UCLG-MEWA COMMITTEES AND PRESIDENCY

Distinguished Members;

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.

Until the aforementioned date, Committees were operating under 9 headings. At the UCLG-MEWA Executive Bureau and Council Joint Meeting held under the auspices of Şanlıurfa Metropolitan Municipality in 2018, a recommendation was taken to merge certain committees. At the UCLG-MEWA Congress held in Amman on 9-10 July 2019, the recommendation taken in Şanlıurfa for the merge of the Committees was approved and finalized. Within this context; Committee on Smart Cities and Committee on Urban Mobility was renamed as “Committee on Smarts Cities and Urban Mobility”, Committee on Development Cooperation and Committee on City Diplomacy was renamed as “Committee on City Diplomacy and Local Governance”, Committee on Culture and Committee on Tourism was renamed as “Committee on Culture and Tourism”. The Committees on Environment, Social Inclusion and Gender Equality will continue to operate under their current names.  In line with the decision taken at the Congress, the following members were elected to the Committee Presidencies:

Committee on Smart Cities and Urban Mobility

No

Municipality/Organization

Country

Position

1

Ramallah Municipality

Palestine

President

2

Greater Amman Municipality

Jordan

Co-President

3

Şanlıurfa Metropolitan Municipality

Turkey

Co-President

4

Nablus Municipality

Palestine

Co-President

5

Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality

Turkey

Co-President

6

Asira El Shamalia Municipality

Palestine

Co-President

7

Tabriz Municipality

Iran

Co-President

 

Committee on Environment

No

Municipality/Organization

Country

Position

1

Balıkesir Metropolitan Municipality

Turkey

President

2

Ramallah Municipality

Palestine

Co-President

3

Güzelyurt Municipality

Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus

Co-President

4

Şanlıurfa Metropolitan Municipality

Turkey

Co-President

5

Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality

Turkey

Co-President

6

Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality

Turkey

Co-President

7

Tabriz Municipality

Iran

Co-President

Committee on City Diplomacy and Local Governance

No

Municipality/Organization

Country

Position

1

Union of Municipalities of Turkey

Turkey

President

2

Ankara Metropolitan Municipality

Turkey

Co-President

3

Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality

Turkey

Co-President

4

İzmir Metropolitan Municipality

Turkey

Co-President

5

APLA-Association of Palestinian Local Authorities

Palestine

Co-President

6

Asira Elshamalia Municipality

Palestine

Co-President

Committee on Culture and Tourism

No

Municipality/Organization

Country

Position

1

Girne Municipality

Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus

President

2

Balıkesir Metropolitan Municipality

Turkey

Co-President

3

Nevşehir Municipality

Turkey

Co-President

4

Silivri Municipality

Turkey

Co-President

5

Şanlıurfa Metropolitan Municipality

Turkey

Co-President

6

Tabriz Municipality

Iran

Co-President

7

Beit Jala Municipality

Palestine

Co-President

Committee on Social Inclusion

No

Municipality/Organization

Country

Position

1

Mersin Metropolitan Municipality

Turkey

President

2

Şanlıurfa Metropolitan Municipality

Turkey

Co-President

3

Beylikdüzü Municipality

Turkey

Co-President

4

Saida Municipality

Lebanon

Co-President

5

Greater Irbid Municipality

Jordan

Co-President

 

Committee on Gender Equality

No

Municipality/Organization

Country

Position

1

Beylikdüzü Municipality

Turkey

President

2

Balıkesir Metropolitan Municipality

Turkey

Co-President

3

Beyarmudu Municipality

Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus

Co-President

4

Ankara Metropolitan Municipality

Turkey

Co-President

5

Beit Jala Municipality

Palestine

Co-President


Kind regards,
UCLG-MEWA General Secretariat

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