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Marrakech hosts 5th edition of African Forum of Managers and Territorial Development Institutes

UCLG Africa

From December 6 to 11, 2021, the United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa) through its African Local Government Academy (ALGA) and its Partners are holding the 5th edition of the African Forum of Territorial Managers and Training Institutes targeting Local Governments (FAMI5_2021). Secretary General of UCLG Africa, Jean-Pierre Elong Mbassi This meeting is part of UCLG Africa’s ...

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Libreville hosts Central Africa regional caucus of UCLG Africa

Jean-Pierre Elong Mbassi

From October 25 to 26, 2021, the pan-African organization, United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa), is holding its regional caucus for the Central Africa region in Libreville, Gabon. Jean-Pierre Elong Mbassi, Secretary General of United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa) The Gabonese capital is home to the first of a series of regional caucuses ...

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Libreville mayor, Ndutume, emerges UCLG Africa president

UCLG Africa

From September 27 to October 1, 2021, a delegation of the General Secretariat of UCLG Africa led by Mr. Jean Pierre Elong Mbassi visited Libreville in Gabon to establish contact with the Mayor of Libreville, Christine Ndutume Mba, who has just been confirmed as President of UCLG Africa until May 2022, after the acceptance of her electoral programme by her peers ...

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UCLG Africa, 01Talent Africa collaborate to speed up continental digital transformation process

UCLG Africa

The socio-economic development of the continent will be local, or it will not be. It will also be digital, or it will not be. Secretary General of UCLG Africa, Jean-Pierre Elong Mbassi If this double conviction was still the prerogative of a few players 18 months ago, the COVID-19 pandemic has shown the world that local governments and the digital ...

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Green recovery: Mayors pledge to integrate climate goals in local authorities’ plans

Lome Togo

Mayors have pledged to integrate environmental and climate goals in the development plans of local authorities and in post-COVID economic recovery plans in order to make societies and economies more resilient to foreseeable future shocks. Lome, Togo hosted the Regional Forum This formed part of the resolutions contained in the “Lome Declaration”, which emerged at the close of the Regional ...

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Protocol may pave way for local authorities to access climate finance

UCLG-Africa

Access to climate finance by institutions and governments received a boost last week when two international organisations decided to collaborate in that regard. This came about on Friday, April 7, 2017 in Rabat, Morocco when Pan-African organisation, United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa), and ENERGIES 2050, an NGO that intervenes on the International scene to implement a low ...

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