PROFESSIONALS OF LOCAL AND SUBREGIONAL GOVERNMENTS OF AFRICA LAY THE BASES OF A CONTINENTAL STRUCTURING

At the initiative of United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa), the Network of Chief Financial Officers of UCLG Africa (Africa Finet) and the Network of City Managers/ CEOs of the cities and subregions of Africa (Africa MagNet) met from November 17 to November 19, 2016 at the Kenzi Tower Hotel in Casablanca, Morocco.

160 high-ranking officials of local governments in Africa from 31 countries took part in these meetings. The main goals pursued through this initiativeare the following:

– Strengthening the voice of subnational and local governments trough the structuring and organizing of senior executives of local development administration at the Pan African level,

– Networking said senior executives’ to constitute a community of practitioners called upon to encourage mutual learning;

– Upgrading of the skills of these professionals in terms of latest knowledge, methods and tools performing to planning and management, as well as the provision of services to the population and governance arrangements.

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