Ms. Bernadia Irawati Tjandradewi

United Cities and Local Governments Asia Pacific (UCLG-ASPAC)
Secretary General
Speaker Bio
  • She is the first woman Secretary General of UCLG’s regional
  • She received her PhD in urban engineering from the University
    of Tokyo, and two master degrees in Atmospheric Physic from
    Nagoya University, Japan and in Public Policy from National
    University of Singapore
  • Bernadia has been working in urban development and related
    fields for more than 15 years. Beginning of her career she
    worked with JICA and afterwards she was with CITYNET in
    Yokohama. She is also a visiting professor at several
    universities in Japan. She has written various papers and has
    also been a speaker at numerous events
  • She was recently appointed as a member of the Advisory
    Group on Gender issues (AGGI) of UNHABITAT. Besides global
    and urban environmental issues, her current interests range
    from strategic urban planning, climate change, disaster
    management, and international cooperation to water
    management, women empowerment and local governance.
Ms. Bernadia Irawati Tjandradewi
 will attend
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Join us at the seventh session of the Asia-Pacific Urban Forum (APUF7) in Penang, Malaysia from 15 to 17 October 2019