Hasina Faras

Mayor of Kolhapur – India Hasina Faras, first Muslim woman mayor of Kolhapur in Maharashtra, India. Faras is the wife of former mayor Babu Faras and mother of former standing committee chairman Adil Faras. She is the first Muslim woman to hold the Mayor of...

Selina Hayat

Mayor of Narayanganj City – Bangladesh Salina Hayat Ivy, is the first and only woman to lead Narayanganj one of a city in Bangladesh. Bangladesh maybe already have Women Prime Minister, but it ‘s hard for women to have power at the local level. She’s...

Mayor of Month – Shifa Mohamed

Mayor of Male City Shifa Mohamed is newly elected mayor for capital Male City. She is the first female mayor of Male City. Male is the capital city of the Republic of Maldives. It is one of the most densely populated islands in the world. The city is geographically...

Illiza Sa’aduddin Djamal

Mayor of Banda Aceh Illiza Saaduddin Djamal The first female mayor in Aceh province. A significant breakthrough for Aceh Province in the midst of the implementation of a massive sharia law throughout all territory of Aceh. Mayor Illiza shows that women also have the...
3rd ASEAN Mayor Forum

3rd ASEAN Mayor Forum

Aligning with the Socio-Economic Blueprint of ASEAN which sees partnerships between local governments as a way of improving the quality of life and environmental sustainability within the region, UCLG ASPAC in collaboration with the League of Cities of the Philippines...

tri rismaharini

Mayor of Surabaya Ms. Tri Rismaharini is the Mayor of Surabaya, the second-largest city of Indonesia. Since she was elected in 2010, Mayor Risma has managed to improve her city’s outlook, from dirty and dry to a gree and clean city. She has made education and health...