Union of Turkish World Municipalities (TDBB), UCLG-MEWA, Union of Municipalities of Turkey (TBB), Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IBB), Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality and World Academy for Local Government and Academy (WALD) met for Year 2017 International Activities Schedule Informing and Coordination Meeting.

Mehmet Duman Secretary General of UCLG-MEWA, Gülfem Kirac Keles Head of Foreign Affairs Department of TBB, Fahri Tuncay Head of Foreign Affairs Department of IBB, Hülya Alper WALD Director of Academy, Sabiha Tuğba Ekşi Foreign Affairs Specialist from TDBB and foreign affairs officers of all the organizations participated to the meeting held on Tuesday, 20 December 2016 in UCLG-MEWA Headquarters.

Secretary General and officers shared plans of their organizations for year 2017 and they changed opinions about potential cooperation for next year. Mehmet Duman Secretary General of UCLG-MEWA underlined the importance of participation of local governors to the international events and coordination between the institutions.

At the end of the sharing of 2017 calendars in the meeting , after all the participants agreed on the benefits of these kind of meetings and decided to make these meetings periodically, they extended their thanks to Mehmet Duman Secretary General of host organization UCLG-MEWA.