PRESS RELEASE – ADOPTION OF THE NEW CONSTITUTION OF UCLG AFRICA DURING COP22
On November 13, 2016 at the Palmeraie Palace Marrakech Hotel, United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG-Africa) adopted its new Constitution at its Extraordinary General Assembly organized in the margins of COP22.
The meeting had a strong participation of members of the five regions of the continent who unanimously voted in favor of the revised Constitution of the organization.
The main resolutions adopted by the Extraordinary General Meeting include:
– Institutionalization of the Network for Locally Elected Women of Africa (REFELA) within the Presidency of UCLG Africa. The Presidency now includes six (6) members: five (5) elected members, one (1) from each of the five (5) African regions; and the President of REFELA, ex officio,
– The adoption of the final text of the call for applications for the recruitment of a Deputy Secretary General within UCLG Africa.
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