Mission of UCLG Africa at the World Bank

UCLG Africa president and Dakar mayor, Mr. Khalifa Ababacar Sall, led a mission of the UCLG Africa leadership to Washington DC from the 19th to the 21st August.

On the first day of this mission, organized by the Cities Alliance, the UCGL Africa delegation participated in a working session with the Cities Alliance secretariat.

On the following day, the delegation participated in several meetings with representatives of the Urban Development and Services Unit of the Africa Region (AFTUS), the World Bank Institute (WBI) and the Finance, Economics and Urban Development, Sustainable Network.

On the last day of this mission, the delegation led by Mr. Sall held a meeting with representatives of the Africa Disaster Risk Management Unit. This meeting was followed by a wrap-up session with the Cities Alliance Secretariat. During this meeting, the representatives of both organizations made several decisions regarding the partnership between UCLG Africa and the Cities Alliance.

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