Fire Fighting Management: Reaping the Result, Expanding the Reach

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..

Singkawang: Towards a Better City

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..

SDG Localization Survey (HLPF 2019)

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..

PM of Nepal Committed to Work on Faecal Sludge Management, What About You?

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..

Solutions for More Enhanced Transport System and Better City Development

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..

PFD: Stronger Network towards Realisation of Global Agenda

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..



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