Today, Ilsur Metshin, the Mayor of Kazan, was re-elected President of the United Nations Advisory Committee of Local Authorities (UNACLA). He will hold this post for the next four years. The Advisory Committee represents the interests of 323 thousand municipalities, metropolises and regions around the world.
The decision on re-election the Mayor of Kazan Ilsur Metshin the President of the UN Advisory Committee of Local Authorities was made at a meeting under the UCLG World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders, which is taking place in Daejeon, South Korea. The Congress brought together delegates from 140 countries.
For the first time Ilsur Metshin was elected President of the UN Advisory Committee of Local Authorities in 2019. Then Russia headed the World Association of Mayors at the UN for the first time.
For reference, the Mayor of Kazan presented the Games of the Future at the World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders in Daejeon yesterday. For the first time, the presentation of a large-scale event, which will be hosted by the capital of Tatarstan in March 2024, took place at such a high level.