Local and Regional Governments Breaking Through as One.
On behalf of the Daejeon Metropolitan City, I would like to express how pleased and honored we are to host the 7th United Cities and Local Government World Congress from October 10 to 14, 2022. I believe this Congress will be cherished in the hearts of our citizens as a memorable legacy.
As the largest gathering of local and regional leaders from around the world, this Congress will be an occasion to build peace through dialogue and solidarity, and provide a renewed vision and leadership in times of unprecedented global challenges . To ensure that we break through as one, building on the power of the municipal movement as a key lever to transform our relationship between each other and with our planet.
Daejeon will allow you to experience the culture, community, and public service associated with digital technology that enriches citizens’ lives and enhances their capabilities.
We look forward to your participation!
Mr. Lee Jang Woo
Mayor of Daejeon Metropolitan
City, Republic of Korea
The World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders, convened by United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG), is the largest gathering of mayors, governors, and their associations, councillors, and local and regional practitioners from around the world Breaking Through as One Working towards the Pact for the Future of humanity.
The gathering is the heart of the municipal movement with over thousands of elected officials, members of the civil society, partners and other stakeholders and shows its full strength, diversity and capacity for bolstering multilateralism.
This year’s edition, which will be held on 10-14 October in Daejeon, South Korea, will count on a renewed format and enhanced collaboration between members and partners .
- The Financial Management Committee and the Committee on Statutory Affairs
- The Executive Bureau,
- The General Assembly (not to be confused with the World Assembly of Local and Regional Governments),
- The World Council
The World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders, convened by United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG), is the largest gathering of mayors, presidents of associations, councilors, and local and regional practitioners from around the world. It also gathers the most influential local and regional leaders, partners, and actors for building ever more resilient, sustainable and peaceful communities.
The triennial UCLG World Summit and Congress builds on the century-old origins of our organization as a movement driven by peace, solidarity and city diplomacy, and the pledge of the local and regional governments’ constituency around the world. A pledge to safeguard the dreams and aspirations of our communities by ensuring a better future for all to build a new Pact for the Future, for people, planet, and governments.