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ATIF aims to help local government to respond to one of the 5 key functions for the city or territory: providing cities with basic services and amenities

The first edition of the Africities Trade and Invest Forum (ATIF) took place during the second day of the ninth edition of the Africities Summit. The event held by the AfDB, AFREXIMBANK, AfCFTA, ABSA, UNCDF, and UCLG Africa (www.UCLGA.org) was chair by Dr. Amani Abou-Zeid, Commissioner for Infrastructure, Energy and Tourism of…

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9th Africities Summit: Official Opening of the 9th Edition of the Africities Summit

Kick Off of the Discussion on the Role of Intermediary Cities in Africa in the Implementation of the UN 2030 Agenda and the Africa Union Agenda 2063

The 9th edition of the Africities Summit has been launched today in Kisumu by His Excellency, Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya. Former Seychelles head of state, His Excellency Danny Faure also took part in the official ceremony in the presence of 3500 delegates from around the world and…

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United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa) and CitiIQ Announce Scoring of 60 Major African Cities

Africities Summit on May 17-21 to focus on challenges faced by more than 1,000 Intermediary cities

The United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa) (www.UCLGA.org) and CitiIQ, creator of an innovative global city measurement standard, announced today that 60 major African cities have been scored as a contribution to the Africities Summit being held in Kisumu, Kenya from May 17-21. Research shows that the continent of…

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Lupita Nyong'o: Goodwill Ambassador for the 9th Africities Summit

Organized every 3 years over a 5-day period, alternately in the different regions of Africa, the Africities Summit is the largest democratic gathering organized on the African continent

The 9th edition of the Africities Summit is scheduled to take place on May 17 to 21, 2022 in Kisumu, Kenya. Placed under the High Patronage of His Excellency, Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya, the theme chosen for the summit is: “The role of intermediary cities in Africa in…

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Africities 2022 in Kisumu, Kenya: We are There!

Organized every 3 years over a 5-day period, alternately in the different regions of Africa, the Africities Summit is the largest democratic gathering organized on the African continent

One month before the 9th edition of the Africities Summit scheduled to take place on May 17 to 21, 2022 in Kisumu, Kenya, the program of sessions is complete. 170 sessions were recorded for this edition placed under the High Patronage of His Excellency, Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic…

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Meetings of the Statutory Bodies for United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa) & International Conference: African Cities: Engines of Sustainable Development - Cairo, Hotel Conrad, June 17-20, 2019

This Conference was officially opened by the Prime Minister of Egypt, Dr. Mostafa Madbouli, and was attended by a large number of Ministers from the Government of Egypt

UCLG Africa (www.UCLGA.org), who represents and defends the interests of cities and local governments across Africa on the world stage, marked the inauguration of its new North Africa Regional Office where it held its first statutory meeting and  20th session of the Executive Committee, at the invitation of the Ministry…

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Charter of Local and Subnational Governments of Africa on Migration

We, Local and Subnational Governments of Africa gathered on the occasion of the 8th edition of the Africities Summit held in Marrakech, Morocco, from November 20 to November 24, 2018: Based on the various international treaties guaranteeing the rights to persons in a situation of travel or migration, hereinafter referred to as migrants; Recognizing   that…

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Africities 8 Summit – Marrakech, November 20-24, 2018: The Highlights

The Africities Summit 2018 in Marrakech has proven itself to be the most important democratic gathering in Africa

An unprecedented participation of 8300 participants represented more than 77 countries, including 53 African countries and nearly 3,000 local elected representatives, mayors and other leaders of local and subnational governments. The Africities Summit 2018 (www.Africities.org) in Marrakech has proven itself to be the most important democratic gathering in Africa. Download Summary of Sessions Here https://bit.ly/2Aqgz0o " The Africities Summit gave a…

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19th Session of the United Cities and Local Governments Africa Executive Committee in Marrakech

United Cities and Local Governments Africa is holding the 19th session of its Executive Committee on November 17, 2018 from 9:30am at the Sofitel Hotel in Marrakech, Morocco

The meeting is organized in collaboration with the Moroccan Association of Presidents of Municipal Councils (AMPCC) and is held as a prelude to the 8th Africities Summit (www.Africities.org) that will take place under the High Patronage of His Majesty King Mohammed VI, from November 20-24, 2018 in the city of…

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Challenge African Youth: Showcase solutions for the Africa We Want at the 2018 Africities Youth Forum

5000 participants are expected at the event, representing all the stakeholders of African local life as well as their partners from other regions of the world

The 8th edition of the Africities Summit will take place from November 20-24, 2018 in Marrakesh, Morocco, under the theme: "The transition towards sustainable cities and territories: The role of Local and Sub- national governments of Africa." The Africities summit is the flagship event of the pan African Organization United…