A delegation of UCLG Africa was received in audience on 23 March 2022 by His Excellency Mr. Macky Sall
, President of the Republic of Senegal. The delegation was led by the President of UCLG Africa, Mrs. Christine Mba Ndutume
, Mayor of Libreville in the presence of Mrs. Macoura Dao Coulibaly,
President of the Network of Local Elected Women of Africa (REFELA), Prof. Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o
,Governor of Kisumu, Mrs. Therese FAYE DIOUF
, Mayor of Diarrere (Senegal), Mr. Jean Pierre Elong Mbassi
, Secretary General of UCLG Africa, and Mrs. Rhamatouca Dieye
, Political Affairs Advisor of UCLG Africa.
The meeting served as a framework to present the progress of the preparations for the next Africities Summit scheduled from 17 to 21 May 2022 in Kisumu, Kenya, and to extend an invitation to the Head of State of Senegal to take part in the meeting in his capacity as current President of the African Union (AU). President Sall accepted the invitation to participate in the 9th edition of the Africities Summit in Kisumu.
The audience was held on the sidelines of the participation of UCLG Africa in the 9th World Water Forum held in Dakar from 21 to 26 March 2022.