Gujarat, a state in western India, was struck by an earthquake with magnitude 7.7 on 26 January 2001. It was estimated that more than 13,000 people lost their lives and thousands were injured. It was also reported that over 300,000 buildings collapsed and more than twice that number were severely damaged Read More..
On 12 November 1970, Bangladesh was hit by a major cyclone at the coast belt of the country with wind velocity of 62 m/s, accompanied by a storm surge 6-9 m in height. An estimated 500,000 people were killed and millions were made homeless and severely destitute Read More..
Financing Fisheries for Sustainable Livelihood: Microfinance Scheme – Gampaha and Puttalam (Sri Lanka)
District Gampaha and Puttalam are located near the coastline and lagoon. With its location, livelihood of local people in both districts is closely related with fisheries. Like in other areas, the livelihoods of coastal small-scale fishers are among the most insecure and vulnerable Read More..
Technology Tackling Governance Issues: Electronic Vaccines Intelligence Network (EVIN) – Madhya Pradesh (India)
Local government of Madhya Pradesh (MP), as other local governments in India, faced challenges in implementing widespread vaccines coverage. Low awareness, cultural challenges, and logistical issues (lack of stock visibility, human resources management, poor record keeping of stock and sharing across levels) were major factors Read More..
As the capital of East Java Province in Indonesia, the City of Surabaya has a strategic yet attractive role and location. Such acknowledgement affects how the City should further improve its performance to become a more promising place for its residents. Read More..
Talented, self-reliant and dynamic local artists from Jeju (Republic of Korea) as well as international artists, designers and architects who have interest in public space and work in any art media (photography, installations, drawing, ceramics, video, performance, soundscapes, etc.) are invited to apply Read More..
Since the establishment of BRLC in June, 2017, the Committee has successfully organized a series of activities, such as 1st BRLC Council Meeting, 2017 BMW Next Mobility Youth Camp, 2017 UCLG World Council Meeting and the 1st E-Commerce Training Workshop Read More..
ASEAN Mayors Pledge Joint Commitment to Lead Local Actions for Sustainable Development and Inclusive Growth at the 5th ASEAN Mayors Forum
26-28 August 2019 | BANGKOK – The 5th ASEAN Mayors Forum (AMF) was successfully concluded in Bangkok, Thailand, with more than three hundred participants including 130 mayors/governors/cities representatives taking part in this year’s Forum Read More..
Sindh Government: Commitment to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Inclusive and Participatory Community Development
22 August 2019 | KARACHI – UCLG ASPAC, LEAD for SDGs programme in collaboration with Local Council Association of Sindh conducted ‘Sindh Provincial Stakeholders’ Consultation Workshop on Localisation of SDGs in Pakistan’ in Karachi Read More..
4-10 August 2019 | KUALA LUMPUR, JAKARTA – UCLG ASPAC, under the “Municipalities Network Policy Advocacy on Sanitation in South Asia” project, conducted a learning visit on sanitation and faecal sludge management for Nepali local government representatives (comprising 10 Mayors and Deputy Mayors) to Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) and Jakarta (Indonesia) Read More..