CALL OF TENDERS For the selection of a service provider for assistance to the UCLG-Africa on core app and web server infrastructure security and maintenance

The United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa) 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 União das Cidades e Capitais Lusofonas Africanas, (UCCLA).

UCLG Africa 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 through its membership, UCLG Africa represents nearly 350 million Africans citizens.

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

The UCLG Africa Secretariat consists of the Secretary General and the administrative staff at the UCLG Africa Headquarters and at the regional offices of UCLG Africa. The Secretary General is appointed by the Executive Committee and is the Chief Executive and Accounting Officer of the administration and secretariat of the UCLG Africa and is accountable to the Executive Committee. Its role includes managing the secretariat, supervising the regional offices of the UCLG Africa; and Taking charge of the implementation of activities and programs of the UCLG Africa.


1. Background

The UCLG Africa staff committed to update the website content through officers with limited experience in front and back end wed content management whose capacities will be strengthened through guided learning and targeted support provided under the agreement’s knowledge transfer component over its one year duration.

2. Content of the mission

The service provider will:

– Provide renewal service for domain name and web hosting of UCLG Africa

– Implement security and maintenance updates as needed (including to CMs, modules and core updates

– Maintain the website’s adaptability (according to devices screen size)

– Be responsible for ongoing maintenance (inclusive of version Updates, security updates, fixes bugs, and daily backups)of the websites ensuring that they continue to run smoothly and are protected from security theats.

3.Title of the Contract

Service contract for the assistance to UCLG Africa on core app and web server infrastructure security and maintenance

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