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.
NOTE*: According to article 63 of UCLG's Constitution, when a member of the Presidency loses his political mandate, his/her function within the Presidency will terminate at the date of the next meeting of the Executive Bureau, in this case until the Executive Bureau meeting in Durban in November 2019.
Mpho Parks Tau
President of UCLG
Uğur İbrahim Altay
Mayor of the Metropolitan Municipality of Konya (Turkey)
Mayor of Barcelona (Spain)
Mayor of Guangzhou (China)
Mayor of Paris (France), President of UCLG Standing Committee on Gender Equality
Mayor of Strasbourg (France)
Mauricio Rodas Espinel
Former Mayor of Quito (Ecuador) NOTE*
Mayor of Kitchener (Canada)
UCLG Deputy Treasurer
Mayor of Rabat (Morocco)
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