UCLG-MEWA FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE MEETING & UCLG-MEWA EXECUTIVE BUREAU MEETING

UCLG-MEWA Executive Bureau Meeting took place on 27 April 2018, in Balıkesir, Turkey, under the auspices of Karesi Municipality.  Hosting many participants from the countries of MEWA region, the meeting became the kick-off point for UCLG-MEWA's strategic plan for the 2018-2020 period.

Before the Executive Bureau Meeting, UCLG-MEWA Financial Management Committee gathered on 20 April 2018, under the auspices of Gebze Municipality, UCLG-MEWA Treasurer, to finalize the  financial report of 2017, and to evaluate the financial report for the first quarter of 2018.

Joint Meeting of Executive Bureau and Council to be in Ankara, in September 2018

After the opening session, UCLG-MEWA Executive Bureau Meeting was held in line with the agenda specified.

Mehmet Duman, UCLG-MEWA Secretary General, made a brief presentation of the Report of Activities, on the activities and various other developments initiated by its committees and working groups, within the period 18 October 2017 - 31 March 2018. UCLG-MEWA Annual Program of Activities for 2018 and Draft UCLG-MEWA 2018-2020 Strategic Plan were presented by Salim Korkmaz, UCLG-MEWA General Coordinator.  Presented draft plan was adopted unanimously, which set the institutional roadmap for the next two years. 

Additionally, UCLG-MEWA Executive Bureau has been determined Ankara Metropolitan Municipality as host of the UCLG-MEWA Executive Bureau and Council Joint Meeting, to be held in September 2018.

45 New Members Welcomed to UCLG-MEWA Family

UCLG-MEWA Executive Bureau also reviewed new membership requests, during the meeting. Within this framework, the membership requests of 45 local governments in Jordan, Djibouti, Palestine, Lebanon, Syria and Turkey were approved. After the passivization of the membership of three local governments, the meeting was concluded with a review of the opinions and recommendations of the members of Executive Bureau. 

Following the UCLG-MEWA Executive Bureau Meeting, III. Administrative Meeting of UCLG-MEWA Committee on Gender Equality was held.


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ANNOUNCEMENTS

 UCLG Annual Retreat 2019 & Meeting of UCLG Committee on Statutory Affairs

2019 edition of UCLG Annual Retreat will take place on 11-15 February 2019, in Barcelona, Spain.

 Local Economic Development in Host Communities Workshop

“Ev Sahibi Topluluklarda Yerel Ekonomik Kalkınma” başlıklı, Ev Sahibi Belediyeler öğrenme ağı toplantısı, Alman Uluslararası İşbirliği Kurumu (GIZ), Gaziantep Büyükşehir Belediyesi, Dünya Bankası Grubu’nun ortaklığında, Dünya Bankası Güney-Güney Programı, Birleşmiş Kentler ve Yerel Yönetimler Orta Doğu ve Batı Asya Bölge Teşkilatı (UCLG-MEWA), CIHEAM Bari ve Uluslararası Çalışma Örgütü (ILO)’nün desteğiyle Akdeniz Entegrasyon Merkezi tarafından 19-22 Kasım 2018 tarihleri arasında Gaziantep'de düzenlenecektir.

 The 5th Asian Mayors Forum General Assembly "Smart, Resilient and livable Asian Cities"

The 5th Asian Mayors Forum General Assembly "Smart, Resilient and livable Asian Cities" 29 November - 2 December 2018 Gaziantep, Turkey

 UCLG-MEWA EXECUTIVE BUREAU AND COUNCIL JOINT MEETING & UCLG-MEWA URBAN MOBILITY ŞANLIURFA SUMMIT

United Cities and Local Governments Middle East and West Asia Section (UCLG-MEWA) Executive Bureau and Council Joint Meeting and UCLG-MEWA Urban Mobility Şanlıurfa Summit will be held on 20-22 November 2018, under the auspices of Şanlıurfa Metropolitan Municipality.

 RELATION OF SUSTAINABILITY – EDUCATION AND WAQFS

23 Ekim 2018 Salı günü saat 15.00’da UCLG-MEWA Genel Sekreterliği’nde gerçekleştireceğimiz söyleşimize sizleri de bekliyoruz.

 2018 UCLG World Council: Program and Agendas

As you know, the World Council will take place from 5 to 8 November in Madrid, back-to-back with the second edition of the World Forum on Urban Violence and Education for Coexistence and Peace, at the kind invitation of Mayor Manuela Carmena.

 Save the date: UCLG-MEWA Urban Mobility Şanlıurfa Summit, 20-22 November 2018, Şanlıurfa, Turkey

As an activity of the UCLG-MEWA Committee on Urban Mobility, “UCLG-MEWA Urban Mobility Şanlıurfa Summit” will be organized on 20-22 November 2018, under the auspices of Şanlıurfa Metropolitan Municipality, Turkey.

 Kartepe Summit 2018: “Migration, Refugees and Humanity”

After its first edition on "July 15th and Coups D'etat," the second edition of Kartepe Summit will be held with the theme "Migration, Refugees and Humanity", in Kartepe, Kocaeli, Turkey on 26-28 October 2018.

 III. MEETING OF THE UCLG-MEWA COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENT

The 3rd Meeting of the UCLG-MEWA Committee on Environment will take place on 7-8 August 2018, under the auspices of Selçuklu (Konya) Municipality.

 GREEN SPACE SUSTAINABILITY IN METROPOLISES

UCLG-MEWA is organizing Local Government Talks on the axis of Sustainable Development Goals since 2017. The Talks are continuing this month by hosting Mr. İsmail Gülal, Member of the Advisory Board of Istanbul Tulip Foundation!

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