UCLG World Organization has a decentralized structure, operating in 8 (7+1) world regions, namely Africa, Asia and the Pacific, Europe, Euroasia, Middle East and West Asia (UCLG-MEWA), Latin America and North America, as well as the Metropolitan Section. Regional sections autonomously set their own policies and administer their own affairs, provided these are not contrary to the Constitution of the World Organization.

United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLGA)

Secretary General: Jean-Pierre Elong Mbassi

Address: 22, rue Essaadyine, Quartier Hassan, Rabat, Maroc

Tel: + 212 537 260 062 / + 212 537 260 063

Fax: + 212 537 260 060

E-mail: info@uclga.org

Web site:www.uclgafrica.org


Asia & the Pasific: UCLG-ASPAC

Secretary General: Dr. Rudolf Hauter 

Address: PO Box 1286/JKU Jakarta 14350, Indonesia

Tel: +62 21 640 8450

Fax: +62 21 640 8446

E-mail: secretariat@uclg-aspac.org

Web site: http://www.uclg-aspac.org


UCLG-Euroasia (Euro-Asian Regional Section)

Secretary General: Rassikh Sagitov

Address: c/o Kazan City Administration 5 Kremljevskaya str 420014 Kazan, Russian Federation

Tel/Fax: +7 843 292 09 34

E-mail: uclg_euroasia@yahoo.com

Web site:www.euroasia-uclg.ru


Council of European Municipalities and Regions (CEMR)

Secretary General: Frédéric Vallier

Address: 1 Square de Meeûs B-1000 Brussels, Belgium

Tel: +32 2 5117477

Fax: +32 2 5110949

E-mail: cemr@ccre.org

Web site:www.ccre.org


Federación Latinoamericana de Ciudades, Municipios y Asociaciones (FLACMA)

Secretary General: Guillermo Tapia Nicola

Address: Agustín Guerrero 219 y José María Ayora Quito, Ecuador

Tel: +593 2 246 9365

Fax +593 2 243 5205

E-mail: flacma@flacma.org

Web site:www.flacma.org


UCLG-MEWA (Middle East & West Asia)

Secretary General: Mehmet Duman

Address: Sultanahmet, Yerebatan Cad 2, İstanbul 34410, Türkiye

Tel: +90 212 511 10 10

Fax: +90 212 513 44 87

E-mail: info@uclg-mewa.org

Web site:www.uclg-mewa.org


UCLG-North America

Secretary General: Don Borut

Address: c/o National League of Cities 1301 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20004, USA

Tel: +1 202 626 3000

Fax: +1 202 626 3043

Web Site: http://www.nlc.org



Secretary General: Alain Le Saux

Address: Carrer Avinyó, 15 08002 Barcelona, Spain

Tel: +34 933 429 460

Fax: +34 933 429 466

E-mail: metropolis@metropolis.org

Web site:www.metropolis.org



President: Paúl Carrasco

Address: Bolívar 4-30 Casilla postal 4954 Cuenca Ecuador 

Tel: +593 7 284 2294 

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Web Site: ww.regionsunies-fogar.org


 UCLG-MEWA Executive Bureau and the Committee on Culture and Tourism Convene in Izmir

As per the Article 35 of UCLG-MEWA Constitution and the Article 9 of UCLG-MEWA Bylaws, UCLG-MEWA Executive Bureau is convened twice a year. Therefore, the first meeting of the renewed Executive Bureau (renewed on 9-10 July in Amman, Jordan) will be held on 6 December 2019 under the auspices of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality.

 Cultural Policies: a vector for migrants’ inclusion in urban context



From 11 to 15 November 2019, the city of Durban, South Africa, will host the UCLG Congress, organized every three years to renew the Presidency of the UCLG World Organization. The UCLG Congress, which will be holding its 6th edition this year, will elect the Presidency for the 2019-2022 period and will discuss the global agendas of the cities with the participation of local and regional government leaders from all around the world.

 International Forum on Local Solutions to Migration and Displacement

International Forum on Local Solutions to Migration and Displacement, currently being co-organized by United Cities and Local Governments Middle East and West Asia section (UCLG-MEWA), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality (Turkey) and World Academy for Local Authorities and Democracy (WALD), will be held in Gaziantep, Turkey from 26 to 27 November 2019.

 Tehran Golden Adobe Global Award 2019

The 4th Edition of Tehran Golden Adobe Global Award will be held on 02 November 2019 coinciding with the commemoration ceremony of World Cities Day by Municipality of Tehran with the rich presence of the honorable mayors, city leaders, local and urban officials and representatives of diplomatic corps and international organizations.

 International Idealkent Awards



UCLG-MEWA Congress was held on 9-10 July 2019 under the auspices of Greater Amman Municipality. In addition to the governing bodies of the Organization for the 2019-2022 Period, Presidencies of the UCLG-MEWA Committees were determined as well.

 4th UCLG Culture Summit 2021: Call for candidacies

Since the founding Congress of Paris, culture has been at the heart of UCLG’s policy agenda