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AMF Committee hosts technical webinar on earthquake
26 Feb 2024
AMF Committee for Livability and Urban Resilience has held a webinar on earthquake and smartification. Co-organized by Tehran Disaster Mitigation and Management Organization, technical meeting on “Role of Earthquake Early Warning Systems & Necessity of Intelligent in Effective Disaster Response” hosted several Iranian and fore experts and academics.Early warning systems in medical centers, scenario-based approach […]
AMF to host webinar on earthquake, smartification, response
26 Feb 2024
You are invited to join us in our webinar on “Role of Earthquake Early Warning Systems & Necessity of Intelligent in Effective Disaster Response”. The event is co-organized by AMF Committee for Resilient and Livable Cities and Tehran Disaster Management and Mitigation Organization, hosting speakers and lecturers from AMF member cities and international academia, including: […]
AMF SG addresses “My Zahedan” conference
26 Feb 2024
AMF SG has emphasized the role of urban diplomacy in sustainable development in today’s world. Speaking at “My Zahedan” Conference held on the occasion of the city’s national day, Hamidreza Gholamzadeh hailed the efforts of the city’s mayor and council in terms of improving its international relations, while stressing the importance of local culture and […]
AMF, OANA sign MoU on media cooperation
26 Feb 2024
AMF has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Organization of Asia Pacific News Agencies (OANA).The agreement was sealed in a meeting between AMF SG Hamidreza Gholamzadeh, OANA SG Zaman Rezakhani and CEO of Islamic Republic Agency (IRNA) Ali Naderi at OANA Secretariat at IRNA. Boosting cooperation in news industry through joint projects and events such […]
AMF hosts senior member of ISOCARP
26 Feb 2024
AMF Secretary General has hosted a senior member of the International Society of City and Regional Planners (ISOCARP). Mr. Hamidreza Gholamzadeh had an informal meeting with Mr. Ali Alraouf, elaborating on AMF capacities and future projects. Cooperation under the Forum’s new initiative InCity was also a topic in the meeting.
AMF, ECOCI discuss cooperation
26 Feb 2024
AMF SG has met with President of ECO Cultural Institute on expanding cooperation. Mr. Hamidreza Gholamzadeh and Mr. Saad S. Khan, explored the capacities of the two organizations for joint projects and events. Introducing the AMF’s new initiative “InCity” was also a topic of discussion in the meeting.
AMF announces 2024 capitals
26 Feb 2024
AMF has officially announced its capital cities of environment, tourism and culture in 2024.Shiraz (Iran), Ghobeiry (Lebanon) and Hamedan (Iran) were designated as Capitals of Environment, Culture and Tourism, respectively.The capitals were elected after examining the proposals received from member cities. The designation certificates were officially delivered to the cities.
AMF signs MoU with AIILSG
26 Feb 2024
AMF has signed a MoU with All India Institute of Local Self-Government (AIILSG), a leading organization in empowering the local urban bodies.
AMF inaugurates 5th Internship Program
26 Feb 2024
AMF has inaugurated its 5th Internship Program with the aim of empowering the talented students and graduates in urban management. The opening ceremony was attended by AMF Secretary General Hamidreza Gholamzadeh, who elaborated on the aims and programs of the Forum. The event also wrapped up the 4th round, awarding the trainees with certificates.
AMF hosts delegation from Iranian city of Khorramabad
26 Feb 2024
AMF has hosted a delegation from its newly-joined member of Khorramabad, capital of the Iran’s Lorestan Province. The delegation, including Mayor of Khorramabad Mr. Daryoush Barani, City Council member Mr. Majid Darikvand and members from High Council for Provinces, held talks with AMF SG Mr. Hamidreza Gholamzadeh on capacities of the city and expansion of […]
AMF takes part at UCLG-MEWA Retreat in Istanbul
26 Feb 2024
AMF delegation has taken part at UCLG-MEWA Retreat Istanbul’23, held in the Turkish city under the theme of “Redefining Urban Horizons”. AMF Director of Urban Diplomacy Ms. Roya Leilieiyon addressed “Regional Insights: LRGs of MEWA Region Addressing Challenges” panel on behalf of AMF SG, drawing attentions to the changing dynamics of the world. Ms. Leilieiyon […]
AMF hosts meeting between Zahedan, foreign diplomats
26 Feb 2024
AMF has hosted a meeting between its member city of Zahedan and a delegation of foreign ambassadors on boosting bilateral cooperation. AMF SG Hamidreza Gholamzadeh and Zahedan Mayor Mr. Mohammad Amir Barahoui held talks with Ambassador of Republic of Korea Mr. Yun Kang Hyean, Ambassador of Bolivia Ms. Romina Guadalupe Perez and First Secretary of […]
Intl. Migrants Day marked by cultural event
26 Feb 2024
AMF has hosted a movie watching event on the occasion of the International Migrants Day, with the presence of UN representatives. Held at Balkh Mansion, the event was attended by Lalini Veerassamy, the Chief of Mission for the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Iran, representatives from UNHCR Mr. Tomoya Somejima and Mr. Farshud Farzin […]
AMF holds simulation on Iran, Afghanistan water dispute
26 Feb 2024
AMF has hosted the 2nd session of its simulations, this time on Iran’s water share from Afghanistan’s Hirmand River. The negotiation session was held with two teams from Iranian and Afghan students, both consisting of legal, diplomatic, environmental and economic representatives. The teams discussed the major challenges and the possible solutions for the controversial issue […]
AMF wraps up 2023 with annual Meet-Up
26 Feb 2024
AMF has held its Annual Meet-Up on December 13, 2023, reviewing its activities and planning for the future. The online session, chaired by AMF SG Mr. Hamidreza Gholamzadeh, explored what has been done in 2023 and announced the plans for the upcoming year. The Head of AMF Technical Committees Mr. Mahdi Fallahi Panah also reviewed […]
Iranian researcher wins BRICS, SCO Award
26 Feb 2024
Iran’s representative at “The BRICS and SCO Young Leaders Award” has won the title of Young Researcher of the Year. Mohammadreza Baradaran Motie, who was nominated for the award by AMF as a partner of the event, received the award for his project on efficiency of urban green spaces using computer modeling and AI. He […]
AMF marks Human Rights Day with high-ranking conference
26 Feb 2024
AMF has held “Human Rights: International, Iranian and Urban” in cooperation with the Faculty of World Studies. Organized on the occasion of World Human Rights Day, the event addressed the most pressing issues of the field at three levels in different panels. AMF SG, while underlining the importance of the human rights in today’s world, […]
AMF, Kazan exchange views on boosting ties
26 Feb 2024
AMF SG has held talks with Mayor of Russian city of Kazan Mr. Ilsur Metshin. Accompanying a delegation from Municipality of Tehran, Mr. Hamidreza Gholamzadeh exchanged views with Kazan mayor on developing ties. The meeting took place on the sidelines of “International Architectural and Construction Forum”, where the delegates addressed a panel on preserving the […]
AMF actively participates in 6th Guangzhou Award
26 Feb 2024
AMF delegation has had an active participation at the 6th Guangzhou Award for Urban Innovation held early December. AMF SG delivered a speech at “AI and Digital Economy” sub-forum held on the sidelines of Global Mayors Forum in the Chinese city as part of the Award event. Underlining the contribution AI has already made in […]
AMF starts 4th Internship Program
26 Feb 2024
AMF has inaugurated its 4th Internship Program with the aim of identifying and empowering the talented students and graduates in urban management and its related fields