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



Award for “Best Practice in Citizen Participation”

The International Observatory on Participatory Democracy (IOPD) invites local and regional governments to apply for the Best Practice in Citizen Parti...

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The first prize in the history of the UN name after N.Mandely was awarded

Первым в истории получателем Премии Организации Объединенных Наций имени Нельсона Ролихлахлы Манделы стал Хорхе Сампайо Фернандо Бранко и доктор Хелен...

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Localizing the Decent Work Agenda: The Role of Local Authorities

Interview with Sara Hoefpch de Duque, Programme Manager at United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) In this interview, Sara Hoefpch de Duque, Progr...

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Interview with Kadir Topbas, the Mayor of Istanbul and President of UCLG

Interview with Kadir Topbas, the Mayor of Istanbul and President of the United Cities and Local Governments Coping with a burgeoning urban populatio...

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Global Compact Mayors

On September 23, 2014, the Compact of Mayors was launched at the UN Secretary General’s Climate Summit in New York City by the C40 Cities Cl...

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Meeting of the Middle East section of UCLG in Adana

В Адане 19 декабря 2014 года по любезному приглашению столичной мэрии Адана и при участии Союза муниципалитетов Турции состоялось заседание Исполнител...

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Metropolis World Congress 2014

The 11th Metropolis World Congress of Metropolitan Section of UCLG was held on 6-10 October in Hyderabad (India). 130 cities in 50 countries were repr...

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World Habitat Day 2014: voices from slums

October 6, 2014 was World Habitat Day. This day is held by the United Nations to attract attention to the problem of homeless people and fight against...

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First PrepCom of Habitat III

A delegation of local and regional leaders of the Global Taskforce,  facilitated by UCLG, which included over 40 elected repr...

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The 6th World Regional Governments Summit

The 6th World Regional Governments Summit, which took place in Cartagena de las Indias, Colombia, within the framework of the General Assembly of the ...

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Vacancy in the UCLG Presidency

Dear Members, Due to the local elections that took place in Ecuador, there is a vacancy in the UCLG Presidency. The Executive Bureau in Liverpool agr...

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Anne Hidalgo elected as Paris's first female mayor

Miss Hidalgo claimed 54.5 per cent of second round votes in the capital, comfortably beating her centre-Right rival, former government minister Nathal...

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Local governments in Tunisia’s new Constitution

The National Constituent Assembly of Tunisia adopted a new Constitution on 26 January, taking another step towards real democracy and recognizing the ...

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The UN will celebrate the 58th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) from 10 to 21 March 2014 in New York

The United Nations will celebrate the 58th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) from 10 to 21 March 2014 in New York....

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nterview: 3 questions with Kadir Topbaş, Mayor of Istanbul and President of UCLG

1. What are your expectations for the Rabat 2013 World Summit? For us, 1996 (Habitat II in Istanbul) was an important milestone. This event marked th...

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Global Conference of Local Elected Women held in Paris

Gathering over 400 participants from 60 different countries, the Global Conference of Local Elected Women took place in Paris on 31-1 February. ...

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Iñaki Azkuna, Mayor of Bilbao, has been awarded the 2012 World Mayor Prize

It has been said that Bilbao’s transformation from a declining industrial city in Spain’s northern Basque Province to an international centre for tour...

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Kadir Topbash calls for provision of humanitarian aid for people of Syria

Mayor of Istanbul and President of UCLG Kadir Topbash asked the members and partners of the organization to be aware of tragic spiral of violence that...

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More than 250 billion dollars a year needed to provide basic services in the cities of the world

The Committee on Decentralization and Local Self-Government, chaired by Barcelona, and the UCLG World Secretariat organized a session at the World Urb...

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Rethinking Cities: Framing the Future

6th Urban Research and Knowledge Symposium 2012 Rethinking Cities: Framing the Future Barcelona, Spain | October 8-10, 2012 Leading urban researche...

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