The mayors of more than 100 cities will discuss in the capital of the Republic of Tatarstan development of the Eurasian region
Irina Turnitin. The Congress of local authorities of Eurasia, opening in the capital of the Republic of Tatarstan on the last working day of the week, will gather in Kazan mayors of more than 100 cities of Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Ukraine and other countries to discuss issues of Eurasian integration, informs the mayoralty of Kazan.
it is expected that the opening ceremony of the Congress will be attended by the acting President of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov, assistant to the President of the Russian Federation Sergey Glazyev, the Plenipotentiary representative of Russian President in Volga Federal district Mikhail Babich and others.
"From 31 July to 1 August in the capital of the Republic of Tatarstan will host the Congress of local authorities of Eurasia, which will gather local and regional leaders of the Eurasian region. To gather in Kazan Authorized more than 100 cities of Russia and such countries As Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Mongolia, Tajikistan, Ukraine and other. The main theme of the Congress: Local solutions to global development: towards Eurasian integration ", - is informed in the report.
As emphasized by the organizers, the meeting of leaders of cities will focus on strengthening Eurasian cooperation and enhance the cohesion and unity of the Eurasian geopolitical region. The main purpose of the event is to increase the capacity and involvement of local authorities in the process of global decision-making.
Organizers of the event are Eurasian regional office of the world organization " United cities and Local governments (UCLG), together With the mayoralty of Kazan. The mayor of the capital of Tatarstan Ilsur Metshin is co-President of UCLG, President of the Eurasian Department of the organization. The Eurasian office is geographically the largest in UCLG includes 12 countries, live in the region of 300 million population of the towns and villages, whose desires will be presented in the framework of the Congress.
The Congress of local authorities of Eurasia is held every 3 years and collects local and regional leaders of the Eurasian region. In the framework of the Congress in the capital of the Republic of Tatarstan will also host the main Assembly of the Eurasian section of UCLG, which will be re-elected leader, Vice-presidents and the Council of the Eurasian office.
The world organization " United cities and Local governments - a voluntary international Association of associations, unions and individual municipalities, established in 2004 in order to effectively implement the rights of citizens to local self-government. UCLG is the most powerful and influential institution in the field of interaction of local governments, representing them at international level and the realization of democratic principles. Currently UCLG brings together more than 10 thousand cities and associations of the world and represents more than half of the inhabitants of the planet.