“A friend in need is a friend indeed.”

EMBRACING the spirit of friendship and solidarity in the midst of COVID-19 Pandemic, UCLG ASPAC strongly facilitates inter-cities supports. Donation of disposable medical masks and various insights sharing activities are positively welcomed by member cities.

Insights Sharing

UCLG ASPAC has collected and documented various practices of cities in the Asia and Pacific in overcoming COVID-19 challenge. UCLG ASPAC promotes innovations made by city of Iriga (Philippines), Jeonju, Daejeon, Goyang (South Korea), and Hubei (China) as well as compilation of initiatives made by the government of Republic Korea, and guidance to local governments on What Local GovernmenZts Need to Know in tackling the challenge.

UCLG ASPAC has also arranged series of virtual discussions (Web-Share) that discuss relevant topics: COVID-19 and Gender, strategies and challenges in attaining SDGs amidst pandemic, city’s commitment on SDGs attainment after COVID-19, local revenue, data management, and many others.

Disposable Medical Mask Donation

UCLG ASPAC also supports solidarity among cities by facilitating and helping to ensure the donation reaches out member cities with top-priority of needs. UCLG ASPAC has facilitated city solidarity expressed by city of Xi’an, Haikou, Yiwu (China) through donation of medical mask to Iriga (Philippines), Jakarta (Indonesia), Lahore (Pakistan), etc..

UCLG ASPAC Secretariat Team also thanks the city of Zhengzhou that has also delivered 100,000 medical disposable masks to UCLG ASPAC Secretariat Office. Zhengzhou is the capital city of Henan Province (China) and currently is preparing to host the 8th UCLG ASPAC Congress! Check out more info about the city. CLICK FOR MORE INFO