Welcome speech of Ilsur Metshin,
the mayor
of Kazan, UCLG

Neither a modern man can live without a telephone or the Internet, nor a modern city looking to the future and working for the benefit of citizens can be excluded from global processes or working with international organizations. Established in 2004, the World Organization of United Cities and Local Governments has become a powerful and influential institution in the field of interaction of municipalities of different countries, and this is no accident. The need of local authorities to share best practices and represent them at the ...

News of Eurasia section:

The 7th session of World Urban Forum organized by UN-Habitat with the support of the Municipality of Medellín and the Government of Colombia took place April 5-11 in the city of ...

News of the members and partners of UCLG-Eurasia:

St. Petersburg and Guangzhou strengthen cooperation
Representatives of the Governments of St. Petersburg and the Chinese city of Guangzhou may establish a working group in order to strengthen cooperation. Governor Georgy ...

News of World Organization:

Anne Hidalgo elected as Paris's first female mayor
Miss Hidalgo claimed 54.5 per cent of second round votes in the capital, comfortably beating her centre-Right rival, former government minister Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet, who won 45.5 ...


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