The African Local Governments Academy (ALGA) of United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa) will launch his college on: “Gender Equality, women’s and girls’ empowerment to meet the SDG5 and the African Vision on Women’s Rights”, from 09 to 13 December 2019 in the Kingdom of Morocco, City of Rabat.
THE MAIN OBJECTIVE
The International Seminar will be an opportunity for participants to be informed on the progress made in the implementation of global and continental commitments on gender equality, and to raise awareness among them on concepts, issues, challenges, actions and good practices in the empowerment of women and girls in order to achieve the SDG 5 and the African vision on women’s rights. It will be also an opportunity to share the UCLG-Africa commitment for Gender equality and for the empowerment of women and girls.
The International Seminar targets: – Mayors, Presidents of Local Governments and Councilors, local decision makers and those in charge of Local Governments; – Female managers in Public institutions; – NGO Leaders, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), Community Based Organizations (CBOs) and other key Civil Society actors; – Heads of institutions involved in providing advisory support to local authorities.
Read more here: Concept Note.