"Local Governance, Urban Development and Youth" was the topic of the international conference that SEEU lecturer and Mayor of the Municipality of Gostivar, Prof. Dr. Rufi Osmani attended.
Prof. Osmani was the special guest of the World Bank division for Southeast Europe region, as one of the most reformist leaders of municipalities in Europe.
In this conference, Prof. Osmani, together with mayors of Medina, Jordan, Mexico, Bombay and Kuwait presented individual experiences in the realization of the millennium objectives in terms of modern cities, sustainable development and the opening of the youth perspective to the process of globalization in general.
In an interactive debate on the presence of over 500 mayors from around the world, Prof. Osmani presented the challenges and alternatives to overcome numerous problems, faced by municipalities in Macedonia, with a special emphasis on the Municipality of Gostivar.
Professor Osmani impressed many with his positive, practical as well as professional presentation, a fact that made the presentation of Osmani to be liked by attendees.
The organization of this event is conducted under the patronage of the Emir of Kuwait.