11th Ordinary Session of the Executive Committee of UCLG Africa

The 11th ordinary session of the Executive Committee of United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa) was held in Johannesburg on 13 October 2014 in the fringes of the official launch of Africities 7 Summit preparations activities.

The proceedings of this meeting focused on several points related to the activities of the General Secretariat of UCLG Africa and the upcoming Summit of Africities 7 expected on December 2015.

The first point was related to the adoption of the 10th session of the Executive Committee held in Victoria, Seychelles and the state of the implementation of this session’s recommendations and resolutions.

The second point concerned the different activities of the General Secretariat of UCLG Africa between May to October 2014 and the sum up of the planned activities between October and December.

In the third place, the Foresight Group presented its report on the contributions and their mobilization strategy as well as the sanctions in case of non-payment within the allotted limit of time.

The fourth point concerned the presentation and the adoption of the 2015 budget of UCLG Africa.

The fifth point focused on the preparations of the Africities 7 Summit and the official launching ceremony. Hence, the General Secretariat addressed the progress made in the preparation of the Summit. He recalled the composition and role of the main entities that pilot the Summit preparations.

At the end of the meeting, the Secretary General of UCLG Africa seized the opportunity of the presence of all the Executive Committee members in order to share many points with them on which UCLG Africa is expected.