Saturday, 20 July 2024
President Altay became the President of the World Union of Municipalities

President Altay became the President of the World Union of Municipalities

Konya Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Uğur İbrahim Altay will preside over the World Organization of United Cities and Local Governments, the world's largest local government organization with more than 240 thousand members, in 2023. President Altay, who thanked him for being given the opportunity to serve all humanity under the umbrella of UCLG, said that they would never stop asking for more peace at a time when the world needed peace, tranquility and justice the most.

 

In 2023, Konya Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Uğur İbrahim Altay will preside over the United Cities and Local Governments World Organization, where more than 240 thousand local governments are represented. At the UCLG World Local and Regional Leaders Summit hosted by the city of Daejeon, South Korea, after the election made by the member municipalities from 7 regional organizations; A consensus was reached for Konya Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Uğur İbrahim Altay, South Korea Daejeon Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Jang-Woo Lee, Uruguay Montevideo Metropolitan Mayor Carolina Cosse and Netherlands Hague Metropolitan Mayor Jan Van Zanen to serve as UCLG President for one year. Accordingly, Konya Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Uğur İbrahim Altay will serve as the President of the World Union of Municipalities in 2023, the 100th anniversary of the foundation of the Republic.

“WE WILL NEVER STOP WAITING FOR MORE PEACE” In a speech at the summit, Altay said at a time when the whole world is in need of peace, tranquility and justice; Stating that as UCLG, they will never hold back from asking for more peace, President Altay said, “The spirit of solidarity we have will be a source of strength for us, who see building a beautiful future as our greatest goal. as 'one'; It is our top priority to ensure the proliferation of more sustainable, more peaceful and fairer cities.” he said.