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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…

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Establishment of the African Cities Development Fund (ACDF)

The Fund aims to enable cities to issue bonds on the national and international capital markets

United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa) (www.AfriqueLocale.org/en) organized a two-day workshop on the establishment of the African Cities Development Fund (ACDF), October 30-31, 2017 at the Hotel Rabat in Morocco. The workshop proceeded work that was carried out after the conference, “Funding African cities: agenda, alliances and…

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National Support Workshop for the implementation of the economic dimension of decentralization in Morocco

The purpose of the study is to develop a methodology offering the opportunity to the local governments of Morocco to have at their disposal a local economic development steering tool for the promotion of economic activities and employment

United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (www.AfriqueLocale.org/en) will organize in cooperation with the High Planning Commission (www.HCP.ma) of Morocco, on November 2, 2017 at Hotel Sofitel Rabat ‘Jardin des Roses’, a national support workshop for the implementation of the economic dimension of decentralization in Morocco. This workshop is one…

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Upcoming Implementation of an ecosystem to enable local authorities in Africa to access climate finance

The goal of the workshop was to initiate a process of implementation of an ecosystem bringing together all relevant players, so that African local authorities are able to submit applications that are eligible to climate finance, and in particular to the Green Climate Fund

The Pan-African organization United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa) (www.UCLGA.org) organized on April 07, 2017 in Rabat (Morocco), a workshop on the access of local and regional authorities in Africa to climate finance. Only States are responsible for the negotiations and the resulting commitments in the fight against climate…

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Brainstorming workshop on the access of local and regional governments in Africa to Climate Finance

The workshop will be an opportunity to provide concrete ideas for implementing these recommendations for their presentation during COP23 in June at Bonn (Germany)

The Pan-African organization United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa) (www.UCLGA.org), shall organize on 7th April , 2017 in Rabat (Morocco), a workshop on access of local authorities of Africa to climate finance. African cities called for the creation of a dedicated desk for Local Governments within the Green Climate Fund during COP 22. They expressed the hope that…