Air pollution and greenhouse gas are labeled as the “slow killers,” with the former being the number four cause of children’s death (respiratory-related health problems) and the latter being produced by vehicles (as high as 30%). Read More..
Gorontalo City is one of the oldest cities in Celebes Island. As the capital city of Gorontalo Province, this city of 73,09 km2 has its own dynamic. Having population of 206,454 people (2018), Gorontalo city has put emphasis on the improvement of health sector. Read More..
THE global agenda has brought up to the surface profound aspiration of respective cities in the world for sustainable development. For cities in Asia-Pacific, the disaster-prone region, city’s resilience has become the priority among many others; as once resilience enhanced, cities could better plan and pursue sustainable development. Read More..
ONE of determining factors to realise gender equality in local governance is the enabling environment that allows women to take leadership positions and implement her vision and mission afterwards. Singkawang, a city in West Kalimantan province of Indonesia, has applied this principle and is currently on the way to reap the fruits. Read More..
Local actions are indispensable in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).. As part of our preparation for the upcoming UN High-Level Political Forum (HLPF), we are conducting a global survey to collect critical inputs from local governments (LGs) and Local Government Associations (LGAs) from countries around the world including in the Asia-Pacific region Read More..
13 March 2019 | KATHMANDU, Nepal – Nepal’s Prime Minister, K. P. Sharma Oli, on (Thursday), has expressed his support to current UCLG ASPAC’s works on faecal sludge management by signing the plaque in a public event in Nepal marking the 26th Establishment Day of UCLG ASPAC’s implementing partner Municipal Association of Nepal (MuAN) under the project “Municipalities Network Advocacy in Sanitation in South Asia”. Read More..
16-18 March 2019 I Islamabad, Pakistan – UCLG ASPAC and partner institutions in Pakistan are gearing up the preparatory work for a flagship initiative that will significantly accelerate the localisation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the country. Read More..
27 – 29 March 2019 | BANGKOK, Thailand – UCLG ASPAC strengthened the representation of local governments in the recently concluded 6th Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD) during 27-29 March 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand. Read More..
20 – 22 March 2019 | JAKARTA, Indonesia – South East Asia region has seen tremendous population increase. This, in the last two decades, has raised the number of private vehicle ownership, which has eventually contributed to air pollution, traffic congestion and road accidents which are the major concerns for sustainable urban development. Read More..
13 – 15 March 2019 | BRUSSLES, BelgiumThe realisation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has long become the priority of European Union (EU). Through Policy Forum on Development (PFD) meeting, a platform for civil society, local authorities, private sectors, and European Institutions, conducted from 13 to 15 March 2019 in Brussels (Belgium)… Read More..