ASEAN Mayors Forum 2017

The Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Philippines (KAS) and the Partnership for Democratic Local Governments in Southeast Asia (DELGOSEA) takes pride in being a part of the 3rd ASEAN Mayors Forum 2017 hosted by our partners United Cities and Local Governments Asia-Pacific (UCLG-ASPAC) and the League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP) together with the City of Taguig.

ASEAN Mayors Forum 2017

The Philippines, as the Chairman of the ASEAN this year, hosted the 3rd ASEAN Mayors Forum last 26-27 July 2017, through the United Cities and Local Governments in Asia-Pacific (UCLG ASPAC), the League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP), and the City of Taguig. It was held at Shangri-La Hotel at The Fort, Taguig City, in conjunction with the ASEAN 2017 Ministerial Meeting.

The 3rd ASEAN Mayors Forum aimed to promote cross-border interactions between local governments, and to establish partnerships for the improvement of the quality of life and environmental sustainability within the region in accordance with the ASEAN Blueprint. 

The two-day forum presented a series of plenary and breakout sessions which covered multiple sets of themes, issues, and agenda of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), New Urban Agenda, Local Economic Development, Resiliency, Youth and Women Leadership, with emphasis on the people. The ASEAN recognizes the role of city governments in ensuring no one from their community is left behind in their development process.

For more information, you may check the 3rd ASEAN Mayors Forum website: http://www.aseanmayorsforum2017.com

You may also check the ASEAN Philippines 2017 website for information on the other ASEAN Activities: http://www.asean2017.ph