Currently, the President of UCLG is Uğur Ibrahim Altay, Mayor of Konya.
Following the UCLG World Congress and World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders held in Daejeon in October 2022, the UCLG leadership came to an agreement to develop a collegial Presidency, with a rotating President for a mandate of one year, as follows:
Carolina Cosse, Mayor of Montevideo, year 1: from the Daejeon Congress to the end of 2023.
Uğur Ibrahim Altay, Mayor of Konya, year 2: end of 2023-end of 2024.
Jan Van Zanen, Mayor of The Hague, year 3: end of 2024-end of 2025.
Lee Jang-Woo, Mayor of Daejeon, year 4: from the end of 2025 to the 8th UCLG Congress at the end of 2026.
The Co-Presidency is composed of:
Fatimetou Abdel Malick, President of Nouakchott Region, as chair of the UCLG Standing Committee on Gender Equality.
Johnny Araya, Mayor of San José, President of FLACMA.
Zhenis Kassymbek, Mayor of Astana.
Ye Niuping, Mayor of Xi’an.
Bheke Stofile, President of the South African Local Government Association (SALGA).
Berry Vrbanovic, Mayor of Kitchener, President Emeritus of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM).
The Treasury is composed of Asmaa Rhlalou, Mayor of Rabat,.
The UCLG World Congress appointed mayors and local leaders to represent the World Organization, as follows:
Ambassadors of the Pact for the Future
Ada Colau, City Councillor of Barcelona, as Ambassador for the Future of People.
Anne Hidalgo, Mayor of Paris, as Ambassador for the Future of the Planet.
Yücel Yilmaz, Mayor of Balikesir, as Ambassador for the Future of Government.
Carola Gunnarsson, City Councillor of Sala, as Special Envoy for Freedom, Solidarity and Fighting Violence against Local Political Leaders.
Carlos Martínez, Mayor of Soria as Special Envoy for the New Urban Agenda.
Mohamed Sefiani, Mayor of Chefchaouen, as the Special Envoy for Food Systems.
Ilsut Metshin, Mayor of Kazan (Russian Federation), President of UNACLA.