Month: July 2021

Zero Draft Consultation Meeting: Continuing Commitment for Disaster Risk Reduction Action Plan 2021-2024

13 & 21 July 2021 | UCLG ASPAC continues its commitment to support cities particularly in disaster risk reduction. To support further development of the Asia-Pacific Action Plan 2021-2024 for successful implementation of Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2030, UCLG ASPAC engaged stakeholder groups and gathered their inputs on the zero draft of the …

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Daejeon – UCLG Virtual Signing Ceremony: Towards the 7th UCLG World Congress in 2022

15 July 2021 | DAEJEON Metropolitan City and UCLG World Secretariat signed an agreement for the 7th UCLG World Congress to be organised in 2022 through a virtual signing ceremony between Mayor Her Tae-jeong of Daejeon and Emilia Saiz, Secretary General of UCLG World Secretariat which was attended by UCLG ASPAC Secretary General. Both parties …

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Post LOCALISE SDGs: UCLG ASPAC’s Commitment on SDGs Attainment

July 2021 | UCLG ASPAC has recently concluded the LOCALISE SDGs (Leadership, Ownership, and Capacities for Agenda 2030 Local Implementation and Stakeholders Empowerment for Sustainable Development Goals), a programme funded by the European Union (EU). With the SDGs attainment is scheduled in 2030, UCLG ASPAC is committed to continually support local and regional governments in …

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West Kalimantan: Accelerating Welfare Through Self-Sufficient Villages Development

WELFARE improvement has become the focus of the local government of West Kalimantan. The provincial government is working on it by accelerating village development to become Self-sufficient Villages (Desa Mandiri). Based on the report on Village Development Index (Indeks Desa Membangun/IDM) nationally in 2021, Governor Sutarmidji reported that in West Kalimantan, there are now 385 …

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UNICEF Proclaims Gunsan as Top Level of Child Friendly City

GUNSAN City has obtained the high-level certification of child-friendly cities approved by UNICEF. The term “child-friendly city” refers to a local administrative area providing a child-friendly environment in which all children under the age of 18 can enjoy sufficient rights. Designating Gunsan with the “Top Level,” UNICEF evaluated 10 implementation results among its child-friendly cities, …

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Mayor Tatong Bara: For the Development of Kotamobagu

TATONG Bara is the Mayor of Kotamobagu City, North Sulawesi province (Indonesia). She was elected in 2013 and re-elected in 2018. Mayor Tatong Bara envisions making Kotamobagu a service model city in Bolaang Mongondow Raya area, referring to a city that provides professional services. She encouraged developments primarily in education, health, industry, and trade services. …

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Call for Proposal – Event Management to organise the 8th UCLG ASPAC Congress – in Kathmandu, Nepal

Introduction United Cities and Local Governments Asia Pacific (UCLG ASPAC) is the biggest regional section of the United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG), with its Secretariat based in Jakarta, Indonesia. UCLG is a worldwide association of local governments, and is the officially recognised voice of local governments by the United Nations. UCLG ASPAC has linkages …

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Procurement of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)

BACKGROUND United Cities and Local Governments Asia Pacific (UCLG ASPAC) is the biggest regional section of the United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) in which its Secretariat is based in Jakarta, Indonesia and hosted by the Provincial Government of Jakarta. UCLG is a worldwide association of local governments and the officially recognised voice of local …

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Communication and Organizational Change Across Culture

Communication is both the most important yet challenging aspect to accomplish anywhere around the world. In terms of intercultural communication, Asia is comprised of various cultures with more than a thousand languages. Each culture is unique and having an open mind is crucial. Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) conducted a webinar titled Communication and Organizational Change …

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Collaborative Commitment on Sustainable Urbanisation to Tackle Climate Change in Southeast Asia

As ASEAN Mayors Forum Secretariat, the United Cities and Local Governments Asia Pacific (UCLG ASPAC) organised the virtual event for two days straight under the theme of “Enabling Environment on Climate Resilience: Local Governments and Cities Commitment to Tackle Climate Change”. Seizing the commonness of local interests on sustainable urbanisation, multiple mayors and other representatives …

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