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19 Oct 2017
Participation of UCLG Africa at the First National Asseses of Decentralized Cooperation in Burkina Faso

Participation of UCLG Africa at the First National Asseses of Decentralized Cooperation in Burkina Faso

From 5 to 7 October 2017, at the International Conference Center of Ouagadougou, the first Asseses of Decentralized Cooperation in Burkina Faso took place. These asseses gathered more than a thousand participants: national and local actors as well as foreign decentralized cooperation partners.

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18 Oct 2017
4th World Forum on Local Economic Development: African Local Governments to examine the informal economy and climate change

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

The City of Praia (Cape Verde) will host the 4th World Forum on Local Economic Development (LED), October 17-20, 2017.

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16 Oct 2017
Regional Dialogue on Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) for Africa: Partnership signed between UCLG Africa and 4 C

Regional Dialogue on Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) for Africa: Partnership signed between UCLG Africa and 4 C

Regional dialogue on NDCs for Africa: Partnership agreement signed between UCLG Africa and the Moroccan Climate Change Competence Centre (4 C).

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21 Sep 2017
SALE FORUM: AFRICAN LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACADEMY, CENTER OF EXCELLENCE FOR THE TRAINING AND CAPACITY BUILDING OF LOCAL ELECTED OFFICIALS AND SENIOR STAFF OF AFRICAN LOCAL GOVERNMENTS

SALE FORUM: AFRICAN LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACADEMY, CENTER OF EXCELLENCE FOR THE TRAINING AND CAPACITY BUILDING OF LOCAL ELECTED OFFICIALS AND SENIOR STAFF OF AFRICAN LOCAL GOVERNMENTS

The first forum for local government officials and managers of training institutions who offer training for  African local governments took place at the Campus of the International University of Rabat (UIR), located at the Technopolis of Salé (Morocco), September 18-20, 2017.  The forum was dedicated to the  theme, "Human Resources in African Local Governments: The Time to Act ... is Now!" and was sponsored by the United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG-Africa) and its African Local Government Academy (ALGA).

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15 Sep 2017
Climate Chance World Summit: Declaration of Local and Subnational Leaders of Africa

Climate Chance World Summit: Declaration of Local and Subnational Leaders of Africa

During the Climate Chance World Summit that took place in Agadir (Morocco), from 11 to 13 September 2017, mayors and presidents of African regions, mobilized for the occasion by United Cities and Local Governments of Africa- UCLG Africa, presented the “Declaration of Local and Subnational Leaders of Africa: Fighting against climate change in Africa together.”

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14 Sep 2017
Participation of the UCLG Africa Secretary General at the High-Level Meeting on UN-Habitat

Participation of the UCLG Africa Secretary General at the High-Level Meeting on UN-Habitat

The Secretary General of UCLG Africa undertook from 03 to 07 September 2017 a mission to the United Nations in New York to participate in the High Level Meeting on the New Urban Agenda and UN Habitat, at the invitation of the President of the 71st Session of the United Nations General Assembly.

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12 Sep 2017
ALGA commits to the promotion of Human Rights

ALGA commits to the promotion of Human Rights

The African Local Government Academy (ALGA) of UCLG Africa plans to integrate the issue of human rights in its training for local authorities.

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04 Sep 2017
Life Beyond Tourism: An Innovative Approach to Tourism in Africa

Life Beyond Tourism: An Innovative Approach to Tourism in Africa

Earlier this month, Mr. Jean Pierre Elong Mbassi, the UCLG Africa Secretary General, led a 3 days mission (2-5 August) with UCLG Africa’s consultant, Mr. Jewel Adjei, to the Fondazione Romualdo Del Bianco in Florence, Italy, following an invitation extended to UCLG Africa to collaborate with the Foundation.

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31 Aug 2017

1st Forum of Local Managers and Training Institutes Targeting the Local Level

In partnership with the Ministry of Home Affairs of the Kingdom of Morocco, the Association of Regions of Morocco (ARM), the Moroccan Association of Presidents of Municipal Councils (AMPCC), the International University of Rabat (UIR); and United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa) is organizing within the framework of its African Local Governments Academy (ALGA), the first Forum of Territorial Managers and Training Institutes dedicated to the capacity building of Local Governments in Africa. This event falls within the celebration of the 2017 World Public Service Day,  held every year on 23 June.

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30 Aug 2017
African Leaders of Tomorrow Programme

African Leaders of Tomorrow Programme

As the 2017 cohort of the African Leaders of Tomorrow (ALT) Scholarship Programme plan their visit to Canada to pursue their master’s studies in Public Administration, Public Policy or Public Finance, the Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE) will prepare to launch the 2018 edition of the African Leaders of Tomorrow Programme (ALT 2018).

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