Dear Distinguished Leaders,

United Cities and Local Governments in Asia-Pacific (UCLG ASPAC), the League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP), and Taguig City are organizing the 3rd ASEAN Mayors Forum (AMF) on 26-28 July 2017 in Shangri-La The Fort, Taguig City, The Philippines to promote cross-border interactions between local governments. The meeting aims to sees partnerships between local governments as a way of improving the quality of life and environmental sustainability within the region in accordance with the ASEAN blueprint. As the Philippines is the Chairman of ASEAN this year, UCLG ASPAC deemed it fit to organize the 3rd AMF in the country in conjunction with the ASEAN Ministerial Meeting.

The 3rd AMF seeks more concrete collaboration among cities and local governments in furnishing ASEAN Connectivity. It will embrace multiple sessions discoursing Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), New Urban Agenda, Local Economic Development, Resiliency, youth, and women leadership.

We are inviting Mayors, Governors, Councilors, Barangay Captains, and representatives from National Government, Academe, CSOs and international partners to participate in the Forum.

The team is looking forward to seeing you in Taguig!