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

 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!

 EXECUTIVE BUREAU IN STRASBOURG: REPORT ON KEY DECISIONS

Following the UCLG Executive Bureau held in Strasbourg, France, on 23-25 May 2018, we are pleased to enclose the Report on Key Decisions.

 UCLG Committee on Culture OBS: a global website on culture, cities and SDGs

Our network has accumulated fifteen years of specific practices and experiences. We have carried out a work of capitalization of these experiences and we are happy to announce that the Committee on Culture of UCLG recently launched a new website on “culture, cities and SDGs”, with good practices on culture and sustainable local development. The observatory, also called “OBS”, is a unique practical website in the world, it includes more than 120 good practices available in the 3 languages of UCLG (English, French and Spanish) that describe cultural projects, programmes and policies coming from cities and local governments from across the world.

 World Refugee Day Joint Event

On World Refugee Day, celebrated every year on June 20th since 2001, we commemorate and honor the people around the world, who had to flee their homes and to escape cruelty, due to violence and oppression they faced. Picking a different theme for each year, United Nations has set the theme of this year as "WithRefugees."

 MECHELEN DECLARATION ON CITIES AND MIGRATION

 UCLG WORLD FORUM ON INTERMEDIARY CITIES (I-CITIES), 5-7 JULY 2018, CHEFCHAOUEN-MOROCCO

UCLG World Forum on Intermediary Cities will take place on 5-7 July 2018, in Chefchaouen, Morocco, where participants will discuss many thematic areas such as global environmental agendas, citizens’ participation, local development strategies, providing a fair regional order, and prosperity culture in i-cities.

 UCLG-MEWA’S CALL FOR ACTION IN PALESTINE

“Jerusalem is More Than A City”

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