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..
27 February 2019 | BEIJING, China – One of the common challenges in urban governance both developed and developing countries are facing with is the problem of urban slums. With the global agenda putting emphasis on urban development, governments worldwide have expressed concerns on urban construction. Read More..
8 February 2019 I Jakarta, Indonesia – Currently, UCLG ASPAC is in close collaboration with local government of Jakarta, with support of UN-Habitat, to identify the best sites within Jakarta area to develop public space which will contribute to social cohesion and community resilience. Read More..
18-19 February 2019 I Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – Upon the adoption of the New Urban Agenda (NUA) and the global commitment on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2015, cities are working together to develop their cities in ensuring that the sustainability with be achieved under the spirit of “no one is left behind”. Read More..
11-15 February 2019 I Barcelona, Spain – UCLG ASPAC Secretariat led by Dr. Bernadia I. Tjandradewi participated in UCLG Retreat, an annual high-level gathering to discuss strategic priorities for the World Organization. This year event took place in Barcelona, Spain, from 10 to 15 February 2019. Read More..
21-23 January 2019 | BALI, Indonesia – UCLG ASPAC Secretary General Dr. Bernadia I. Tjandradewi took part in the 10th High-Level Seminar on Sustainable Cities (10HLS-SC). The event is organized annually since 2010 and serves as a platform for prominent policymakers and senior officials from East and Southeast Asia to discuss environment and urban development. Read More..