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.


 UCLG-MEWA EXECUTIVE BUREAU AND COUNCIL WERE HELD ONLINE

UCLG-MEWA virtually convened its Executive Bureau and Council on October 22, 2020 due to COVID-19.


 UCLG-MEWA LOCAL GOVERNMENT TALKS HOSTED ENG. MUSA HADID, PRESIDENT OF ASSOCIATION OF PALESTINIAN LOCAL AUTHORITIES (APLA) AND MAYOR OF RAMALLAH

UCLG-MEWA hosted Eng. Musa Hadid, President of Association of Palestinian Local Authorities (APLA) and Mayor of Ramallah, as part of UCLG-MEWA Local Government Talks entitled “The Role of Local Governments in the Fight Against COVID-19 Pandemic and Normalization” on October 7, 2020.


 UCLG-MEWA LOCAL GOVERNMENT TALKS HOSTED NEŞET TARHAN

United Cities and Local Governments the Middle East and West Asia Section (UCLG-MEWA) hosted Neşet Tarhan, Mayor of Mezitli and UCLG-MEWA Council Member.


 LAUNCHING OF THE GLOBAL TASK FORCE ON MIGRATION (GTFM)

The launching of the Global Task Force on Migration (GTFM) took place on September 30, 2020 with a total number of 49 participants from different parts of the world.


 UCLG-MEWA LOCAL GOVERNMENT TALKS HOSTED ALİ YILDIRIM SEZER, MAYOR OF GÖLCÜK

United Cities and Local Governments Middle East and West Asia Section (UCLG-MEWA) hosted Atty. Ali Yıldırım Sezer, Mayor of Gölcük, Member of UCLG-MEWA Supervisory Board & Financial Management Committee and UCLG-MEWA Council Member.


 UCLG-MEWA LOCAL GOVERNMENT TALKS HOSTED MR. NICOLA KHAMIS

United Cities and Local Governments Middle East and West Asia Section (UCLG-MEWA) hosted Mr. Nicola Khamis, Mayor of Beit Jala, as part of UCLG-MEWA Local Government Talks entitled “The Role of Local Governments in the Fight Against Coronavirus and Normalization” on September 23, 2020.


 UCLG-MEWA’S VISIT TO ISTANBUL GOVERNORATE

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

ANNOUNCEMENTS

 THE DEADLINE TO APPLY FOR THE UNITED NATIONS PUBLIC SERVICE AWARDS 2021 HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO 24 NOVEMBER 2020

The United Nations has extended its deadline for accepting nominations for the 2021 United Nations Public Service Awards (UNPSA) to 24 November 2020.

 D-8 SECRETARY GENERAL WILL BE THE GUEST OF UCLG-MEWA LOCAL GOVERNMENT TALKS

On Wednesday, 25 November 2020 at 11.00 (GMT+3).

 TEHRAN GOLDEN ADOBE GLOBAL AWARD 2020

 UCLG-MEWA LOCAL GOVERNMENT TALKS HOST ENG. ALAADDİN M. AL BATTA

On Monday, 26 October 2020, at 14.00 (GMT+3)

 UCLG-MEWA EXECUTIVE BUREAU AND COUNCIL TO CONVENE

On 22 October 2020

 WEBINAR ON EMPOWERING LOCAL COMMUNITIES FOR INCLUSIVE COVID-19 RECOVERY

UCLG-MEWA and UN-Habitat Regional Office for the Arab States (ROAS) are organizing a webinar on “Empowering Local Communities for Inclusive COVID-19 Recovery” and it will be held via Zoom on Monday, 26 October, 2020 at 10:00 (CEST).

 UCLG-MEWA EXECUTIVE BUREAU AND COUNCIL TO CONVENE

Within the scope of the biannual UCLG-MEWA Executive Bureau (April/May - October/November) and annual UCLG-MEWA Council (October/November), a thematic session entitled "Evaluation of City Government Strategies for the Post-COVID-19 Era from the Perspective of UCLG-MEWA Committees" will be organized virtually on 22 October 2020.

 UCLG-MEWA LOCAL GOVERNMENT TALKS HOST MUSA HADID

On Wednesday, 7 October 2020, at 13.00 (GMT+3).

 UCLG-MEWA LOCAL GOVERNMENT TALKS HOST NEŞET TARHAN

On Thursday, 1 October 2020, at 15.00 (GMT+3)

 UCLG-MEWA LOCAL GOVERNMENT TALKS HOST ALİ YILDIRIM SEZER

On Wednesday, 30 September 2020, at 15.00 (GMT+3).

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