International Union of Local Authorities (IULA)
Union internationale des villes et pouvoirs locaux (UIV)
Unión Internacional de Administraciones Locales
1913 Ghent Belgium
1913, Ghent (Belgium). Revised Constitution adopted 24 Jun 1963; further amended: 24 Jun 1981; 11 Mar 1982; Sep 1995. Registered in accordance with Belgian law. Also referred to in Spanish as Unión Internacional de Municipios y Poderes Locales. Merged with H-XB3391 - World Federation of United Cities (UTO) to form B-XF6714 - World Organization of United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG), May 2004.
Promote local government as a cornerstone of democracy; represent and defend the interests of local government at the national and international level; foster improvement in the quality of local decision-making, administration and service provision; strengthen local government and its institutions as instruments for socio-economic development, with special emphasis on national associations; promote and encourage international information exchange and cooperation between local governments.
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Council (meeting every year), consisting of local government members. World Executive Committee (meeting twice a year), comprising 47 members and chaired by President. World Secretariat, headed by Secretary General. Regional sections and/or centres: D-XD0448 - Council of European Municipalities and Regions (CEMR); U-XK0413 - IULA African Union of Local Authorities (IULA-AULA); U-XK0412 - International Union of Local Authorities - Asian and Pacific Section (IULA-ASPAC) (Asia and Pacific Section); D-XD4638 - Federación de Municipios del Istmo Centroamericano (FEMICA), as IULA Central America (IULA CENTAM); U-XK0342 - IULA-EMME Centre for Local Government Training and Development in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East; IULA North America (IULA-NORAM); U-XE0602 - Latin American Chapter of IULA and U-XE4293 - Latin American Centre for Local Government Training and Development, the planning and executive organ of Latin American Chapter. Standing Committee: U-XK1327 - World Capitals Forum (WCF).
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