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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! (2)
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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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    • Central Africa Region Ready for Africities Summit 2018 (3)
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    • Declaration of UCLG Africa Regional Strategic Meeting for Central Africa Region
    • Déclaration de la rencontre stratégique régionale CGLU Afrique pour la région Afrique centrale
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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…