The categories of membership are delineated in the following articles of the UCLG-MEWA Constitution:


MEMBERSHIP

Article 6                                Categories of membership

In parallel with the World Organization, UCLG-MEWA consists of the following categories of members:

  1. Local government members;
  2. Sub-regional sections;
  3. International organization members;
  4. Associate members;
  5. Honorary members.


Article 7                                Local government members

Local government membership of UCLG-MEWA shall be open to:

  1. Individual cities and local governments;
  2. Local governments as Institutional/Program members, in addition to regular/individual membership, in order to provide multi-faceted capacity development support to individual members who would like to take part in programs or projects implemented by UCLG-MEWA.
  3. National/regional associations of local government.


Article 8                                Sub-regional sections

Sub-regional sections of UCLG-MEWA, recognised in accordance with the provisions of this constitution, are members as of right.


Article 9                                International organization members

International organization membership of UCLG-MEWA shall be open to international local government organizations which represent specific categories of local governments, and/or whose purposes relate to specific sectoral or thematic issues.


Article 10              Associate members

Associate membership of UCLG-MEWA shall be open to organizations which, though not themselves local government organizations, are strongly concerned with or involved in local government matters.


Article 11              Honorary members

Honorary membership may be granted to individuals or institutions who have rendered distinguished service to UCLG-MEWA or to the cause of democratic local government. Nominations for Honorary membership shall be made by the UCLG-MEWA Executive Bureau and approved by the UCLG-MEWA Council.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

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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

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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.

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