America-Africa Women Economic Virtual Forum

Theme: Women Empowered for Economic Revival Beyond the Pandemic and Injustice:

The Sequel to the 2020 Inaugural Africa – America Women’s Economic Forum and Trade Expo (AAWEF).

Thursday, January 28

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World Day for African and Afro-descendant Culture (24 January)

 

In November 2019, the 40th session of UNESCO’s General Conference proclaimed January 24 of each year as the World Day for African and Afro-descendant Culture.

This date coincides with the adoption of the Charter for the Cultural Renaissance of Africa in 2006 by the Heads of State and Government of the African Union.

This celebration is the result of efforts led by the African Network of Cultural Promoters and Entrepreneurs (RAPEC) with the support of UCLG Africa.

The theme chosen for the year 2021 is: “Celebrating African culture for a reconciled Humanity”.

UCLG Africa Statutory meetings 2020

The 24th session of UCLG Africa Executive Committee will be held online, on 7 December 2020. In the afternoon of the same day the Pan-African Council of the organization will also meet.

This 23rd session of the Executive Committee will adopt the 2021 budget of UCLG Africa.

As a reminder, UCLG Africa’s Executive Committee is the body in charge of the political leadership of the organization. The Executive Committee is comprised of 16 members, 15 members equally representing each of the 5 regions of the continent, (3 for each of the 5 regions), plus the President of the Network of Locally Elected Women of Africa (REFELA – UCLG Africa’s gender committee). The Pan-African Council of UCLG Africa is composed of forty-five (45) active members, nine (9) for each African sub-region.

Webinar : “Sustainability of EAC County and Local Government Actions in Current and Post COVID 19 Pandemic Times”

On the 22nd September 2020, the East African Local Governments Association (EALGA) organize a  VIRTUAL WEBINAR ON THE COVID 19 PANDEMIC RESPONSE FOR EAST AFRICAN COUNTY AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATIONS . 

The event is Co-Hosted by The Commonwealth Local Government Forum  around the theme “Sustainability of EAC County and Local Government Actions in Current and Post COVID 19 Pandemic Times”. 

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Vienna Migration Conference

The Vienna Migration Conference (VMC) is ICMPD’s annual flagship event for discussing the most challenging and politically relevant issues in the field of migration together with political decision makers, government experts, and representatives from the academic world, the media and the civil society.

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Climate Chance Summit Africa

The Climate Chance Association alongside the National Association for local authorities of Ghana (NALAG) held a press conference during the 50th session of United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change negotiations in order to present the Climate Chance Summit Africa 2019.

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World Metropolitan Day

This event is celebrated yearly on October 7th, marking the anniversary of the Montréal Declaration on Metropolitan Areas (2015).  It is a unique opportunity for communities from across the world to come together to make visible the metropolitan reality: the growth of the world’s urbanized areas beyond the jurisdictional boundaries of municipalities, generating complex urban systems where the world’s greatest transformations take place.

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Prime Minister of United Republic of Tanzania, Honorable Kassim Majaliwa Kassim has launched a Mayors Award Scheme Project

on 27th September 2018 The Prime Minister of United Republic of Tanzania, Honorable Kassim Majaliwa Kassim has launched a Mayors Award Scheme Project, which has been designed by UCLG Africa and ALAT , and funded by European Union
Speaking during the launch in 34th ALAT General Assembly in Dodoma ,Tanzania , the Prime Minster  congratulated UCLG Africa and ALAT ,for designing this project , and he also thanked European union for funding this project ,he said that he is hoping this project will be a catalysts for national development agenda.
Prime Minister was accompanied by the Minister of Local Governments and regional Administrations of united Republic of Tanzania Mr. Suleiman Jaffo, Deputy Minister of Local Governments and regional Administrations of united Republic of Tanzania Mr. Josephat Kandege, Permanent Secretary of Local Governments and regional Administrations of united Republic of Tanzania Mr. Mussa Iyombe and Regional Commissioner of City Dodoma Dr. Binilith Mahenge