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HDP Nexus Committee

Uclg Aspac Standing Committees HDP Nexus Committee Channel Hub: Globe Instagram Icon-facebook Twitter Youtube The international community is continuously working towards reducing poverty, economic growth and social stability in developing countries. The OECD DAC Recommendation adopted in February of 2019 emphasizes the Humanitarian (H), Development (D), and Peace (P) Nexus within fragile and conflict countries. HDP Nexus closely aligns with UCLG ASPAC’s view on the role of local governments towards achieving SDGs. Since Asia-Pacific region is home to 59% of the world’s population, it becomes crucial that local governments, as strategic partners of national governments, should play a critical role in achieving a sustainable future. In line with the trend of the international community, Gyeonggi Provincial Government took the initiative to establish a committee called, the “HDP Nexus Committee” under UCLG ASPAC in June 2021. The main implication of establishing the HDP Nexus Committee is twofold : First, the  implementation of the HDP Nexus Committee will motivate the local government members in the Asia-Pacific region to exchange knowledge and information on bilateral and multilateral Official Development Assistance (ODA). This is vitally needed for local governments to keep pace with the fast moving and increased duration of emergencies around the world. Second, building the HDP Nexus Committee as …

Uclg Aspac Tourism Committee

Uclg Aspac Standing Committees Uclg Aspac Tourism Committee Channel Hub: Globe Instagram Icon-facebook Twitter Youtube The UCLG ASPAC Tourism Committee has established during the Executive Bureau Meeting on 9th September 2021. The Xi’an Municipal People’s Government initiates the Tourism Committee within UCLG ASPAC. Its members will be member cities and local governments of UCLG ASPAC, tourism cities along the Silk Road, and sister cities of Xi’an. The principle of the Committee is to promote harmonious development, exchanges, and mutual learning of tourism, promote exchanges and cooperation between members and tourism cities along the Silk Road and promote the coordinated development, mutual benefit, and win-win situation and solutions of cultural tourism among cities. As known to all, tourism is one of the world’s most important economic sectors. It boosts economies and enables cities to thrive. Therefore, the Committee helps to ensure that tourism regains its position as a provider of decent jobs, stable incomes, and the protection of our cultural and natural heritage. Based on productive cooperation between our two cities and the admirable tourism achievements, we warmly welcome members of UCLG ASPAC  and other regions of UCLG UCLG. Cities and local governments to join the UCLG ASPAC ASPAC Tourism Committee. It …

21st Century Maritime Cooperation Committee

Uclg Aspac Standing Committees 21st Century Maritime Cooperation Committee Channel Hub: Globe Instagram Icon-facebook Twitter Youtube I. INTRODUCTION 21st-Century Maritime Cooperation Committee (hereinafter referred to as the Committee) is a standing committee of United Cities and Local Governments Asia-Pacific (hereinafter referred to as UCLG ASPAC), jointly initiated by the Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (CPAFFC) and the Fuzhou Municipal People’s Government. It was established after approval in April 2017 at the UCLG ASPAC Executive Bureau Meeting held in Catbalogan, the Philippines. It is a non-profit international organisation composed of the members of UCLG and other cities and organisations that accept the Charter of the Committee. The site and the secretariat of the Committee shall be permanently located in Fuzhou, Fujian, China. The Committee is set to have two Honorary Presidents served by President of UCLG and President of UCLG ASPAC; two Presidents served by President (or Vice President) of the CPAFFC and Mayor of Fuzhou Municipality; and four Co-Presidents, in principle, served by two representatives of UCLG ASPAC members, one representative of the members from other regions and one mayor of Fuzhou’s international sister cities. At the First General Assembly of the Committee held in May 2018, …

Belt And Road Local Cooperation (BRLC) Committee

Uclg Aspac Standing Committees Belt And Road Local Cooperation (BRLC) Committee Channel Hub: Globe Instagram Icon-facebook Twitter Youtube UCLG ASPAC Committee on the Belt and Road Local Cooperation (BRLC) was inaugurated at Thematic Session on People-to-People Connectivity at the first Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in Beijing. BRLC is founded, within the framework of UCLG ASPAC, by Hangzhou Municipal Government and the Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (CPAFFC) with the Secretariat located permanently in Hangzhou. With the mission of Openness, Cooperation, Sharing and Win Win, BRLC, based on the UCLG ASPAC, is committed to integrating the Belt and Road Initiative into exchange and cooperation among local governments with various practical exchange and cooperative programmes and activities; to building a cooperation platform to share experience and resources for mutual benefits and win-win outcomes in the fields of economic development, culture and education, urban governance, rural development and internet economy, thus achieving “people-to-people bonds” and “state-to-state relations”. Meanwhile, BRLC will form a work pattern which is dominated by the Committee and participated by social forces so as to utilise social resources and integrate forces from all parties to jointly conduct international exchange and cooperation. BRLC warmly welcomes …

Culture Committee

Uclg Aspac Standing Committees Culture Committee Channel Hub: Globe Instagram Icon-facebook Twitter Youtube UCLG ASPAC Culture Committee was established in 2015 with the goal to promote culture as the fourth pillar of sustainable development in the Asia and Pacific region. It aims to influence policy formulation, facilitate knowledge sharing of cultural policies and exemplary practices, and establish an active culture network in the region. The works of Culture Committee focuses on five themes: Culture and Environment; Culture, Urban Planning and Public Space; Governance of Culture; Culture and Economy; and Heritage, Diversity, and Creativity. In addition, the Culture Committee also conducts training programmes on cultural tourism development in Jeju (South Korea). Uclg Aspac Standing Committees Programme STANDING COMMITTEE FOR SOUTHEAST ASIASTANDING COMMITTEE OF SOUTH AND SOUTHWEST ASIA STANDING COMMITTEE WOMEN IN LOCAL GOVERNMENTS CULTURE COMMITTEE BELT AND ROAD LOCAL COOPERATION (BRLC) COMMITTEE 21ST CENTURY MARITIME COOPERATION COMMITTEE (21CMCC) UCLG ASPAC TOURISM COMMITTEE HDP NEXUS COMMITTEE

Standing Committee Women In Local Governments

Uclg Aspac Standing Committees Standing Committee Women In Local Governments Channel Hub: Globe Instagram Icon-facebook Twitter Youtube In order to enhance the number of women’s participation in the UCLG Council, efforts have been made by the Secretariat to support this focus. Cities Alliance agreed to support UCLG ASPAC’s plan on strengthening women in local governments. UCLG ASPAC Secretary General as a member of the UN-Habitat Advisory Group on Gender Issues (AGGI) is actively involved and engaged in the Advisory Group representing Asia Pacific region. To operate the Standing Committee, Banda Aceh Lady Mayor Illiza Saa’dudin Djamal is currently the chair the Committee. She replaced Dr. Felicity-Ann Lewis who has ended her term as mayor of Marion City, Australia. The first meeting of the Standing Committee members was held in October, in conjunction with the Asia-Pacific Urban Forum (APUF) in Jakarta. Uclg Aspac Standing Committees Programme STANDING COMMITTEE FOR SOUTHEAST ASIASTANDING COMMITTEE OF SOUTH AND SOUTHWEST ASIA STANDING COMMITTEE WOMEN IN LOCAL GOVERNMENTS CULTURE COMMITTEE BELT AND ROAD LOCAL COOPERATION (BRLC) COMMITTEE 21ST CENTURY MARITIME COOPERATION COMMITTEE (21CMCC) UCLG ASPAC TOURISM COMMITTEE HDP NEXUS COMMITTEE

Standing Committee Of South And Southwest Asia

Uclg Aspac Standing Committees Standing Committee Of South And Southwest Asia Channel Hub: Globe Instagram Icon-facebook Twitter Youtube The Committee of South and South-West Asia was formed to strengthen cooperation amongst members and partners in this sub-region. The Committee is responsible for ensuring the effective implementation of UCLG ASPAC’s activities in South and Southwest Asia. The work of the Committee will be coordinated via the New Delhi Office and in Islamabad Office which will be established in the first quarter of 2016. Uclg Aspac Standing Committees Programme STANDING COMMITTEE FOR SOUTHEAST ASIASTANDING COMMITTEE OF SOUTH AND SOUTHWEST ASIA STANDING COMMITTEE WOMEN IN LOCAL GOVERNMENTS CULTURE COMMITTEE BELT AND ROAD LOCAL COOPERATION (BRLC) COMMITTEE 21ST CENTURY MARITIME COOPERATION COMMITTEE (21CMCC) UCLG ASPAC TOURISM COMMITTEE HDP NEXUS COMMITTEE

Standing Committee For Southeast Asia

Uclg Aspac Standing Committees Standing Committee For Southeast Asia Channel Hub: Globe Instagram Icon-facebook Twitter Youtube Standing Committee for Southeast Asia (DELGOSEA) was established to support the implementation of DELGOSEA that aims to promote stronger partnerships among cities and local governments in South-East Asian sub-region. The Standing Committee has gathered in Manila in April 2015 to discuss the new structure of the Network, and to propose the template of the monitoring and evaluation of the activities. Another meeting was held in conjunction with the ASEAN Mayors Forum in Makassar in September 2015 in which the Work Plan of 2016 was presented and the composition of the National Steering Council was formed. To continue advocating to ASEAN, as part of the objective of DELGOSEA, UCLG ASPAC in cooperation with Makassar, the Ministries of Home Affairs and Foreign Affairs of Indonesia, and UNDP had successfully organized the ASEAN Mayor Forum 2015. A publication of South-South Cooperation on Replicable Best Practices was compiled to give insight in the dynamics of local government developments. It was distributed in Makassar. Uclg Aspac Standing Committees Programme STANDING COMMITTEE FOR SOUTHEAST ASIASTANDING COMMITTEE OF SOUTH AND SOUTHWEST ASIA STANDING COMMITTEE WOMEN IN LOCAL GOVERNMENTS CULTURE COMMITTEE BELT …