Asian Network of Major Cities 21

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Asian Network of Major Cities 21 is a body representing the interests of several of Asia's largest capital cities around common themes of importance, including urban planning, sustainability and crisis management. The organization was advocated by then Tokyo Governor Shintaro Ishihara (1999-2012) and formed by common declaration of at a meeting held in Kuala Lumpur in August 2000.

Member cities[edit]

City Name Native Name Metro Population Image Country
Bangkok กรุงเทพมหานคร 11,971,000 Bangkok Night Wikimedia Commons.jpg  Thailand
Delhi दिल्ली 22,157,000 Skyline at Rajiv Chowk.JPG  India
Hanoi Hà Nội 6,500,000 07 Hanoi Lnadmark Building.jpg  Vietnam
Jakarta Jakarta 24,094,000 Jakarta Skyline Part 2.jpg  Indonesia
Kuala Lumpur Kuala Lumpur 7,200,000 KL-Skyline Night HDR.JPG  Malaysia
Metropolitan Manila Kalakhang Maynila 11,553,427 Ortigas Tonight.jpg  Philippines
Seoul 서울 24,472,063  South Korea
Singapore Singapura 4,987,600 Singapore Panorama v2.jpg  Singapore
Taipei 臺北 6,870,357 Taipeiview.jpg  Republic of China (Taiwan)
Tokyo 東京 34,607,069 Skyscrapers of Shinjuku 2009 January.jpg  Japan
Tomsk Томск 1,045,541 Tomsk, view from the fire-observation tower.jpg  Russia
Ulaanbaatar Улаанбаатар 1,067,000 UlaanBaatar-2009.jpg  Mongolia
Yangon ရန်ကုန် 4,348,000 Central Yangon.jpg  Burma
北京 13,330,000  People's Republic of China

Beijing withdrew its membership in August 2005 in protest at the decision of the group to hold its fifth plenary in Taipei, Taiwan in April 2006.

Joint projects[edit]

  • Industry
    • Promotion of Development of a small to medium-sized Jet Passenger Plane
    • “Welcome to Asia” Campaign
    • Promotion of Asian Business and Investment Projects
    • ICT Initiatives for Urban Development
    • Development of Affordable, Safe and Fast Mass Housing Technology Project
  • Environment
    • Urban and Global Environment Problems
  • Civil management
    • Network for Crisis Management
  • Health
    • Countermeasures to Combat Infectious Diseases in Asia
  • Arts and culture
    • Asian Performing Arts Festival
  • Women's Social participation
    • Women's Participation in Society
  • Human resource development
    • Youth-to-Youth Program -Creating Enterprising Originals
    • Staff Capacity Enhancement Program

Plenary Meeting[edit]

  • The First Plenary Meeting (October 2001) - Tokyo
  • The Second Plenary Meeting (November 2002) - Delhi
  • The Third Plenary Meeting (November 2003) - Hanoi
  • The Fourth Plenary Meeting (November 2004) - Jakarta
  • The Fifth Plenary Meeting (April 2006) - Taipei
  • The Sixth Plenary Meeting (November 2007) - Manila
  • The Seventh Plenary Meeting (November 2008) - Kuala Lumpur
  • The Eighth Plenary Meeting (November 2009) - Bangkok
  • The Ninth Plenary Meeting (November 2010) - Tokyo
  • The Tenth Plenary Meeting (October 2011) - Seoul
  • The Eleventh Plenary Meeting (June 2012) - Singapore

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