These active members can be broken down into sub-categories that include national government associations of regions, provinces, counties and departments of local government; major cities of Africa with populations equal or greater than 100,000; subnational governments representing the level of public governments between the national and local levels such as federated states, regions, provinces, counties, departments; and members of REFELA (locally elected women) who represent UCLG Africa’s standing committee on gender equality.
Join UCLG Africa
All African local governments, subnational governments and cities with over 100,000 inhabitants and their respective national associations are all eligible for membership of UCLG Africa. In total we target 40 national associations from all regions of Africa and 2000 cities, which translates into the representation of over 350 million African citizens.
UCLG Africa’s membership constitutes three core target groups: –
These are represented by the following sub-categories; nation states through the Ministries in charge of Decentralization, Local Government, Urban Planning or Housing; Civil Society organizations; organizations, foundations and companies of the private sector or any legal entity with an interest in local government.
These are individuals that UCLG Africa determines to have rendered outstanding services to the development or growth of local governments in Africa.
Top 10 Reasons to Join UCLG Africa
|Category 1||National Associations of Sub-national Communities||€ 5 000|
|Regions||€ 5 000|
|Counties||€ 5 000|
|Departments||€ 5 000|
|Local Communities||€ 5 000|
|Category 2||Capitals||€ 5 000|
|Large Cities (+ 500, 000 inhabitants)||€ 3 000|
|Other cities / individual members||€ 2 000|
|Category 3||Subnational communities representing the level of public governance between national and local levels||€ 5 000|
|– Federal States|
|Category 1||Ministries in charge of Decentralization, Local Authorities, Town Planning and Urban Development, or Housing||€ 10 000||+ 10 000 Affiliation fees|
|Category 2||Civil Society Organizations||€ 2 000|
|Category 3||Foundations||€ 5 000|
|Private Sector Companies||€ 5 000|
|Others with a strong interest in local governance||€ 2 000|
Apply for membership via the Manual Form or the Electronic Form options below.
For the manual option, please select the appropriate form based on member type, download and complete or select and complete the electronic form and send it to the UCLG Africa World Secretariat, to apply for membership.
For further information about membership, please consult the appropriate regional office.