Organisation by ALGA of UCLG Africa of the 22nd Annual Conference of the International Association of Schools and Institutes of Administration in Rabat from 25 to 29 July, 2022

The IASIA 2022 Conference will take place in Rabat, Morocco on July 25-29, 2022, and will be organized by the International Association of Schools and Institutes of Administration (IASIA), the United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa), and the African Local Governments Academy (ALGA) in partnership with the Faculty of Legal, Economic, and…

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Development and Capacity Building Hub of the African Local Governments Academy (ALGA) of UCLG Africa, Africities 9, from 17 to 21 May, Kisumu, Kenya

The valorization of Human Resources is the keystone of economic, social and environmental development according to the United Nations (UN). (Resolution adopted by the UNGA on December 20, 2017, 72/235 Human Resources Development). The African Vision 2063 states in its Aspiration 1 that the Continent’s Human Capital will be fully developed, as its most valuable…

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Informative and Awareness Raising Webinar on : “Localizing the SDGs and the 2030 Agenda: Survey on the role of Local and Regional Governments and their Associations”, on 24 March, 2022

Since 2017, United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) and the Global Taskforce of Local and Regional Governments have reported annually to the United Nations on the “Localization” of the SDGs (you can find previous reports here). In order to help Local and Regional Governments (LRGs) and their Associations to prepare and present our report to…

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4th Webinar on the Metropolitan Governance in Africa: Peer Learning from Local Experiences,17 February 2022

The COVID‑19 crisis has ripened the context for digitalisation to accelerate Africa’s productive transformation and make the continent more resilient to future crises8. Digital transformation has gone from being an option to becoming a lifeline for using data, consuming content, and engaging in digital applications by individuals, governments, and businesses, in order to ensure continuity…

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Webinar on COP26’s Outcomes and Commitments of the Islamic World and Africa on Climate Change, Tuesday, February 15, 2022

The United Kingdom hosted the 26th United Nations Conference of the Parties on Climate Change (COP26) in Glasgow from October 31 –12 November, 2021. Heads of State, government representative anddelegates from many organizations and countries took part in theCOP26 to deliberate on the severity of climate crisis that is posing a major existential challenge to…

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3rd Webinar on the Metropolitan Governance in Africa: “Practices and Policies of Metropolitan Development: a critical view”, Thursday 9 December 2021

Nowadays, the metropolitan phenomenon is a reality of urban dynamics in large cities and metropolises. Metropolisation as a process of growth of urban areas into a larger functional urban unit is underway in several urban areas in Africa (Metropolis, 2019). This makes these areas not only places where economic issues are at stake (production of…

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Launch of a Survey on Smart Cities in Africa

The African Local Governments Academy  (ALGA) of UCLG Africa is launching a “Survey on Smart Cities in Africa” in Partnership with Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). The Survey targets the leaders of African Cities in order to collect and centralize data on the initiatives already deployed on the Continent under the “Smart City”. CLICK HERE…

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Hybrid event during the COP26, in the framework of the 3rd Paris-Committee-on-Capacity-Building Hub at COP26, November 5th, 2021

Based on their Sound and Strategic Partnership, UCLG-Africa, through its ALGA Academy,  the French Agency for the Ecological Transition ADEME and 4C-Morocco have decided to join efforts to organize a Hybrid event during the COP26 on “Joining efforts and Cooperating to promote an enabling environment for Capacity Building in Local Africa Climate Action”, in the…

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