Eurasia Regional Section of the World organization "United Cities and Local Governments"

UCLG Executive Bureau Online Meeting

UCLG Executive Bureau Online Meeting

28-29 May 2020

Zoom online platform

In view of the current situation of the COVID-19 pandemic and following the cancellation of the face-to-face meeting of the UCLG Executive Bureau, scheduled from 28 to 30 May in Rome, the UCLG Presidency proposes to convene a virtual Executive Bureau on the same dates. The City of Rome has expressed their commitment to keep working with us and reiterated their interest in holding a UCLG meeting in the future.

The members of the UCLG Executive Bureau from UCLG-Eurasia are Moscow, Kazan, Izhevsk, Yekaterinburg, Rostov-on-Don, Grozny, Samara, the Sakha Republic (Yakutia), Turkestan (Kazakhstan), Khujand (Tajikistan), Osh (Kyrgyzstan).

The background documents of the Executive Bureau, for discussion among members, will be available on the UCLGMeets platform as from 22nd May. This platform will not only allow to share the working documents for our meetings but will also provide a space for online discussions and comments on documents. Members will be provided with step by step instructions on how to register, create their profiles and take part in the consultations then.

Program and agenda

28 May: Dialogue between Mayors and Ministers to strengthen coordination on the Paris Agreement, co-organized with UNDP, UNEP, UN-Habitat and GCoM

12:00-14:00* – Focus on multi-level governance: how central and local governments coordinate their climate action

13:00-14:00 – Regional and local determined contributions and their integration within the nationally determined contributions

15:00-16:30 – Building a new normal: the COVID crisis and the opportunity to rethink climate action through a Green recovery

16:30-17:00 – Institutional closing

29 May: Formal Session of the Executive Bureau

14:30-15:00 – Official Opening

15:00-16:00 – UCLG Consultation on UN75

16:15-18:00 – Business Session of the Executive Bureau on the UCLG strategy in the Post COVID Era




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