25-26 June 2010, Batam, Indonesia. UNITAR, United cities and Local governments (UCLG) and its regional Asia Pacific Section, United cities and Local Governments / Asia Pacific (UCLG/ ASPAC) are jointly organizing a workshop on Local Finances on 25-26 June 2010 in Batam, Indonesia. This workshop is part of a series of workshops on local finances implemented by the Local Development Programme of UNITAR, thanks to the financial support of the French government.
The workshop will focus on the topic of direct access to finance and the main aim is to set up a policy document for action and to develop concrete tools that could help UCLG regional members to build their advocacy strategies and lobbying activities to national and regional institutions.
Mayors /local governments’ leaders from the Asia Pacific region (Cambodia, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Laos, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Australia, New Zealand, India and Korea) will attend the workshop.