Workshop - ​Cities matter: elevating the role of cities in Africa transformation

Workshop - ​Cities matter: elevating the role of cities in Africa transformation

14 october
18.00 to 19.30
Venue: 
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Description

Organizer: Cities Alliance
Partners:
  • UCLG-África
  • World Bank
  • African Center for Cities

Drawing on the experience of the Cities Alliance portfolio in Africa, the workshop will provide a platform to share lessons learned, debate key issues and inform future action in support of cities and the urban transition in Africa.

 

Chairing

Clare Short

Chair of the Management Board of Cities Alliance, Former Member of Parliament and Secretary for International Development of United Kingdom

Moderator

Jean-Pierre Elong Mbassi

Secretary General of UCLG Africa 

Speakers

Edgar
Pieterse
Director, African Center for Cities
Khalifa
Sall
Mayor of Dakar, President of UCLG Africa
Roland
White
Global Lead of City Management, Governance and Financing of World Bank

Parallel Sessions

18:00 to 19:30

[UCLG Committee on Local Finance for Development]
 

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18
18:00 to 19:30
[UCLG Task Force for Prevention and Territorial Management of Crises, Cités Unies France (CUF)]
 
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20
18:00 to 19:30

Every two years, cities and regions are invited to participate in the Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation, and this year the number of applications has reached a new high with over 4

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20
18:00 to 19:30
[UN-Habitat, UCLG-MEWA, Spanish Federation of Municipalities and Provinces (FEMP)]
 
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20
18:00 to 19:30
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20
18:00 to 18:30

[International Organization for Migration (IOM)]
 

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