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AFRICITIES 8 SUMMIT

20th – 24th NOVEMBER, Africities Village Bab Jdid Site, Marrakesh, Kingdom of Morocco.

“The Transition to Sustainable Cities and Territories, The Role of Local and Sub-National Governments of Africa.”

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  • Africities 8th Edition Theme:The Transition to Sustainable Cities and Territories, The Role of Local and Sub-National Governments of Africa

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Africities 8th Edition Theme:The Transition to Sustainable Cities and Territories, The Role of Local and Sub-National Governments of Africa

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Africities 8 Summit: Summary of sessions and recommendations

The general theme for the Summit is "The transition to sustainable cities and territories, the role of African local and regional authorities". This theme reconciles the need to provide concrete responses to the demands of the populations for the improvement of their conditions and living environment

Youth Summit: Meet Yvette ISHIMWE, the “Water girl”

The 22-year-old Yvette ISHIMWE is the founder and CEO of Iriba Water Group. Through her social business, she offers innovative solutions for household water shortage in Rwanda

Morocco: The city of Niamey hosts 4250 refugees (mayor)

Cities are now places where we meet many refugees, and the city of Niamey, which currently hosts some 4,250 refugees from countries bordering Niger, is no exception

In the face of climate change, we must act now and locally

At a panel about climate change, on the first day of the 8th Africities Summit in Marrakech, I met Yaya Boré. Yaya Boré, 63, a farmer, is the mayor of Dangol Boré, a city in northern Mali.

COCKTAIL EVENT HOSTED BY HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES

Roger Yates, Regional Director for Eastern and Southern Africa spoke about the way Plan International integrates technology in the Safer Cities for Girls program.

URBAN YOUTH COUNCILS And the transition to sustainable cities and territories in African local governments

Africa is a young continent with 70% of its population as young people, yet with only a 1.5% representation in parliaments. This gap clearly shows how insufficient the role played by young people is, when it comes to decision-making.

Press briefing from the Secretary General of UCLG Africa

If African-Americans were a State, they would become the 8th world economy.” It is this economic and technological power that intends to return to Africa, with its technologies and its purchasing power, one of the highest in the world.

Africapolis for reliable policies in Africa - A dynamic and geolocalized database on cities and towns in Africa

By 2100, the majority of inhabitants of the world will live in Africa. This is a challenge for the continent, strongly mobilized in Marrakech to define the strategies to negotiate this transition.

The keys to sustainable transition in Africa according to Jean Pierre Elong Mbassi.

Jean Pierre Elong Mbassi addressed some issues to engage Africa territories on the path of sustainable development, these issues being the following: “Citizens of Africa becoming aware that the future of the world will be played in Africa”

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Success From Our 7th Edition

5000

Participants

2500

Cities & Local Govts.

750

Mayors

500

Exhibitors

100

Sessions

40

Partners

35

Ministers

Best Moments

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