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城市與地方政府聯合會(United Cities and Local Governments, UCLG)

  • 最後異動時間: 2019-08-16
  • 發布單位: 臺中市政府秘書處‧國際事務科

總部設於西班牙巴塞隆納(Barcelona, Spain)之「城市與地方政府聯合會」(United Cities and Local Governments, UCLG)在2004年成立於法國巴黎,係一以城市及地方政府為成員主體之國際組織,為本市參與之重要國際組織之一,該組織擁有超過1,000個會員,為世界最大之城市與地方政府組織,也是唯一獲聯合國認可之地方政府組織,其代表並捍衛全球地方政府利益,旨在結合地方政府發出團結一致的聲音,透過地方政府與國際社會之合作,提高地方政府在國際社會,特別是在聯合國及聯合國機構中之地位,以建立國際交流合作之平臺,並加強地方政府及地方政府協會的能力,係推動城市外交與地方政府國際合作最有影響力的舞台。UCLG會員網絡遍及全球140個國家的24萬個城鄉都會地區及175個地方政府協會,占世界總人口70%,亦即具50億人口之代表性。

 

該組織共分8大分會,即亞太、非洲、歐亞、歐洲、中東及西亞、拉丁美洲、北美洲及大都會區,本市隸屬亞太分會(United Cities and Local Governments-Asia Pacific, UCLG ASPAC)及大都會分會,目前為2016-2019年世界理事會及執行局委員會之成員。

 

United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) is a worldwide association, and the only local government organization recognized by the United Nations. It represents and defends the interests of local governments on the world stage, regardless of the size of the communities they serve. Headquartered in Barcelona, the organization’s stated mission is “To be the united voice and world advocate of democratic local self-government, promoting its values, objectives and interests, through cooperation between local governments, and within the wider international community.” The network of members of UCLG represents 5 billion people across the world, 70% of the world’s total population. It extends to every corner of the globe and covers over 240,000 towns, cities, regions and metropolises and over 175 associations of local and regional governments in 140 countries.

 

The UCLG network is a decentralized structure composed of 7 regional sections and 1 metropolitan section. Taichung City Government is active under both the regional section of Asia-Pacific and the metropolitan section as a member of both the World Council and the Executive Bureau for 2016-2019.

 

Established: 2004

Members: 1,000+

Member since: 2004

Website: https://www.uclg.org/en

  • 市府分類: 外交事務
  • 發布日期: 2018-08-31
  • 點閱次數: 130
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