Abu Sneineh, Mayor of Al Khalil in Palestine,


 TURKEY AND THE MEWA REGION PREPARING FOR THE FIRST VLR

Sultanbeyli Municipality is getting ready to be trailblazer in Turkey and also the MEWA region.


 UCLG-MEWA LOCAL GOVERNMENT TALKS HOSTED DR. IRAJ SHAHIN BAHER

Baher: “We reached out to 15,000 families in need.”


 YILMAZ: “THE WAY TO A SUPRA-POLITICAL MANAGEMENT APROACH BEGINS WITH CITIZENS’ ASSEMBLIES”

UCLG-MEWA Local Government Talks hosted Yücel Yılmaz, Mayor of Balıkesir and UCLG-MEWA Co-President


 ÜLGÜR GÖKHAN: THE PANDEMIC ONCE MORE REVEALED THE IMPORTANCE OF LOCAL GOVERNMENTS

UCLG-MEWA Local Government Talks Hosted Ülgür Gökhan, Mayor of Çanakkale and UCLG-MEWA Council Member.


 UCLG-MEWA LOCAL GOVERNMENT TALKS HOSTED THE UNION OF CITIZENS’ ASSEMBLIES OF TURKEY

As part of UCLG-MEWA Local Government Talks, an online talk entitled "Citizens’ Assemblies during the Covid-19 Process" was held with Mürsel Sabancı, President of the Union of Citizens’ Assemblies of Turkey (TKKB); Nuray Akçasoy, Board Member of TKKB; and Hasan Soygüzel, Supervisory Board Member of TKKB, on Tuesday, July 28.


 IŞIK: KÜTAHYA, THE ONLY WORLD CITY WITH DRINKABLE GEOTHERMAL RESOURCES

UCLG-MEWA Local Government Talks hosted Prof. Alim Işık, Mayor of Kütahya.


 POLICY FORUM ON DEVELOPMENT (PFD) VIRTUAL REGIONAL MEETING EUROPE AND NEIGHBORHOOD

Policy Forum on Development (PFD) Regional Meeting Europe and Neighborhood virtually took place on 17 July 2020.


 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.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

 UCLG-MEWA LOCAL GOVERNMENT TALKS HOST NICOLA KHAMIS

On Wednesday, 23 September 2020, at 14.00 (GMT+3).

  UCLG-MEWA LOCAL GOVERNMENT TALKS HOST ATTY. EMİN CANACANKATAN, WALD EXECUTIVE BUREAU MEMBER

On Thursday, 10 September 2020, at 15.00 (GMT+3).

 UCLG-MEWA LOCAL GOVERNMENT TALKS HOST ATTY. ŞEYMA DÖĞÜCÜ, MAYOR OF SANCAKTEPE

On Tuesday, 08 August 2020, at 14.00 (GMT+3).

 UCLG-MEWA LOCAL GOVERNMENT TALKS HOST HE DR. YOUSEF AL SHAWARBEH

On Thursday, 03 September 2020, at 14.00 (GMT+3)

 UCLG-MEWA LOCAL GOVERNMENT TALKS HOST TAYSEER ABU SNEINEH, MAYOR OF AL KHALIL

On Thursday, 27 August 2020, at 10.00 (GMT+3).

 UCLG-MEWA LOCAL GOVERNMENT TALKS HOST DR. IRAJ SHAHIN BAHER, MAYOR OF TABRIZ

On Tuesday, 25 August 2020, at 15.00 (GMT+3).

 UCLG-MEWA LOCAL GOVERNMENT TALKS HOST YÜCEL YILMAZ, MAYOR OF BALIKESİR AND UCLG-MEWA CO-PRESIDENT

On Tuesday, 18 August 2020, at 15.00 (GMT+3).

 UCLG-MEWA LOCAL GOVERNMENT TALKS HOST ÜLGÜR GÖKHAN, MAYOR OF ÇANAKKALE

On Wednesday, 12 August 2020, at 15.00 (GMT+3).

 SOLIDARITY MESSAGE FOR LEBANON

The Presidency and members of UCLG-MEWA express their deep sadness over the recent tragic news about the devastating blast in the Port of Beirut on August 4, 2020, which caused immense material damage in the city, as well as loss of many lives.

 UCLG-MEWA LOCAL GOVERNMENT TALKS HOST THE UNION OF CITIZENS’ ASSEMBLIES

On 28 July 2020, Tuesday at 15.00 (GMT+3)

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