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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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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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Official Launch of the Preparations for the Africities 2018 Summit

Local Authorities are Resolute to Start the Transition to Sustainable Cities in Marrakesh

United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa) (www.UCLGA.org) and the Moroccan Association of Presidents of Municipal Councils (AMPCC) launched the 8th edition of the Africities Summit on May 15, 2018, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in Rabat, Morocco. The Summit will take place from…

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Official Launching Ceremony of Preparation for the Africities 2018 Summit

The theme of the Summit will be: "The transition to sustainable cities and territories: The role of African local governments"

The official ceremony to launch the preparation for the 8th edition of the Africities Summit, November 20-24, 2018, Marrakesh, Morocco will take place on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, 3:00- 5:30 pm at the Balafrej Hall, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in Rabat, Morocco. The theme of the…

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2nd Edition of the African Forum of Territorial Managers and Training Institutes targeting Local and Regional Governments: The Network of Human Resources Managers of African Local and Regional Governments (Local Africa HR-Net) is now set up!

The forum also served as a framework for the holding of the constituent general assembly of the African Network of Human Resources Managers of Local and Regional Governments

The second edition of the African Forum of Territorial Managers and Training Institutes (www.UCLGA.org/events/2nd-edition-of-the-african-forum-of-territorial-managers) targeting Local and Regional Governments was held April 25-26, 2018 at the BE LIVE hotel in Saidia, (Kingdom of Morocco, Oriental Region). The meeting was co-organized by the Ministry of Home Affairs of the Kingdom of…

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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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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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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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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…