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Who is the United Cities and Local Governments of Africa?

The UCLGA is the umbrella organization and the united voice and representative of local government in Africa.It results from the unification of the three pre-existing continental groupings of local governments

,namely the African Union of Local Authorities (AULA), the Union des Villes Africaines (UVA) and the Africa Chapter of the Unao dos Ciudades y Capitaes Lusofono Africana, (UCCLA).It is an institution that gathers 40 national associations of local governments from all regions of Africa as well as the 2000 cities that have more than 100.000 inhabitants. Therefore UCLGA represents nearly 350 million Africans citizens.



UCLGA is a founding member of the United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) world organization, and its regional section for Africa. UCLGA is currently headquartered in the City of Rabat, The Kingdom of Morocco, where it enjoys a diplomatic status as a Pan-African International Organisation.