Themes of the TGAGA
Architecture, Urbanization & Protection of Cultural Heritage
Upgrading visual identity; Revival of indigenous architecture and urban planning; Emphasis on human-centered urban planning and maintaining the human scale; Priority of pedestrian movement, safety and security and non-motorized transport; Improving the quality of urban spaces; Promoting the principles and techniques of urban design and construction; Repair of worn tissues; Recreation and reviving historical identity.
Sustainable Development, Resilience & Urban Livability
Conservation of natural resources and management of human systems relationships and ecosystems; Explaining a comprehensive outlook of sustainability in all dimensions; Attention to energy efficiency and clean energies; Green space expansion, waste management and urban cleanliness; Reducing vulnerability to natural and man-made crises; Improving the city's ability to absorb, adapt and respond to changes in urban systems; Effective management in health crises; Protecting the health of citizens; Supporting cultural diversity and living patterns.
Development of Infrastructure, Public Transportation & Municipal Services
Development of technical, civil and railway infrastructure and underground lines; Development of service infrastructures such as water, sewage, internet, etc; Improving the quality of services in the areas of health, waste, cemeteries, etc; Development and updating of recreational and tourism spaces.
Citizen Participation & Cultural & Social Development of the City
Laying the groundwork for increasing social interaction and citizen participation; Crystallization of hope and social vitality in cities; Promoting ethical values and indigenous cultures of citizenship; Training, empowerment and improvement of citizenship skills and behaviors; Establishment of interactive communication networks between citizens and stakeholders; Strengthen public trust; Consolidating the neighborhood, indigenous and religious identity of the city.
Innovation, Technology & Smart City
Solving urban challenges with methods based on new, creative, intelligent and advanced technologies; Improving efficiency in the field of urban life; Continuous flow of municipal services to citizens around the clock; Development of ICT infrastructure and intelligent systems for decision-making, planning, management and urban governance; Innovative interaction and employment in the city.
Urban Economy, Investment & Entrepreneurship
Defining economic identity for cities in various fields of industry, religion, fashion and clothing, food, sports, etc. based on potential capacities; Increasing cooperation and competitiveness of the city economy; Development of economic participation and investment opportunities in the city; Development of start-ups and businesses based on new technologies in the city; Stabilizing the revenues and financial resources of municipalities.
Local Governance, Urban Planning & Management
Increasing of transparency, decentralization and public participation in management; Updating programs using new methods; Paying attention to the cohesion and integrity of urban management; Development of urban e-government; Development of international relations and urban diplomacy; Use of quantitatively new and advanced models in planning and decision making; Strengthening local management with a bottom-up approach.