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Fire Fighting Management: Reaping the Result, Expanding the Reach

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

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)

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..

LOCALISE SDGs Baseline Survey in A Glance

LOCALISE SDGs Baseline Survey in A Glance

Indonesia – Collaboration of UCLG ASPAC – APEKSI under the framework of LOCALISE SDGs is entering its second phase on 2019. Main activity already conducted was Baseline Survey assessing capacity of local government in 16 provinces and 14 cities targeted Read More..

Yuriko Koike – Tokyo’s First Woman Governor

Yuriko Koike – Tokyo’s First Woman Governor

Elected as the first woman Governor of Tokyo, Yuriko Koike is a prominent politician that has been particularly active on environmental and gender equality issues. Born and raised in Ashiya, Hyōgo, a wealthy, small, city near Kobe, Governor Yuriko received her...