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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..
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..
UCLG ASPAC, through “Municipalities Network Advocacy in Sanitation in South Asia” project, has materialised its commitment to assist ten municipalities in Nepal and Bangladesh through MoU signing with respective municipality since end of 2018 up to early 2019 Read More..
Mayor Bellen Fernandez took up the role of Mayor in Dagupan City, after elected as the first woman mayor of the city in 2013 and was re-elected again in 2018 Read More..
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...
Meaningful participation of citizens in the implementation of Social Development Goals (SDGs) is a key to success. People must be recognized as agents of change, instead of beneficiaries, and real opportunities must be provided to facilitate their participation in...