UCLG Executive Bureau Meeting: Amplifying Leaders' Voice for SDGs ad NUA Implementation

UCLG, the world secretariat of UCLG ASPAC, once again amplified the importance of sustainable development and New Urban Agenda Implementation to its member cities through its Executive Bureau Meeting 2018, taking theme “Inclusive and Safe Cities: Key for Sustainable Development”. Held in Strasbourg (France) from 23 to 26 of May 2018, this assembly was especially paramount as this is the first time for the event to be jointly organised by UN-Habitat, in which dialogue between Ministers and Mayors was made possible. Discussions and debates emerging in the carefully designed sessions would also be paving the way towards the High Level Political Forum in July 2018.

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Inauguration of Sanitation Advocacy Networking in South Asia Project

THE vision that urban areas will be centre of living place in 2030 has spurred cities to be re-designed. Local governments as key actor of local development are to re-think their city’s planning in order to be able to meet the needs in the slowly approaching future. 

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City Consultation Survey for Global Covenant of Mayors

UCLG ASPAC has been closely collaborating with European Union through International Urban Cooperation Project for Asia region. One of the key component of the project is implementing the Regional Chapter of the Global Covenant of Mayors (GCoM).

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Our Contribution from Local Level to National Level

UCLG ASPAC, in its continuous effort to assist local governments in localising SDGs, believes that getting involved in local and national stakeholders’ action plan is essential in the success of implementing sustainable development. UCLG ASPAC, thus, through LOCALISE SDGs Project, has collaborated with sub-national and national stakeholders in Indonesia to materialise SDGs implementation in the country, through various ways conducted on 15-16 May 2018.

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Building Capacity of Local Governments to Develop Potencies

UCLG ASPAC’s newly established Belt and Road Local Cooperation (BRLC), organised its first e-Commerce Training Workshop from 7 to 9 May 2018 in Hangzhou, the city co-leading the BRLC. The approximately 40 policy makers from 15 different countries, such as Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Finland, and Bolivia were warmly welcomed by Mr. Li Qiangyu, Deputy Secretary General of Hangzhou Municipal Government and Mr. Huang Lei, Senior Director of Alibaba group at the opening ceremony.
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WE are conducting a survey of local authorities' achievements on implementing SFDRR since 2016, based on the Local Authorities' Stakeholder Statement of Action and Commitments at the 2016 AMCDRR. The responses will serve as input to the 2018 AMCDRR to be held on 3-6 July 2018 in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.


South Asian Cities Taking Bigger Steps at Its 4th Summit

THE 4th South Asian Cities Summit was comprised of several sessions attended by urban experts, policy makers and city leaders from the region. The Summit was organised by All India Institute of Local Governments (AIILSG), an active member of UCLG ASPAC, in cooperation with UCLG ASPAC, and with the support of more than 10 partners, including local government associations of Sri Lanka (FSLGA) and Nepal (MuAN), and international organisations such as Cities Alliance and UN Habitat.

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Advancing Women's Leadership, SDGs and NUA Implementation

IT was three days in New Delhi, India – from 4th-6th of May – that was packed with engrossing discussions on how South Asian cities and local governments can work together to achieve a common vision of sustainable urban development. The 4th South Asian Cities Summit had the theme “New Urban Agenda and Localising SDGs,” and the participants were fully engaged to share the region’s perspectives and initiatives of the organisation.

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Jointly Promote Maritime Cooperation to Build Blue Partnership 

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  • 17 - 19 June 2018 | Stuttgart, Germany | 9th International Cities for Mobility Congress
  • 3 - 6 July 2018 | Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia | Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction 2018 (AMCDRR) Site
  • 5 - 7 July 2018 | Chefchaouen, Morocco | 1st World Forum Intermediary Cities Site
  • 14 - 16 August 2018 | Catbalogan, Philippines | 1st International Conference on Poverty Alleviation and Sustainable Development Site
  • 18 August-2 September 2018 | Jakarta-Palembang, Indonesia | The 18th ASIAN Games Site
  • 12-15 September 2018 | Surabaya, Indonesia | The 7th UCLG ASPAC Congress Site
  • 8 October 2018 | Seberang Perai, Malaysia | Seberang Perai International Conference on Ecotourism and Conservation Efforts 2018 Site
  • 5 - 6 November 2018 | Madrid, Spain | UCLG World Council 2018 Site
  • 12 - 18 November 2018 | Sarawak, Malaysia | 10th Clean Air Asia Better Air Quality Conference (BAQ 2018) Site
  • 13-17 May 2019 | Geneva, Switzerland | 6th Session of the Global Platform for the Disaster Risk Reduction (GP2019) Site
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