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10 Nov 2017
UCLG Africa at COP23: Don't miss our Events!

UCLG Africa at COP23: Don't miss our Events!

The 23rd Conference of the Parties (COP23) for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), to be held in Bonn, Germany, from the 6th to the 17th of November 2017 will see UCLG Africa and ENERGIES 2050 organize and participate in following events:

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07 Nov 2017
Establishment of the African Cities Development Fund (ACDF)

Establishment of the African Cities Development Fund (ACDF)

United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa) organized a two-day workshop on the establishment of the African Cities Development Fund (ACDF), October 30-31, 2017 at the Hotel Rabat in Morocco.

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01 Nov 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  23 to 27 October 2017.

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30 Oct 2017
Video: The Impressions of the Secretary General of UCLG Africa at the end of the 4th LED World Forum

Video: The Impressions of the Secretary General of UCLG Africa at the end of the 4th LED World Forum

The 4th World Forum on Local Economic development was held for the first time in Africa, in Praia, Cape Verde, from 17 to 20 October 2017. The theme of this edition was "local Voices, local Actions, global agendas". In this video, the Secretary General of UCLG Africa, Mr Jean Pierre Elong Mbassi, gives his impressions on the importance of this forum.

Watch the video here in French.

Source: Video made by Vision Communication

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27 Oct 2017
Training workshop for the first cohort of the Pan African Local Government Peer Review Team

Training workshop for the first cohort of the Pan African Local Government Peer Review Team

The United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa) will organize a training workshop for the first cohort of members of the Pan African Local Government Peer Review Team from November 1-2, 2017 at the Rive Hotel, Rabat, Morocco.

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27 Oct 2017
4th World Forum on Local economic development: see the Final Declaration

4th World Forum on Local economic development: see the Final Declaration

The City of Praia (Cape Verde) hosted the 4th edition of the World Forum on Local Economic development (DEL), October 17- 20, 2017.

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27 Oct 2017
4th World LED Forum: Sharing experiences on building sustainable cities for locally–rooted investment, jobs, services and inclusive growth

4th World LED Forum: Sharing experiences on building sustainable cities for locally–rooted investment, jobs, services and inclusive growth

The National Stadium of Praia (Cape Verde) hosted the 4th World Forum on Local Economic Development over four days starting September 20, 2017.

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25 Oct 2017
1st Africa-Europe Local Government forum

1st Africa-Europe Local Government forum

United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa), the Council of European Municipalities and Regions (CEMR) and Platforma- join their efforts to organize the 1st Forum of Africa-Europe Local governments.

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24 Oct 2017
4th World Forum on Local Economic Development: Good Practices of African Territorial municipalities on Climate change and the Informal Economy

4th World Forum on Local Economic Development: Good Practices of African Territorial municipalities on Climate change and the Informal Economy

The city of Praia (Cape Verde) hosted the 4th edition of the World Forum on Local Economic Development (LED), September 17-20, 2017. The forum was a platform for exchange about local economic development issues and was the first to be organized on the continent.

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23 Oct 2017
UCLG Africa Condoleances after the assassination of the Mayor of the City of Nampula (Mozambique)

UCLG Africa Condoleances after the assassination of the Mayor of the City of Nampula (Mozambique)

UCLG Africa presents its sincere condolences to the Association of the Municipalities of Mozambique after the murder on 04 October 2017, of the mayor of Nampula city. 

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