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15 Aug 2017
Weekly Press Review of news of African Local Governments

Weekly Press Review of news of African Local Governments

UCLG Africa presents the weekly online press review of main stories and news of African local governments from  31 July to 4 August 2017.

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09 Aug 2017
Celebrating the African Union Decentralization Day

Celebrating the African Union Decentralization Day

This year 2017, the theme of the African Union Decentralization Day celebrated today 10 August is « Youth Participation ». At the Local Government and UCLG Africa levels, we translate this as “Investing in Youth”. It seems we are stating the obvious.

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07 Aug 2017
UCLG Africa and ALGA invite you to register for the annual meeting of the UCLG Capacity and Institution Building Working Group (CIB) in eThekwini

UCLG Africa and ALGA invite you to register for the annual meeting of the UCLG Capacity and Institution Building Working Group (CIB) in eThekwini

This year, the annual meeting of the UCLG Capacity and Institution Building Working Group (CIB) is hosted by the South African Local Government Association (SALGA) and will take place in the city of eThekwini on 26 to 28 September 2017.

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03 Aug 2017
Fight against Climate Change: Good practices of the municipalities of Copargo (Benin) and Tondikiwindi (Niger)

Fight against Climate Change: Good practices of the municipalities of Copargo (Benin) and Tondikiwindi (Niger)

Winners of The Climate Initiative Award 2017 for the category, Local Authorities, were the municipalities of Copargo (Benin) and Tondikiwindi (Niger); both receiving awards for the development of innovative projects in their region.

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02 Aug 2017
Weekly Press Review of news of African Local Governments

Weekly Press Review of news of African Local Governments

UCLG Africa presents the weekly online press review of main stories and news of African local governments from  24 to 28 July 2017.

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31 Jul 2017
The Dubai International Award For Best Practice: 21 years of recognizing excellence in urban best practices

The Dubai International Award For Best Practice: 21 years of recognizing excellence in urban best practices

In 1995, the Dubai Municipality and UN-Habitat established the Dubai International Award for Best Practice during the United Nations International Conference to recognize best practices that have a positive impact on improving the living environment.

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27 Jul 2017
The First National Conference on the Carbon Market of Morocco: An invitation to Involve Local Authorities in the Process

The First National Conference on the Carbon Market of Morocco: An invitation to Involve Local Authorities in the Process

The first national conference on the carbon market in Morocco was held at the Sofitel Hotel in Rabat on July 7, 2017 and saw experts underline the essential involvement of local authorities in the achievement of this mechanism. The goal of the carbon market is to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and to combat climate change. 

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26 Jul 2017
Weekly Press Review of news of African Local Governments

Weekly Press Review of news of African Local Governments

UCLG Africa presents the weekly online press review of main stories and news of African local governments from  17 to 21 July 2017.

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18 Jul 2017
Necrology:  Death of Mrs. Abdou Assamaou KOSSEYTI, Vice president of REFELA for West Africa Region

Necrology: Death of Mrs. Abdou Assamaou KOSSEYTI, Vice president of REFELA for West Africa Region

 The Network of the Locally Elected Women of Africa (REFELA) lost his vice-president for West Africa region, Mrs Abdou Assamaou KOSSEYTI, Mayor of Birni Gaouré in Niger.

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17 Jul 2017
UCLG Africa is advocating for financial decentralization in Burkina Faso and Ivory Coast

UCLG Africa is advocating for financial decentralization in Burkina Faso and Ivory Coast

June 8-18,2017: UCLG Africa visited Burkina Faso and Ivory Coast to advocate for the development of a roadmap that will improve the level of financial decentralization,  and to follow up their study on the cost of resources transferred to these countries.

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