UCLG-MEWA Committee on Local Governance, in partnership with Zeytinburnu Municipality, Zeytinburnu City Council and Union of City Councils of Turkey, will hold a workshop on October 27-28, 2016, to examine the City Councils within the Context of Local Governance.
As part of the workshop, UCLG-MEWA staff, and officials from Zeytinburnu City Council and Union of City Councils of Turkey convened on August 4, 2016. The content and program were reviewed during the preliminary meeting that was held in the aforesaid date.
Within the context of the problems to be discussed and presentations to be made by working groups; the workshop, planned to be held on October 27-28, 2016, aims to provide an insight into issues that have never been tackled in the city councils before.
The workshop will include an analysis of the working and profile of city councils within the context of local governance, an evaluation on the working principles, practices and limitations of city councils working with local governments, and lastly, an analysis of the roles played by city councils in terms of the localization of Sustainable Development Goals.