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UCLG Africa, partners graduate first French-speaking class of MEMVA programme

The first Francophone class of the Executive Master’s in Management of African Cities (MEMVA) graduated on Saturday, January 27, 2024, from Al Akhawayn University...

Territories express views as UCLG Africa’s Climate Task Force meets ahead COP28

United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa) held a meeting of its Climate Task Force in Tangier on June 21, preceding the MedCOP...

Climate action: We’ve put subnational, local govts on the map – UCLG Africa

The 29th ordinary session of the Executive Committee of United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa) held on June 3, 2023, in...

It’s time for local elected officials to take ownership of climate action – FAMI6 2022

Following a series of discussion focused on the challenges related to climate change for local government at the recently held 6th Edition of the...

UCLG Africa’s FAMI 6 forum to explore outcomes of COP27

At the 6th edition of the African Forum of Territorial Managers and Training Institutes targeting Local Governments (FAMI 6_2022) holding from November 28 to...

COP27: UCLG Africa seeks materialisation of Paris Agreement commitments

As the 27th Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP27) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) commences on Sunday,...

European Commission joins forces with govt associations to boost sustainable development

The European Commission on Monday, September 12, 2022, signed framework partnership agreements with five global associations of local authorities: the Association Internationale des Maires Francophones (AIMF),...

Decentralisation in Africa now irreversible – Abdel Malick

President, United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa), Madam Fatimetou Abdel Malick, has described decentralisation movement on the continent as irreversible. She made...

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International Waste Pickers Day: Waste pickers’ role in circular economy outlined

Having recognised the roles played by waste pickers in the society and in its drive towards proper plastic waste...
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Nigeria’s non-compliance with disclosure a challenge to extractive transparency

The Nigerian state’s non-compliance with disclosure continues to be a challenge confronting its extractive industry transparency. Nowhere does non-compliance...

Shareholder activism and consumer preference in achieving Paris Agreement goals

I was part of an SDG café in my school (University of Benin) where we raised awareness about the...

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International Waste Pickers Day: Waste pickers’ role in circular economy outlined

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