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Central Africa Region Ready for Africities Summit 2018

The official launch of the 8th edition of the Africities Summit will take place in Rabat, Morocco on May 15, 2018

The United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa) (www.UCLGa.org) Regional Strategic Meeting for Central Africa, was held at Le Méridien Re-Ndama Hotel in Libreville, Gabon, April 16-17, 2018. The meeting was organized in partnership with the Libreville Municipality. Six of the eight countries in the Central African region…

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Regional Strategic Meeting Unifying East Africa Local Authorities and Cities

The meeting organized in collaboration with the Council of Governors (COG) of Kenya was attended by 10 countries representing 14 national associations of local government

The regional strategic meeting of the United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa)  (www.UCLGa.org) for the Eastern Africa Region took place at Intercontinental Hotel (Nairobi, Kenya) from 9 to 10 April 2018.  The meeting organized in collaboration with the Council of Governors (COG) of Kenya was attended by 10 countries representing 14 national…

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    • Nairobi accueille la réunion stratégique régionale de Cités et Gouvernements Locaux Unis d'Afrique (CGLU Afrique) (2)
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Nairobi to Host the Regional Strategic Meeting of United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa)

Kenya’s capital will kick-start a series of UCLG Africa strategic meetings that will take place across the five regions of Africa (North Africa, West Africa, Central Africa, Eastern Africa, Southern Africa)

The regional strategic meeting of the United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa) (www.UCLGa.org) for the Eastern Africa Region will be held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya, on April 9th and 10th, 2018. The meeting is organized by UCLG Africa, the Pan African representative and the…

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Local Africa – Transforming Women’s Lives

UCLG Africa celebrates International Women’s Day 2018

There are issues we should all be ashamed of. Think of your mother, sister, daughter being harassed by someone in the workplace, school, public space, public transport, or simply in the street. Unfortunately, this happens time and again on our continent, and the horrific statistics of women that lose their…

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Beyond Declarations – A Question of Localization

The mobilization of global climate actions in Bonn, Germany, which hosted the COP23, November 6th - 17th, provided a unique opportunity for UCLG Africa to highlight activities that have made African local governments, cities and territories an important global partner in the drive to achieve long term goals set by the Paris Agreement

2017 is ending with a flurry of activities across key global agendas, none more important than new models for action that integrate issues of Climate Change with the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals. The mobilization of global climate actions in Bonn, Germany, which hosted the COP23, November 6th - 17th,…

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Leaders of local and regional governments of Africa and Europe send a strong message to the 5th AU-EU Summit in Abidjan on 29 and 30 November 2017

150 leaders of local and regional governments from African and European Union met in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire on 27 November 2017 in the framework of AU-EU Summit where the theme was investing in youth for a sustainable future. The meeting was organized under the patronage of the Prime Minister of…

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17th Session of the Executive Committee of UCLG Africa: Morocco to host Africities Summit 2018

Members of the Executive Committee were informed that the City of Brazzaville (Congo) had withdrawn and would no longer host the summit, due to the current financial difficulties that the country is experiencing

The 17th Session of the Executive Committee of UCLG Africa (http://AfriqueLocale.org) was held on 24 November 2017 at Afrikland Hotel of Grand -Bassam (Côte d’Ivoire). The deliberations were chaired by Mr. Christian Roger Okemba, Mayor of Brazzaville (Congo), Vice President of UCLG Africa for the Central Africa Region. The opening…

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17th Session of the Executive Committee of UCLG Africa in Grand-Bassam

The official opening ceremony of the meeting will be chaired by His Excellency, Mr. Sidiki Diakité, Hon. Minister of Home Affairs of Ivory Coast

UCLG Africa (http://AfriqueLocale.org) will hold the 17th session of its Executive Committee on November 24, 2017 at the Afriland Hotel, Grand-Bassam (Ivory Coast). The meeting is organized with the support of the Assembly of Regions and Districts of Côte d'Ivoire (ARDCI) and the Union of Cities and Local Governments of…

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Abidjan hosts the 1st Africa - Europe Forum of Local and Regional Governments

The Forum will discuss key issues such as economic development and employment, investment in youth, migration and human mobility, climate change and access to energy

Abidjan, the economic capital of the Republic of Ivory Coast, will host the First Africa-Europe Forum of Local and Regional Governments at the Abidjan District Hotel on November 27, 2017. The Forum will be organized as part of the United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa - http://AfriqueLocale.org)…

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Launch of the UCLG Africa Climate Task Force

Jean Pierre Elong Mbassi, Secretary General of UCLG Africa, stated the intention of the Task Force to bring together, within the same ecosystem, the various stakeholders working with climate issues

The 23rd Conference of the Parties (COP23) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) held in Bonn, Germany from November 6 -17 2017, provided the framework for the launch of the UCLG Africa (www.AfriqueLocale.org/en) Climate Task Force and the presentation of its members to the political authorities…