Tunis hosts the 15th MedCities General Assembly

On November, 28th MedCities association celebrated its 15th General Assembly in Tunis City Hall where more than 25 member cities attended.

On November, 28th MedCities association celebrated its 15th General Assembly in Tunis City Hall where more than 25 member cities attended.

After presenting the agenda, the Mayor of Tunis, Ms. Souad Abderrahim, welcomed the audience while the MedCities President, Mr. Mohamed Idaomar – Mayor of Tétouan (Morocco), - the new former Secretary General, Mr. Josep Canals, and the Secretary, Ms. Elisenda Alamany from Àrea Metropolitana de Barcelona, started presenting and evaluating the activities and projects carried our during 2019.

The approval of the accounts and the new budget for the 2020 projects were among the main points of the meeting. As well as the approval of 4 new members of the association: Valencia, Montpellier, Gaziantep and Mersin and a new observer member, ANIMA INVESTMENT NETWORK. With these incorporations, MedCities has reached 61 members.

The General Assembly was also the launching point for the elaboration of the new Strategic Plan of the association. This will take place in 2020 and will cover the period 2021-2023. The new strategic plan will be a participatory and collaborative process to work commonly with all members and will set the priorities for the organisation for the coming years.