UCLG-MEWA Urban Mobility Şanlıurfa Summit, UCLG-MEWA Executive Bureau and Council Joint Meeting and the 6th Meeting of UCLG-MEWA Committee on Urban Mobility took place on 20-22 November 2018, in Şanlıurfa, Turkey, with the motto “Let’s move in a smart way!”

The event gathered representatives of local governments, private sector, international organizations and academics which presented their experiences, expertise and projects in the area of urban mobility; it was also an opportunity for the participants to develop synergies in order to start new partnerships in the field of urban mobility.

During the thematic sessions of the Summit that took place on 21 November 2018, experts shared their experiences on Smart Transportation; Transportation Financing, Governance and Operating; Eco-Friendly Transportation; and Good Practices of Transportation in the cities of the Middle East.

During the 6th Meeting of UCLG-MEWA Committee on Urban Mobility, the committee members reviewed the report of activities, adopted the program of activities, reviewed the membership, and made a proposal for the call of the host city of the next meeting. In the end of the meeting, experts from IETT also presented the outputs of the PTE-Index Project.

In the Summit, it was agreed that the Committee on Urban Mobility should work together with the UCLG-MEWA Committee on Smart Cities to realize more effective results. After this review was made during the UCLG-MEWA Executive Bureau and Council Joint Meeting held on 20 November 2018, it is planned to discuss and decide this topic on the UCLG-MEWA General Assembly to be held in 2019.

This event had, as a platform, a role in supporting local governments to improve

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