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Citizen’s Engagement – Goyang (South Korea) CONTEXT Local governments of South Korea once faced a highly centralised national government. During that period, local governments only performed authorities in executing instructions of national/central government in the...
The World Health Organization (WHO) defined stunting as the impaired growth and development that children experienced from poor nutrition, repeated infection and inadequate psychosocial stimulation. Children are defined as stunted if their height-for-age is more than...
Mayor Karolin Margret Natasa of Landak Regency was once a council member of Indonesia People’s Representatives. Holding position that is equal to minister, Mayor Karolin decided to return to her home town in Landak and serve her people as Mayor. Her dream came true....
Various humanitarian organisations in the Philippines, in collaboration with the United Nations Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA), have successfully developed a response initiative to the tropical storm Washi that struck Philippines on 17 December 2011 Read More..
Vietnam is a country with long and narrow demographical shape and a long eastern sea board. The Asian Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC) has well recorded that four to six typhoons strike the country annually Read More..
MOWLAS is an observation network for earthquake, tsunami and volcano that covers all land and sea in Japan (Highlighting Japan Vol.118 March 2018 Technologies for Disaster Mitigation). MOWLAS incorporates three different networks Read More..
UCLG ASPAC President Takes Part in HLPF – SDGs Summit 2019: Representing Local Voice at the Global Gathering on #2030Agenda
UCLG ASPAC President, Mayor Tri Rismaharini of Surabaya, joined global discussions on the UN 2030 Development Agenda at the High-Level Political Forum 2019 – SDGs Summit, organised under the auspices of the UN General Assembly. Read More..
LEAD (Local Empowerment, Advocacy and Development for Localisation of SDGs in Pakistan programme) for SDGs Programme convened a consultation workshop upon the successful completion of the programme’s six-month inception phase Read More..
Denise Phua, Mayor of Central Singapore District, is best known for promoting inclusive society in Singapore. Inspired by personal experience, Mayor Denise Phua frequently speaks up for the disabled and special needs community Read More..
Facing earthquake in April 2015, Nepal has appreciated the use of technology to share information on the location of displaced people and enable the delivery of support to those affected. Read More..