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15 Dec 2017

Beyond Declarations: The contribution of Local and Regional Governments of Africa to the Climate Change Agenda

“Beyond Declarations – A Question of Localization”       

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.

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14 Dec 2017

Call for Applications: REFELA Project Manager and SARO Director

To achieve its goals, United Cities and Local Governments of Africa-UCLG Africa is recruiting its network of local elected women of Africa (REFELA) Project Manager and its Southern Africa Regional Office (SARO) Director. 

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14 Dec 2017

Francophone Africa Climate Initiatives Award: Video testimonials of the two Laureates

For the second year in a row, UCLG Africa has been a partner in the Francophone Africa Climate Initiatives Award in the category for local authorities.

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14 Dec 2017

COP23-Climate Summit of Local and Regional Leaders: local elected women champion the voice of Africa

The involvement of women is essential for the implementation of collaborative climate actions. This is the position championed by the President of the Network of Local Elected Women of Africa (REFELA), Ms. Célestine Ketcha Courtès and Ms. Clara Doe-mvogo, Mayor of Monrovia, Liberia, at the climate summit of local and regional leaders.

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14 Dec 2017

Presentation of the report from UCLG Africa / ENERGIES 2050 on territorializing the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) in Africa

COP23 provided a framework for the presentation of the report produced by UCLG Africa and ENERGIES 2050 entitled, ‘Challenges and Opportunities for the Territorializing of Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) in Africa: Role of cities and governments in Africa in the implementation of national strategies to fight climate change.

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14 Dec 2017

Presentation of the Declaration of Local and Subnational Leaders of Africa

The Summit for Local and Regional Leaders on November 12, 2017 offered the opportunity to present the Declaration of Local and Subnational Leaders of Africa adopted during the second edition of the World Climate Chance Summit, which took place from September 11-13, 2017 in Agadir (Morocco).

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13 Dec 2017

Presentation of MOOC-ALGA on planning for climate change in African cities at COP23

Within the framework of the training offer from UCLG Africa’s African Local Government Academy (ALGA), a free Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on planning for climate change in African cities was launched in September 2017.

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11 Dec 2017

Call for Expression of Interest for Selecting Participants to Take Part in the Special Intensive Course Training of Trainers organized by the International Institute Life Beyond Tourism of the Fondazione ROMUALDO DEL BIANCO, Florence, Italy on “LIFE

Within the framework of the implementation of the Memorandum of Understanding signed on August 2017, between UCLG-Africa and the Fondazione ROMUALDO DEL BIANCO and its International Institute of Life Beyond Tourism (II LBT); UCLG-Africa and II LBT decided and agreed to organize a Special Intensive Course Training of Trainers on “Life Beyond Tourism”, from 12 to 15 February 2018 (4 days) in Florence, Italy.

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30 Nov 2017
UCLG Africa & Al Akhawayn University of Ifrane sign Memorandum of Understanding

UCLG Africa & Al Akhawayn University of Ifrane sign Memorandum of Understanding

UCLG Africa signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Al Akhawayn University of Ifrane, on 7 November 2017 at Al Jadida( Morocco),  on the fringe of the 38 annual conference of The African Association for Public Administration and Management (AAPAM).

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28 Nov 2017
DECLARATION OF THE AFRICA-EUROPE FORUM OF LOCAL AND REGIONAL GOVERNMENTS

DECLARATION OF THE AFRICA-EUROPE FORUM OF LOCAL AND REGIONAL GOVERNMENTS

We, as leaders of local and regional governments of the Member States of the African Union and of the European Union, meeting on 27 November 2017 in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, on the side-line of the 5th EU-Africa Summit of Heads of State and Government of the two regions, address this declaration to the institutions and Member States of the Africa Union and European Union:

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