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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Visits of UCLG MEWA to Diplomatic Missions
Headed by Mehmet Duman, Secretary General, the UCLG MEWA delegation visited the diplomatic missions of the Netherlands and Germany along with the countries in the region in January and February 2017.
Global Code of Ethics for Tourism
As a fundamental frame of reference for responsible and sustainable tourism, the Global Code of Ethics for Tourism (GCET) is a comprehensive set of principles designed to guide key-players in tourism development.
UCLG-MEWA VISITED PAKISTAN CONSUL GENERAL
Mehmet Duman, Secretary General of United Cities and Local Governments Middle East and West Asia Section (UCLG-MEWA), Prof. Adem Esen and Emine Gökçe Yanık, UCLG-MEWA Project Officer, paid a visit to Dr. Yousaf Junaid, Pakistan Consul General in Istanbul.
Istanbul Local Governments Academy Project
UCLG-MEWA became a partner of the training program held on 24 January-1 February 2017 within the framework of the Istanbul Local Governments Academy. The Academy is an interactive program where local authorities can develop their skills through on-side trainings and an e-learning system.
Act*Human Human Development Summit
Organized by Human Development Foundation (INGEV), Act*Human Human Development Summit took place in Swissotel Istanbul, on January 25th, 2017. Nearly 600 participants including Mehmet Duman, UCLG-MEWA Secretary General and representatives of different fields in the private & public sector and civil society attended the Summit.
UCLG-MEWA VISITED A NEW MEMBER: GEBZE MUNICIPALITY
Mehmet Duman, Secretary General of United Cities and Local Governments Middle East and West Asia Section (UCLG-MEWA), Mohamed Sefiani, Mayor of Chefchaouen (Morocco), Diane Nasseneba Toure, Mayor of Odienné (Ivory Coast) and UCLG-MEWA Staff paid a visit to Gebze Municipality.