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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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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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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…

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4th World Forum on Local Economic Development: African Local Governments to examine the informal economy and climate change

The theme of the 4th edition is, "The contributions of local economic development to the implementation of the 2030 development program"

The City of Praia (Cape Verde) will host the 4th World Forum on Local Economic Development (LED), October 17-20, 2017. Over 1,500 participants from 120 countries are expected to attend the meeting organized by UNDP (United Nations Development Program); UCLG (United Cities and Local Government); ILO (International Labor Organization); FAMSI…

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The Network of Chief Technical Officers of Cities and Territories of Africa (Africa TechNet), stakeholders of the fight against climate change

90 City Chief Technical Officers (CTOs) from 41 African countries took part in the meeting that witnessed the election of the members of the governing team of the ‘Africa TechNet’ Network, for a three year term of office

On the initiative of United Cities and Local governments of Africa (UCLG Africa) (www.AfriqueLocale.org) the Constituent General Assembly of the Network of Chief Technical Officers of Cities and Territories of Africa (Africa TechNet) was held from 03 to 05 July 2017 at Ivotel Hotel, of Abidjan (Côte d’Ivoire). 90 City…

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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…