UCLG-MEWA CONGRESS

http://congress.uclg-mewa.org/

Pursuant to Article 35 of the UCLG-MEWA Constitution and Article 7 of UCLG-MEWA Bylaws, the UCLG-MEWA Congress convenes in the same year in parallel with the UCLG World Congress. In the Congress to be held in Amman, Jordan, on 9-10 July 2019, UCLG-MEWA will hold elections to determine its governing bodies and Presidency for the period 2019-2022.

The governing bodies that UCLG-MEWA members can be candidates for are indicated below:

  • UCLG-MEWA Presidency (1 President)
  • UCLG-MEWA Co-Presidency (5 Co-Presidents)
  • UCLG-MEWA Supervisory Board / Financial Management Committee
  • UCLG-MEWA President of the Supervisory Board/Treasurer  (1 President/Treasurer)
  • UCLG-MEWA Supervisory Board/Members of the Financial Management Committee - (4 members)
  • UCLG-MEWA Ombudsman ( 1 Ombudsman)
  • UCLG-MEWA Executive Bureau Membership (33 Executive Bureau Members)
  • UCLG-MEWA Council Membership (99 Council Members)
  • UCLG World Organization Executive Bureau Membership (12 Executive Bureau Members)
  • UCLG World Organization Council Membership (35 Council Members)

In addition to this, UCLG-MEWA will also determine the Presidency for its Committees indicated below

  • Committee on Smart Cities and Urban Mobility
  • Committee on Environment  
  • Committee on Local Governance and City Diplomacy
  • Committee on Culture and Tourism
  • Committee on Gender Equality
  • Committee on Social Inclusion

Detailed Information about the Congress and the candidacy process can be accessed through the UCLG-MEWA Constitution in the organization’s website.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

 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

 PRESIDENCY OF UCLG-MEWA COMMITTEE ON CULTURE AND TOURISM TO GATHER IN KYRENIA

 6TH UCLG CONGRESS WILL GATHER IN DURBAN

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

 URBAN ECONOMY FORUM 29-30 OCTOBER 2019 TORONTO, CANADA

 UCLG-MEWA COMMITTEES AND PRESIDENCY

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

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