Presidency 2016-2019

The Presidency, comprising the President and up to 5 Co-Presidents is elected by the World Council from among local government members for a renewable term between two ordinary sessions of the General Assembly. One member must come from an individual local government member; one from a national association and one come from a member of the Metropolitan Section. In case no gender balance is reached, and at the recommendation of the Committee on Statutory Affairs, the  chairperson of the Standing Committee on Gender Equality can become an ex-officio member of the Presidency with full rights. The Treasurer participates in the work and deliberations of the Presidency. The members of the Presidency fulfil their function without remuneration.

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Mpho Parks Tau

Mpho Parks Tau
President of UCLG

President of the South African Association of Local Governments (SALGA) and Councilor of Johannesburg (South Africa)

Tahir Akyürek

Tahir Akyürek
UCLG Co-President

Mayor of the Metropolitan Municipality of Konya (Turkey)

Ada Colau

Ada Colau
UCLG Co-President

Mayor of Barcelona (Spain)

Wen Guohui

Wen Guohui
UCLG Co-President

Mayor of Guangzhou (China)

Anne Hidalgo

Anne Hidalgo
UCLG Co-President

Mayor of Paris (France), President of UCLG Standing Committee on Gender Equality

Roland Ries

Roland Ries
UCLG Co-President

Mayor of Strasbourg (France), President of Cités Unies France,

Mauricio Rodas Espinel

Mauricio Rodas Espinel
UCLG Co-President

Mayor of Quito, Ecuador

Berry Vrbanovic

Berry Vrbanovic
UCLG Treasurer

Mayor of Kitchener (Canada), President Emeritus of Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM)

 Mohamed Sadiki

Mohamed Sadiki
UCLG Deputy Treasurer

Mayor of Rabat (Morocco), Chair of UCLG Committee on Local Finance for Development

Josep Roig

Josep Roig
Secretary General

UCLG World Secretariat Carrer Avinyó, 15 - Barcelona 08002 SPAIN