VISIT TO BAKHTIAR ASSADZADEH, CONSUL GENERAL OF THE ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN IN ISTANBUL

United Cities and Local Governments the Middle East and West Asia Section (UCLG-MEWA) continues to be in close cooperation with the diplomatic missions to develop relationships between the local governments in the Middle East and West Asia Region.

Within this context, UCLG-MEWA Secretary General Mehmet Duman and his delegation paid a visit to Mr. Bakhtiar Assadzadeh, Consul General of the Islamic Republic of Iran, in his office at the Consulate General in Istanbul on 16 October 2019.

During his visit, Secretary General Duman briefed the Consul General on the details related to the Presidency Meetings of UCLG-MEWA and UCLG-MEWA Committee on Smart Cities and Urban Mobility which will be held in Tehran, Iran. In addition to that, Secretary General Duman briefly informed the Consul General Assadzadeh about UCLG-MEWA, its administrative structure, committees and goals.

The need for the active involvement of Iranian Municipalities in UCLG-MEWA’s activities to make their voices heard on the international arena was also emphasized during the meeting.

The visit ended with Secretary General Duman informing the Consul General about the recent activities of UCLG-MEWA and presenting him the publications issued by UCLG-MEWA.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

 UCLG-MEWA LOCAL GOVERNMENT TALKS HOST NICOLA KHAMIS

On Wednesday, 23 September 2020, at 14.00 (GMT+3).

  UCLG-MEWA LOCAL GOVERNMENT TALKS HOST ATTY. EMİN CANACANKATAN, WALD EXECUTIVE BUREAU MEMBER

On Thursday, 10 September 2020, at 15.00 (GMT+3).

 UCLG-MEWA LOCAL GOVERNMENT TALKS HOST ATTY. ŞEYMA DÖĞÜCÜ, MAYOR OF SANCAKTEPE

On Tuesday, 08 August 2020, at 14.00 (GMT+3).

 UCLG-MEWA LOCAL GOVERNMENT TALKS HOST HE DR. YOUSEF AL SHAWARBEH

On Thursday, 03 September 2020, at 14.00 (GMT+3)

 UCLG-MEWA LOCAL GOVERNMENT TALKS HOST TAYSEER ABU SNEINEH, MAYOR OF AL KHALIL

On Thursday, 27 August 2020, at 10.00 (GMT+3).

 UCLG-MEWA LOCAL GOVERNMENT TALKS HOST DR. IRAJ SHAHIN BAHER, MAYOR OF TABRIZ

On Tuesday, 25 August 2020, at 15.00 (GMT+3).

 UCLG-MEWA LOCAL GOVERNMENT TALKS HOST YÜCEL YILMAZ, MAYOR OF BALIKESİR AND UCLG-MEWA CO-PRESIDENT

On Tuesday, 18 August 2020, at 15.00 (GMT+3).

 UCLG-MEWA LOCAL GOVERNMENT TALKS HOST ÜLGÜR GÖKHAN, MAYOR OF ÇANAKKALE

On Wednesday, 12 August 2020, at 15.00 (GMT+3).

 SOLIDARITY MESSAGE FOR LEBANON

The Presidency and members of UCLG-MEWA express their deep sadness over the recent tragic news about the devastating blast in the Port of Beirut on August 4, 2020, which caused immense material damage in the city, as well as loss of many lives.

 UCLG-MEWA LOCAL GOVERNMENT TALKS HOST THE UNION OF CITIZENS’ ASSEMBLIES

On 28 July 2020, Tuesday at 15.00 (GMT+3)

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