Month: January 2020

Year 2019 Marks Significant Progress on UCLG ASPAC’s Faecal Sludge Management Project Implemented Hand in Hand with Local Governments and Associations

21 – 24 January 2020 | KUAKATA – UCLG ASPAC and its partners at both local and international levels convened a coordination meeting to take stock of the progress jointly achieved under the “Municipalities Network Policy Advocacy on Sanitation in South Asia.” By 2019, more than half of the Bangladesh’s total 329 municipalities and the …

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EU and UCLG ASPAC Launch a Joint Project to Strengthen Climate Resilience and Inclusive Cities (CRIC) in Indonesia and the Asia-Pacific Region

Today (29/01), the European Union (EU) and the United Cities and Local Governments Asia Pacific
(UCLG ASPAC) are launching a joint project to assist Indonesian and other Asian cities’ efforts to
protect their citizens and assets from the impacts of climate change, in collaboration with European
leading institutions as well as partners across Asia and the Pacific region.

Hang Tuah Jaya Expressed Interest to Partner with GCoM in Addressing Climate Change

20 January 2020 | HANG TUAH JAYA – The Global Covenant of Mayors (GCoM) Southeast Asia (SEA) is gaining more traction as Hang Tuah Jaya Municipal (HTJMC) expressed its interest to join the network. GCoM SEA was launched in September 2018 to galvanise Southeast Asian mayors’ concerted actions to address the urgent climate situation through …

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Guangzhou City Demonstrates the Key Role of Local Government in Stimulating Economy and Boosting Foreign Trade Cooperation

9-13 January, 2020 | Guangzhou – Trade opportunities have been significantly boosted following the successful conclusion of “Chic Hong Kong,” a five-day exposition that drew nearly 130,000 visitors and potential buyers, many of them were top global firms. The event was conducted from 9 to 13 January 2020 and was the result of firm commitment …

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Zhengzhou, Host of 8th UCLG ASPAC Congress 2020 – Knowing the City Much Better

Zhengzhou has been selected to host the upcoming 8th UCLG ASPAC Congress on 24-28 August 2020. There are lots of reasons you will not want to miss this biggest gathering of cities and local governments in Asia-Pacific region. The City of History Zhengzhou is the capital of Henan Province. It is located in the centre …

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Nunukan: Transformation for Better Services to Local People

Mayor Asmin Laura Hafid of Nunukan (North Kalimantan, Indonesia) was inaugurated on 1 June 2016. From that moment on, Mayor Laura has initiated a series of transformational actions aimed to provide better services for local people and improve the city’s welfare. Reopening of Nunukan-Surabaya Route Marine route Nunukan-Surabaya was closed in 2013 due to economical …

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Decade of Action

With ten more years left for us to reach the targets set under the 2030 UN Development Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), we would like to flash out the progress made in Asia and the Pacific region so far, and share the UN’s recently launched campaign called “Decade of Action” to reinvigorate our …

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Join Us! VLR Cities and Regions Networking and Match-Making Event – #WUF10

11 February 2020 | 2pm-4pm | Room 20, Abu Dhabi Exhibition Centre – ADNEC Localisation of SDGs needs to go beyond adapting global goals to the local levels. Commitment and political will, as well as co-creation of solutions with communities to address global challenges and objectives critically needs serious effort from the Local and Regional …

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