UCLG ASPAC e-Newsletter banner February 2016

Previewing a Glimpse of Guangzhou Future: A Meeting with Mayor Wen Guohui

UCLG ASPAC MoU with Taipei City Government
ELECTED in early year of 2016, Mayor Wen Guohui has vision of where he would like to lead Guangzhou to. In her short visit to Guangzhou, Dr. Bernadia Irawati Tjandradewi, Secretary General of UCLG ASPAC had an opportunity not only to meet but also explore further about the Mayor’s long-term plan to the city, its governance as well as management. Read more


Launched Today!
Website New Look

Developing Public Space to Serve Local Community


IT is widely acknowledged that achieving sustainable development goals will take gradual process. Therefore, it is important to monitor development to ensure all members participating grow together on the same ground. The third session of Asia Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development, held in Bangkok on 3-5 April 2016 accommodated this review session. It not only produced fruitful dialogue of member states, but also major achievements as well as recommendations. Read more.


Urban Innovation Forum:
Welcoming Guangzhou Award

GUANGZHOU Library has once again witnessed enthusiastic people meeting to learn to each other, exchanged ideas and inspiration in effort to create innovations for the city. It was on April 17, 2016 that Urban Innovation Forum was held for the third time in Guangzhou, a series of event held in welcoming a global award to recognize cities’ innovations. Dr. Bernadia Irawati Tjandradewi was invited as keynote speaker in this event, discussing roles of UCLG ASPAC and exchange ideas with audience.
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Sidoarjo Visit:
Encouraging Cooperation
Resulting in Growth

WITH its proximity to Surabaya which is mentioned as the second metropolitan city after Jakarta, Sidoarjo, a regency located in East Java, gets its own benefits. Adjoining with Surabaya municipality, Gresik regency, Pasuruan regency as well as Mojokerto regency, Sidorajo is always crowded by people transporting to and from these regions. Recognizing the potentials along with factors including developing enterprises, local government of Sidoarjo regency is now on the move to develop their region. Read more

Jeollabuk-do: Sneak Peek of the Paradise


WE list every reason why you would not want to miss coming to this beautiful land. From thousands of reasons, we pick only the best to accompany your visit in Jeollabuk-do, be it for executive meeting, fun or business matters.

The world’s longest man-made seawall stretching 33km, Saemangeum is predicted to be the most exciting business opportunities in Korea in the near future. The Saemanguem Development Project aims to become an economic hub of Northeast Asia and the shining jewel of the global business community, housing powerful tourism and industrial engines on a vast plot of land. Strategically located at the center of the Yellow Sea Rim and Korea’s Western Seacoast Industrial Belt, the project is expected to offer Korean businesses an effective and convenient route to China, Japan, and many Eurasian markets. Take a look here.



Welcome Onboard:
New Staffs!


UCLG ASPAC is pleased to inform that two other new staffs have joined our organization: Angga Ariestya as Information and Communication Officer and Achmad Firas Khudi as Member Services Officer.

We officially welcome Angga and Firas at the Secretariat. Can't wait to see their valuable actions to the organization!

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New Publications:
AMF and Annual Report 2015

UCLG ASPAC has released 2 new publications! ASEAN Mayors Forum 2015 and Annual Report 2015. 

Find out publication of our big event and summary of what we have been going through 2015!

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  • 8 – 10 June 2016 | Seoul, South Korea | International Forum on Urban Policy for SDG Site
  • 8 - 10 June 2016 | Bangkok, Thailand|International Conference of the Coalition | Site
  • 16 - 17 June 2016 | Florence, Italy | High Level Forum on Implementing the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction at Local LevelSite
  • 6-8 July 2016 | Bonn, Germany | Resilient Cities 2016 - 7th Annual Global Forum on Urban Resilience and AdaptationSite
  • 12 July 2016 | New York, US| World City Summit, "Cities as Agents of Migrants' IntegrationSite
  • 11-20 July 2016 | New York, US | High Level Political Forum 2016 on Sustainable Development Site
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