Month: December 2015

Preparing 6th Congress in Jeollabuk-do

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9-12 December 2015: Consultative Meeting in Negombo, Sri Lanka

IN 2013, during South Asia Local Government Conference in Bangladesh and during the UCLG ASPAC Executive Bureau Meeting in Gwangju, the desirability of having a Local Government Standing Committee for South and Southwest Asia was discussed and unanimously adopted by the representatives of countries from the sub region. The Consultative Meeting in Negombo (Sri Lanka) …

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Dhaka Host Training on Integrated Resource and Recovery Center (IRRC)

UCLG ASPAC, UNESCAP and Waste Concern Bangladesh jointly organized a training on Integrated Resource and Recovery Center (IRRC) for the cities potentially selected as candidate to implement the Solid Waste Management Pilot Project and IRRC approach. The training was held in Dhaka City, Bangladesh on 14-16 December 2015. Indonesian participants are Malang City, Malang Regency …

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World Council Meeting in Paris: 4-7 December 2015

HERE is the list of new members in the organization: Direct members from Latin America: Municipality of Chignahuapan (Mexico), Municipality of Culiacán Rosales (Mexico), Municipality of Escazú (Costa Rica), Municipality of Juana Koslay (Argentina), Municipality of Mérida (Mexico), State of Sinaloa (Mexico). New members through Sections in ASPAC: East Kalimantan Province and Pangkal Pinang District …

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Good Things to Learn from Seoul: Modern Urban Transport System

AS a modern country, the Republic of Korea has become one of the most captivating cities in Asia. Its historical background and character is described as modernized yet friendly. Seoul’s IT-based urban transport system has gained worldwide recognition. Its capital city of Seoul –the hub of Korean politics, finance, business, fine arts, society — has …

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Smart Practices from Four Places in Indonesia Ready for Replication

Four special pioneers from four different places: South Halmahera, Malang, Mamasa, and East Lombok, were presented at the abovementioned workshop. These smart practices have been identified to be replicated elsewhere under the Knowledge Sharing Initiative Project. Malaria Center in South Halmahera, North Maluku Province Malaria Center, Firmansyah recalled, was first introduced in 2004 as a …

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