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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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14 Jul 2017
Registration Open for 38th AAPAM Roundtable Conference, El Jadida, Morocco

Registration Open for 38th AAPAM Roundtable Conference, El Jadida, Morocco

The African Association for Public Administration and Management (AAPAM) in partnership with The Government of the Kingdom of Morocco; United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG-Africa); and African Training and Research Centre in Administration for Development (CAFRAD) will hold the 38th AAPAM Roundtable Conference on the theme, “A Transformed Leadership: Managing National Resources to achieve the objectives of Africa Agenda 2063 and Sustainable Development Goals.” The conference will be held in El Jadida, Kingdom of Morocco from 6 to 10 November 2017.

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11 Jul 2017
SDG 16 at the heart of the study trip of the students of the American University in Cairo/School of Global Affairs and Public Policy (AUC/GAPP) in Morocco

SDG 16 at the heart of the study trip of the students of the American University in Cairo/School of Global Affairs and Public Policy (AUC/GAPP) in Morocco

From 11 to 18 July 2017, the African Local Government Academy (ALGA) of the Pan African Organization United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa) and the American University in Cairo/School of Global Affairs and Public Policy (AUC / GAPP) of Egypt will organize the first study trip to the Kingdom of Morocco for the students of this University.

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06 Jul 2017
Africa TechNet, a key stakeholder for service delivery and addressing the climate change in Africa

Africa TechNet, a key stakeholder for service delivery and addressing the climate change in Africa

At the invitation of the United Cities and Local governments of Africa (UCLG Africa) 90 Chiefs technical officers of African city and subnational governments from 41 African countries participated in the launching of the Constitutive General Assembly of the Network of Chief Technical Officers of Cities and Territories of Africa,  Africa TechNet. The constitutive general assembly was held at Ivotel Hotel, Abidjan, Ivory Coast, on 3 July 2017.

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29 Jun 2017
Abidjan hosts the Inaugural General Assembly for the network of Chief Technical Officers of the cities and territories of Africa (Africa TechNet)

Abidjan hosts the Inaugural General Assembly for the network of Chief Technical Officers of the cities and territories of Africa (Africa TechNet)

 In collaboration with the Ministry of Interior and Security of the Republicof Ivory Coast; the Union of Towns and Municipalities of Ivory Coast (UVICOCI); and the Association of Regions of Ivory Coast (ARDCI), United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa) will organize the Inaugural General Assembly for the network of Chief Technical Officers (CTOs) of the cities and territories of Africa (Africa TechNet), from July 03 to July 05, 2017 at Hotel Ivotel of Abidjan (Ivory Coast), with120 CTOs from the five regions of Africa expected to attend.

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22 Jun 2017
Urban Thinkers Campus: Sustainable Urban Management: Empowerment of Local Governance and Citizen Participation

Urban Thinkers Campus: Sustainable Urban Management: Empowerment of Local Governance and Citizen Participation

The World Urban Campaign (WUC) is an advocacy and partnership platform that raises awareness about positive urban change in order to achieve green, productive, safe, healthy, inclusive, and well-planned cities.

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20 Jun 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  12 to 16 June 2017.

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07 Jun 2017
Signing of Agreement between UCLG-Afrique, Enda Ecopop, IOPD Africa and Assoal/ School of Governance and the Inter-African Alliance of the Participatory Budgeting

Signing of Agreement between UCLG-Afrique, Enda Ecopop, IOPD Africa and Assoal/ School of Governance and the Inter-African Alliance of the Participatory Budgeting

In the continuity of its process of setting up the College of participatory budgeting, the African Local Governments Academy (ALGA) of UCLG Africa signed on June, 1st, 2017, a framework convention of cooperation with ENDA Ecopop, IOPD Africa and Assoal/School of Governance and the Inter-African Alliance of the participatory budgeting. 

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05 Jun 2017
UCLG Africa at the European Development Days 2017

UCLG Africa at the European Development Days 2017

United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa) will take part in the European Development Days-EDD 2017, taking place in Brussels, 7-8 June 2017, alongside the Council of European Municipalities and Regions (CEMR)-PLATFORMA; United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG); the International Association of Francophone Mayors (AIMF); and the Commonwealth Local Government Forum (CLGF). 

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