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UCLG-MEWA Council, Executive Bureau Meet in Turkey UCLG-MEWA Council, Executive Bureau Meet in Turkey

UCLG-MEWA is one of the eight regional sections of UCLG World Organization, it performs its activities from its headquarters in Istanbul since 1987.


The managerial council and executive bureau of the United Cities and Local Government Middle East and West Asia organization have held a meeting in the Turkish city of Adana. 

The meeting was headed by the representative of Tehran’s mayor in UCLG-MEWA, Goshtasb Mozaffari, who doubles as the deputy chairman of the Communication and International Affairs Center of Tehran Municipality.

Istanbul's Mayor Kadir Topbaş, along with a number of high ranking officials from Asian cities, was present at the meeting.  

 In his opening address, Mozaffari pointed to critical situation of defenseless citizens of the region, particularly people of Palestine, Iraq, Syria, Pakistan, and Afghanistan, demanding cooperation among mayors and local governors to better the life situation for the people most affected by the extremist groups committing heinous crimes against humanity.




Tehran municipality, Public & International Relations Department
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