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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.”

This is Africities 2018

  • 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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UCLG-A: United Cities and Local Governments of 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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Events/News Feed

Africa on the Move

Welcome to the third issue of the Africities 8 newsletter. With only one week before the summit welcomes an anticipated 5000 participants, this issue pays close attention to the theme of migration

The Demographic transition in Africa

Alioune Badiane, the Former UN Habitat Regional Director for Africa, and current Special Advisor of UCLG Africa will speak at the Africities Summit on the theme, Demographic Transition in Africa: Implications for Urban Planning.

The Contribution of LED to Urban Development

Local Economic development is one of the key ingredients for intermediary and secondary cities to make sure they understand their role in the national system of cites, for example, what do they produce?

Mme Mireille Fanon-Mendes France on Mobilizing the Diaspora

Former expert of the working group on Afro-descendants at the UN Human Rights Council, Mireille Fanon-Mendes France, daughter of Frantz Fanon, is a legal consultant, activist and scholar.

Interview with Teddy Patou

Illegal migration has been (for me) a distressing, absorbing and very trying test. I received during this journey violent shocks that were both emotional and physical, shocks caused by several psychosomatic obstacles.

Cities #WithRefugees Statement

Please consider supporting #WithRefugees Campaign by joining the Cities #With Refugees initiative. The Cities #WithRefugees initative seeks to amplify the efforts of cities who are creating inclusive communities where everyone can live in safety,

From Illegal Immigrant to Journalist: the Uplifting Story of Teddy Patou

When Teddy Patou made it to Morocco for the 1st time, he was in an illegal situation and never did he imagine that one day he would become a journalist at one of the most important radio stations in Morocco.

Economic and Social Transition

For Vera Songwe, the issue of economic and social transition in Africa is important for 3 reasons:

AFRICITIES 2018: MIGRATION DAY

The Africities Summit of Marrakech 2018, has organized a day devoted to migration for several reasons. First, to present a reality that is often hidden behind easy clichés and shortcuts.

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