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WHO GLOBAL NETWORK OF AGE-FRIENDLY CITIES AND COMMUNITIES

Geneva, Switzerland

ASIAN MAYORS FORUM

Tehran/Iran

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Cities and communities in the Network are of different sizes and are located in different parts of the world. Their efforts to become more age-friendly take place within very diverse cultural and socio-economic contexts. What all members of the Network do have in common is the desire and commitment to create physical and social urban environments that promote healthy and active ageing and a good quality of life for their older residents.

Joining Date: 13/03/2013

The Asian Mayors Forum Secretariat intends to continue its activities using all the available resources aiming to achieve more cooperation and integrity among Asian metropolises, urban development and higher standards of life for all citizens.
 
Joining Date: 14/01/2013

 

http://www.who.int/ageing/age_friendly_cities_network/en/

http://www.asianmayors.org/ 


 

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WORLD E-GOVERNMENTS ORGANIZATION OF CITIES AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS

Seoul, Republic of Korea

GLOBAL DESIGN CITIES ORGANIZATION

Seoul, Republic of Korea

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WeGO pursues sustainable city development based on e-government by fostering collaborations among e-governing cities, bringing efficiency and transparency into public administration by strengthening the digital capacity of cities, enhancing online public services, facilitating civic involvement, helping bridge the digital-divide among social strata within a city and among cities of the world, and promoting mutual cooperation and solidarity among cities.

Joining Date: 13/04/2012

The GDCO actively seeks ways to tap into urban design resources to improve the quality of life and solve urban problems (i.e. environmental issues) across underdeveloped and advanced economies, thereby facilitating the enhancement of happiness index of citizens in every corner of the world.

Joining Date: 21/11/2011

http://www.we-gov.org/ http://gdco.seouldesign.or.kr/


 

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ASSOCIATION OF TOWNS AWARDED THE EUROPE PRIZE

Udine, Italy

THE LEAGUE OF HISTORICAL CITIES

Kyoto, Japan

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Its objective is to establish closer links between its members. It promote the exchange of information and incite discussions among the towns awarded the Europe Prize. Serve to members as opportunities to exchange experiences and to establish networks. New contacts arise and existing relationships are intensified. The focus is on the promotion of European solidarity and international understanding.

Joining Date: 14/04/2011

The World Conference of Historical Cities has promoted borderless and constructive dialogue among historical cities under the theme of “Preservation and Development of the Historical Cities.” The exchanges among cities and citizens all over the world are essential so as the historical cities to contribute to the development of civilization, and the world peace is precondition.

Joining Date: 12/01/2011

http://www.europeprize.net/ http://www.city.kyoto.jp/somu/kokusai/lhcs/


 

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UNION OF TURKISH WORLD MUNCIPALITIES

Istanbul, Turkey

UNITED CITIES AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS – MIDDLE EAST & WEST ASIA SECTION

Istanbul, Turkey

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Taking the vast inheritance of the culture and civilization into account in an atmosphere of amity and solidarity, without pursuing profit purpose and subject to the accordance of the codes of member stotes, in order to realize cooperation mainly in economic and technical fields, preservation of historical and cultural inheritance, determination, discussion, looking for joint solutions and executing and technical fields, conducting, exercising, and supporting the search and development activities of new models regording the city administration and culture.

Joining Date: 12/03/2010

Serving the main principles of democracy, human rights, local self-government, international solidarity, accountability and transparency, and sustainable development. 

IULA (International Union of Local Authorities), UTO (United Towns Organization) and Metropolis have combined their respective global networks of cities and national associations of local governments into a single umbrella organization called United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG).

Joining Date: 09/10/2007

http://www.tdbb.org.tr/en/ http://www.uclg-mewa.org/


 

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EUROMED SUMMIT

Brussels, Belgium

UNION OF CAPITALS OF THE EUROPEAN UNION

Brussels, Belgium

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Pursues improve the cooperation of cities in Europe and Africa countries are around the Mediterranean Sea.

Committed to European integration, the EESC contributes to strengthening the democratic legitimacy and effectiveness of the European Union by enabling civil society organisations from the Member States to express their views at European level. 

Joining Date: 14/09/2006

Preserve continuous links between the European capitals and to encourage communication between the inhabitants in order to develop the living feeling of European solidarity.

Joining Date: 14/09/2006

http://www.eesc.europa.eu/ http://www.uceu.org/UCEU.htm


 

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BALKAN CITIES NETWORK

Rome, Italy

CONFERENCE OF EUROPEAN CAPITALS FOR EU ENLARGEMENT

Thessaloniki, Greece

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Preserve continuous links between the Balkan countries and their capitals to encourage communication between the inhabitants in order to develop the living feeling of peace and wealthy solidarity.

Joining Date: 14.09.2006

Development of cities within the European Union with participation of capitals and their people.

Joining Date: 14.09.2006

http://www.balcinet.org/ http://www1.zagreb.hr/KonfGradova.nsf/Conferences?OpenPage


 

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ORGANIZATION OF ISLAMIC CAPITALS AND CITIES

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

THE GLOCAL FORUM

Rome, Italy

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Preservation of the identity and the heritage of Islamic capitals and cities also  endeavor to establish and develop comprehensive urban norms, systems, and plans that would serve the growth and prosperity of members for the promotion of their economic, social, cultural, environmental and urban conditions.

Joining Date: 14/09/2006

Leading international organizations in the field of city-to-city cooperation to vital role in peace building and international development in the non-governmental sector.

Joining Date: 14/09/2006

http://www.oicc.org/ http://glocalforum.flyer.it/default.php


 

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BLACK SEA CAPITALS ASSOCIATION

LOCAL GOVERNMENTS FOR SUSTAINABILITY

Bonn, Germany

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PARLIAMENTARY ASSEMBLY OF THE BLACK SEA ECONOMIC COOPERATION

Istanbul, Turkey

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Provide assistance to the national parliaments in enacting the laws that are necessary for the implementation of the projects elaborated within the framework of the Organisation of the BSEC and to establish the legislative foundation for successful multilateral economic, political and cultural cooperation in the region.

Joining Date: 14/09/2006

Local Governments for Sustainability is the world’s leading network of over 1,000 cities, towns and metropolises committed​ to building​ a sustainable future. Build and serve a worldwide movement of local governments to achieve tangible improvements in global sustainability with specific focus on environmental conditions through cumulative local actions.

By helping our ​M​embers to make their cities​ sustainable,​ low-carbon, resilient, biodiverse, resource-efficient, healthy and happy, with a green economy and smart infrastructure, we impact over 20% of the global population.

Joining Date: 14/09/2006

http://www.pabsec.org/Documents.asp?id=5 http://www.iclei.org/


 

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