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Main Recommendations of the 6th Edition of the African Forum of Territorial Managers and Training Institutes targeting Local Governments (FAMI6 2022)

This important annual meeting of Territorial Managers, held just one week after COP27, was organized by United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa) through its African Local Government Academy (ALGA)

On December 3rd, 2022 in Agadir, the 6th edition of the African Forum of Territorial Managers and Training Institutes targeting Local Governments (FAMI6_2022) came to an end. Download document: https://bit.ly/3HbJidl The Forum was held over 6 days, from November 28th to December 03rd, 2022 at the Training Center of the Faculty…

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Opening in Agadir of the African Forum of Territorial Managers and Training Institutes targeting Local Governments (FAMI_6)

The Forum is organized by the Pan-African Organization of United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa), through its African Local Government Academy

The 6th edition of the African Forum of Territorial Managers and Training Institutes targeting Territorial Communities (FAMI 6_2022) opened its work in the city of Agadir, on Monday, November 28 at the Training Center of the School of Medicine and Pharmacy of the Ibn Zohr University, and will continue until…

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6th edition of the African Forum of Territorial Managers and Training Institutes targeting Local Governments (FAMI 6 2022) in Agadir

This 6th edition will be an opportunity to present, discuss and provide answers to the various issues related to the challenges of training and capacity building of local elected officials

From 28 November to 03 December 2022, United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa) (http://www.UCLGA.org), through its African Local Government Academy (ALGA) and its Partners, are organizing the 6th edition of the African Forum of Territorial Managers and Training Institutes targeting Local Governments (FAMI 6_2022). This meeting marks…

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    • Members of UCLG Africa Executive Commetee, 01 November 2022, Tangier (Morocco)
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Conclusions of the Statutory Meetings of United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa)

Both meetings were chaired by Ms. Fatimetou Abdel Malick, President of the Region of Nouakchott (Mauritania) and President of UCLG Africa

The 28th session of the Executive Committee and the 26th session of the Pan-African Council of United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa) (http://www.UCLGA.org) were held as ordinary sessions in Tangiers, Morocco, on November 01 and 02, 2022. Both meetings were chaired by Ms. Fatimetou Abdel Malick, President…

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    • Mayor Mr. Hormatallah ERRAGHEB, Mr. Buba Abubakar, Mrs. Antoinette De London ATAYI MEPAS, Mrs. Hilda Maate BUSINGE, Mr. George MWANZA
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The Network of Young Elected Local Officials of Africa (YELO) has elected its leadership

Unanimously, the members of the YELO Presidency appointed Mr. Hormatallah ERRAGHEB, Mayor of Dakhla in Morocco, as the first President of YELO for a 3-year term

On October 31, 2022, was held in Tangier, the Constitutive Assembly of the Network of Young Elected Local Officials of Africa of its acronym "YELO".  32 Young Elected Local Officials of Africa representing 24 countries of the five regions of the continent took part in the work of this assembly,…

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The City of Tangiers Hosts the Statutory Meetings of United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa) and the General Assembly of the Network of Young Local Elected Officials of Africa (YELO)

The 28th session of the Executive Committee will be held on November 01, 2022 at 10:30 a.m. at the Barceló Hotel in Tangiers

On November 1 and 2, 2022, the Executive Committee and the Pan-African Council of United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa) (http://www.UCLGA.org) will meet in ordinary sessions in Tangiers, Morocco. These two meetings will be preceded on Monday, October 31, 2022 by the Constitutive Assembly of the Network…

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    • Presentation of the new UCLG leadership, Daejeon, South Korea, 14 October 2022 (Credit: Eros Sana/ UCLG Africa)
    • Signature of a MoU beetwen UCLG Africa and The Hague Academy, Daejeon, South Korea, 14 October 2022 (Credit: Eros Sana/ UCLG Africa)
    • Adoption of the Pact For the Future of Humanity, Daejeon, South Korea, 15 October 2022 (Credit: Eros Sana/ UCLG Africa)
    • MoU UCLG Africa & Mercociudade, Daejeon, South Korea, 13 October 2022 (Credit: Eros Sana/ UCLG Africa)
    • Celebration of 10 years Anniversary of REFELA, Daejeon, South Korea, 11 October 2022 (Credit: Eros Sana/ UCLG Africa)
    • Fatimetou Abdel Malick, President of UCLG Africa, Emilia Saiz, Secretary General of UCLG and Rohey Malick Lowe, President of REFELA , Daejeon, South Korea,11 October 2022 (Credit: Eros Sana/ UCLG Africa)
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Africa was present in Daejeon to adopt the Pact for the Future of Humanity

The Summit was attended by a strong African delegation coming from 30 countries of the continent

The 7th World Summit of Leaders and Officials of Cities and Regional governments organized by the United Cities and Local Governments (http://www.UCLGA.org) in Daejeon, South Korea, on October 10th  to 14th 2022, gathered over 3,000 cities and regional governments and their partners to discuss and adopt the UCLG Pact for…

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    • Abidjan, September 23, 2022, Presentation of training certificate to Mr. Jean-Bosco Massoma Ekwalla of the Urban Commune of Douala (Cameroon) by Mr. François Yatta, Director of Operations and Technical Assistance (UCLG Africa), Ms. Alice Nabalamba, Head of Urban Development, Infrastructure, Department of Urban Development (African Development Bank and Mr. Stefan Atchia, Manager of the Urban Division of the African Development Bank
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    • Abidjan, 23 September 2022, Africa FINET Network Elected Office & Honorary Members: Ms. Olarike Olayinka from Ekiti State (Nigeria), Mr. Jean Rubangutsangabo from Kigali (Rwanda), Mr. Kamal Jelouane from Agadir (Morocco) , Ms. Sylvie Some Ouoba from Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso), Mr. Jean-Bosco Massoma Ekwalla from Douala (Cameroon), Mr. Jeremiah Sibande, from Lilongwe (Malawi), Ms. Reshma Bukhory Bahadoor from Flacq (Mauritius)
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Training on Access to Capital Markets for African Cities and Subnational Government

The training session offered the opportunity to renew the governance bodies of the Network of Directors and Heads of Financial Services of African local authorities (Africa FINET)

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa) (www.UCLGA.org) in collaboration with GiZ and the Sahel and West Africa Club of the OECD organized from September 19 to 24, 2022 a training session on: Access to capital markets for African Cities and Subnational governments.…

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    • FORAF 1 experience sharing, September 8, 2022, Saïdia (Morocco)
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    • Office bearers of the FORAF with Mrs Fatimetou Abdel Malick, UCLG Africa President & Mr. Abdennabi Bioui, President of the Regional Council of the Oriental Region
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Closing of the First edition of the Forum of Regions of Africa

Around 500 delegates, from 30 countries including 21 African countries, and more than 80 Presidents of African regional governments participated in the event

The organisation of the very first Forum of the Regions of Africa at the continental level proved to be a success. Held in Saïdia, in the Oriental region of Morocco, the forum took place on September 8th and 9th, 2022. Around 500 delegates, from 30 countries including 21 African countries,…

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    • Speech by Ms. Mbarka Bouaida, President of the Association of Moroccan Regions (ARM), FORAF opening ceremony, Saïda, September 08, 2022
    • Jean Pierre Elong Mbassi, SG UCLG Africa, FORAF opening ceremony, in Saïdia (Morocco), September 08, 2022
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First Edition of the Forum of Regions of Africa (FORAF) -DAY 1: Advocacy for the emergence of an Africa of peoples

The proceedings are centered around "The contribution of Regional Governments to the sustainable development and to the dynamics of integration of Africa"

Under The High Patronage of His Majesty The King Mohammed VI, the first edition of the Forum of Regions of Africa (FORAF), has been launched, this 8th September 2022, in Saïdia, the Oriental Region of Morocco. This gathering is organised by United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa)…