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

Interview

03.11.2015

Интервью акима города Астаны А.Р. Джаксыбекова

— Астана – одна из самых молодых и динамично развивающихся столиц мира. Какие конкретные шаги предпринимаются акиматом по повышению имиджа Астаны. На Ваш взгляд, какую роль в становлении имиджа играет развитие международных отношений и участие в деятельности международных организаций? — Действит...

03.11.2015

Emeritus Mayor Peter Woods, Order of Australia Medal awarded

Peter Woods was born in New Zealand before travelling to Australia where he has lived for over 43years. He has dual citizenship. A teacher, academic, public administrator and industrial advocate with degrees in Sociology and Education, he was an elected Councilor and Mayor for over 26 years. He h...

03.11.2015

Interview with Eugeny Shulepov, the Mayor of Vologda

— Mr Shulepov, please tell us a little about Vologda. — Vologda is an ancient Russian city. This year we have celebrated its 868 years anniversary. It is the same age as Moscow. City is historic, but also dynamic. Vologda is an administrative, industrial and cultural center of one of the largest...

16.06.2015

Localizing the Decent Work Agenda: The Role of Local Authorities

Interview with Sara Hoeflich de Duque, Programme Manager at United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) In this interview, Sara Hoeflich de Duque, Programme Manager at United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) provides an in-depth analysis of the role of local authorities in promoting the Decent...

06.06.2015

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

Coping with a burgeoning urban population by 2030 In 2007, the share of the world’s population living in urban areas surpassed 50 %. By 2030, approximately 80 % of the developing world’s population will live in cities. What can be done now to ensure that these cities can cope with such growth su...

12.09.2012

Ilsur MEtshin:"Sharing best practices is the most important condition for the development of cities"

— Mr. Ilsur Metshin, you are the President of the Eurasian section of UCLG, Co-President of World Organization of UCLG and the President of the Eurasian section of the Organization of World Heritage Cities. In your opinion, what are the benefits o...

12.09.2012

The opinion of the Mayor of Kirov Vladimir Bykov on transport of the future

— Mr. Vladimir Bykov, what is the transport of future in your opinion? — If we talk about the transport of the city of Kirov, which is not a million-city, the transport of future for us is undoubtedly the nonpolluting one. That would be trolley buses and electric trains. The priority in develop...

12.09.2012

The opinion of the Mayor of N.Novgorod Oleg Kondrashov on transport of the future

— Mr. Oleg Kondrashov, what do you think is the transport of future and what are the prospects of its development in Nizhny Novgorod? — Currently the most future-oriented urban transport is electric transport. It is of particular importance for city because&nbs...

12.09.2012

The opinion of Acting Mayor of the city of Krasnoyarsk Edkham S.Akbulatov on transport of the future

Mr. Edkham Akbulatov, what do you think is the transport of future? For any metropolitan city the question of transport service is one of the most important ones. In terms of urban development, construction of new districts, population growth, increase in ...

14.10.2011

Interview of Dr. Kadir TOPBAŞ, the President of UCLG and the Mayor of Istanbul

— Dear Dr. Topbaş, what goals and tasks do you set for your UCLG presidency term? What will the Organization be like at the end of your term? As I have pointed out during my candidacy, I consider the UCLG Presidency as a “relay-race” for serving the cities, metropolises, regional and local gover...

14.10.2011

Interview to the Secretary General of UCLG, Joseph Roig

— Mr. Joseph , you were recently elected UCLG Secretary General. What does it mean to you? — I have worked with cities during many years. In the era of urbanization I experience it as a great challenge to work in the development of United Cities and Local Governments. It is further a great honor...