Detailed Program

20 November Tuesday 21 November Wednesday 22 November Thursday 23 November Friday 24 November Saturday
9:00 to 13:00 SPO 1 - Official opening ceremony of the Summit and Inauguration of the Africites 2018 Exhibition Venue: 9:00 to 13:00 SPO 2 - Official opening ceremony of the political meetings Venue: 9:00 to 11:00 SPO 5b - PARALLEL DISCUSSION OF RECOMMENDATIONS - Meeting of development partners Venue: 9:00 to 11:00 SPO 3b - PARALLEL DISCUSSION OF RECOMMENDATIONS - Mayors United Cities and Local Governments of Africa Venue: 9:00 to 11:00 SPO 4b - PARALLEL DISCUSSION OF RECOMMENDATIONS - Meeting of Ministers Venue:
9:30 to 12:30 STS 1 - Planning and programming strategies for transition at the local level Venue: 9:30 to 12:30 STS 2 - Promoting transition through local strategies for institutional and human resources strengthening Venue: 9:30 to 12:30 STS 3 - Local Strategies for Financing Transition Venue: 9:30 to 12:30 STS 4 - Local Environmental Strategies towards transition Venue: 9:30 to 12:30 STS 5 - Gender equality strategies for the transition at the local level Venue: 9:30 to 12:30 STS 6 - Local Information system to prepare and implement the Transition Venue: 9:30 to 12:30 STS 7 - Local Strategies for mobilizing and engaging the citizens to support and implement the transition Venue: 9:30 to 12:30 STS 8 - Local Strategies for Sustainable Food and Agriculture Venue: 9:30 to 12:30 STS 9 - Local Strategies for access to Water and Sanitation to all Venue: 9:30 to 12:30 STS 11 - Local Strategies for access to Waste Management Services to all Venue: 9:30 to 12:30 STS 12 - Local Strategies for access to Mobility and Transport for all Venue: 9:30 to 12:30 STS 13 - Land and Public Space Management to foster Equitable Economic Growth in Cities Venue: 9:30 to 12:30 SOU 1a - Human mobility and migration: challenges and opportunities for local and regional authorities in Africa Venue: 9:30 to 12:30 SOU 14 - The challenges of territorial planning in Africa Venue: 9:30 to 12:30 SOU 15 - City Laboratory on Safer Cities: Creating a space for documenting innovative practices, knowledge sharing, learning and facilitating urban safety solutions. (SDGs 5,11,16,17 and AU 2063) Venue: 9:30 to 12:30 SOU 31 - Finance for African cities : unlocking opportunities to enable resource flows for Sustainable Energy Access Climate Action Plans (SEACAPS) Venue: 9:30 to 12:30 SOU 43 - Localizing Sustainable Development Goals and the New Urban Agenda in South African Cities and Towns Venue: 9:30 to 12:30 SOU 57 - Transparency and integrity – leaders in local government Venue: 9:30 to 12:30 SOU 75 - United in diversity & adversity: Articulating Scales of Territories and Action Venue: 9:30 to 12:30 SOU 77 - The Energy renewal in Territories Venue: 9:30 to 12:30 SOU 84 - Partnering to last: the challenge of the commitment pact between the players of the Territory Venue: 9:30 to 12:30 SOU 46b - Local level Public Administration and leadership Competences for implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development to achieve SDGs in Africa Venue: 9:30 to 12:30 SOU 95 - Universities as drivers of integrated regional territorial development: the case of USMBA Venue: 9:30 to 12:30 SOU 93a - Intermediaries Cities of Africa - Dialogue with Mayors Venue: 9:30 to 12:30 SOU 50a - Cities and Territories members of UCLG Africa committed to the fight against Climate change Venue: 9:30 to 12:30 SOU 4 - Local Governments and the Localization of the SDGs in Africa Venue: 9:30 to 12:30 SOU 6 - Cooperation between the African cities or creative industries and European capitals of culture Venue: 9:30 to 12:30 SOU 7 - Meeting the challenges of sanitation for all Venue: 9:30 to 12:30 SOU 9 - Africapolis - Data for urban policies in Africa Venue: 9:30 to 12:30 SOU 10 - Local authorities facing the challenge of local economic development Venue: 9:30 to 12:30 SOU 13 - Innovations in Municipal Management Venue: 9:30 to 12:30 SOU 17 - Overcoming the loss of urban green spaces in Africa Venue: 9:30 to 12:30 SOU 20 - Urban Sprawl: a challenge to equitable development Venue: 9:30 to 12:30 SOU 22 - Regionalisation of Public Policies and Climate Finance Venue: 9:30 to 12:30 SOU 27 - Social Housing and City Policy Venue: 9:30 to 12:30 SOU 28 - Local governments’ local economic development and triangular cooperation Venue: 9:30 to 12:30 SOU 30 - Africa-Europe Local Youth Elected Forum Venue: 9:30 to 12:30 SOU 35 - African Capital of Culture Venue: 9:30 to 12:30 SOU 47 - Urban Safety Governance towards Implementing the 2030 Agenda Venue: 9:30 to 12:30 SPO 8 - African Metropolitan Cities and Regions Venue: 9:30 to 12:30 SOU 52 - Peer Review – Learning for Transformation Venue: 9:30 to 12:30 SOU 53 - Innovative Experiences In Local Finance: Success Stories From Around Africa And Policy Imperatives Venue: 9:30 to 11:30 EVT 10 - Launching of the First report on the State of the Human Resource in the African local and sub national LG Venue: 9:30 to 12:30 SOU 63 - LEDNA Steering Committee Venue: 9:30 to 12:30 SOU 87 - Harmonized Regional Implementation, Monitoring and Reporting Framework of the New urban Agenda Venue: 9:30 to 12:30 SOU 92 - Towards a Collective Capability for Urban Safety : the role of knowledge and reporting in meeting the global and African agenda for cities (AU 2063, SDG Localisation) Venue: 9:30 to 12:30 SOU 46c - Local level Public Administration and leadership Competences for implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development to achieve SDGs in Africa Venue: 9:30 to 12:30 SOU 100 - Creative Industries & Youth Empowerment - The role of design thinking & creativity in empowering, enabling and impacting the African Youth Venue: 9:30 to 12:30 SOU 98 - Set up of the African Urban Planning Agencies Venue: 9:30 to 12:30 SOU 74a - Urban planning and territorial development: challenges and opportunities for African cities Venue: 9:30 to 12:30 SOU 37b - Youth Forum - Map Your Ideal Community Venue: 9:30 to 12:30 SOU 102 - Creating Safe, Inclusive and Accessible Public Spaces in urban Africa: From inventory to implementation Venue: 9:30 to 12:30 SOU 103 - Towards the construction of a Mediterranean Inhabitants' Network Venue:
11:30 to 12:30 EVT 7 - Strategies on Strengthening the institutional Environment of Local and Sub National Governments Venue: 11:30 to 13:00 EVT 2 - Exhibition Exchange Venue: 11:30 to 13:30 SPO 6 - Tripartite Dialogue (Ministers, Mayors, Development Partners) Venue:
12:30 to 14:00 EVT 11 - Lunch Working session Africa – ASPAC Forum of Local and Regional Governments Leaders Venue: 12:30 to 14:00 EVT 14 - Lunch Working session Africa – USA Forum of Local and Regional Governments Leaders Venue: 12:30 to 14:00 EVT 15 - Lunch Working session Africa – Europe Forum of Local and Regional Governments Leaders Venue: 12:30 to 14:00 EVT 18 - Moroccan Special Events Venue:
14:00 to 16:00 EVT 20 - CityDating : synergies between territorial authorities led by territorial coaches Venue: 14:00 to 16:00 EVT 19 - Educational Tours of Marrakech schools & Workshops on "Live Together" Venue: 14:00 to 16:00 SOU 19 - Green and Sustainable African Cities: Cities of Future and well-being for Women and Girls Venue:
14:30 to 17:30 STA 1 - Demographic Transition in Africa: Implications for Urban Planning Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 STA 2 - Ecological Transition in Africa Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 STA 3 - Political and Democratic Transition Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 STA 4 - Economic and Social Transition Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 STA 5 - Cultural & Communicational Transition Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SOU 2 - Sustainable Food systems: an issue for African cities and territories Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SOU 8 - Participatory budget: Advances and challenges in the transition to sustainable cities and territories Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SOU 11 - Cross-border cooperation and security: the case of Dendi Ganda (Nigeria, Niger and Benin), Liptako Gourma (Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger) Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SOU 12 - The place and role of traditional authorities in the management of natural resources Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SOU 16 - Environmental Management and Population Health Prevention in Africa Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SOU 25 - Learning Cities Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SOU 39 - Transition from Informal Economy to Social and Solidarity Economy for More Sustainable and Inclusive Local Development Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SOU 40 - Planning our Future African Cities in wake of Climate Change Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SOU 46a - Local level Public Administration and leadership Competences for implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development to achieve SDGs in Africa Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SOU 51 - Investing in Human Capital at African Local Level, to meet the SDGs and the Africa Vision 2063 Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 EVT 4 - Mobilization for the Campaign: African Cities without Street Children Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SOU 55 - Know Your City Campaign – Hands-On Data for City Planning Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SOU 71 - Institutions that centralizing the financial data of local authorities Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SOU 76 - Meeting the needs of territorial development: what initiatives for better answers Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SOU 85 - Design issues in African local governance Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SOU 96 - Urban and Territorial Planning for improved socio-economic outcomes Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SOU 101 - Delivering Infrastructure For Improved Services, Revenue Mobilization And Planned Cities For Effective Local Level Development Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SDA 1 - Building Resilient Cities from the Bottom-Up: The Role of Grassroots Organizations in Creating "Cities for All" Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SDA 3 - The Role of Trade Union Organisations and Social Partners in the Transition Dynamics in Africa Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SDA 4 - Transitioning to sustainable cities: Grassroots women’s leadership and approaches in Africa Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SDA 5 - Urban Youth Councils And The Transition To Sustainable Cities And Territories In African Local Governments Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SDA 6 - Market access for local SMEs Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SDA 9 - Professionals from Local and Central Administration Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SDA 10 - Civil Society Organisations and NGOs Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SDA 11 - Traditional Authorities Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SDA 12 - Strategic alliance between municipalities and migrant associations Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SDA 13 - Mobilizing the diaspora to achieve sustainable cities Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SDA 14 - Role of universities and researchers in promoting transition Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SDA 16 - In the digital age, how to define local media? What articulation with the Territorial Communities? Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SDA 17 - Towards Disability-Sensitive Local Governance in Africa Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SOU 21 - Women's leadership and gender-responsive local governance Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SOU 26 - Divergente Perspectives on Local Government Financing Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SOU 32 - The Role of National Associations in designing and implementing Climate and Energy Action Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SPO 7 - Launch of the Forum of Regions Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 EVT 5 - Empowerment of Women: 1st Festival of entrepreneurship of Women of Africa Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 EVT 3 - Meeting of the founding members if the Africa Cities Development Fund Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SOU 79 - The Revolution of Sustainable Mobility Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SOU 80 - Taking Action to Localizing Climate Finance: Preparing Projects, Strengthening Local Engineering, Accessing Financing Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SOU 81 - Managing Risks: Protect, Serve, and Enrich Local Communities Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SOU 83 - A New Local Economy for Transitioning: Instruments of Local Economic Development, and Popular, Social and Solidarity Economy Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SDA 7 - Microcredit as an actor in the financial and social inclusion of young people Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SOU 1b - Human mobility and migration: challenges and opportunities for local and regional authorities in Africa Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SOU 78 - Modernizing the City, Modernizing life: for Smart Cities and Administrations Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SOU 93b - Intermediaries cities - Scientific Working Session: Definition of the added value of Intermediaries Cities at the level of national urban systems: the case of Morocco Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SDA 8 - Financial Institutions Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SOU 104 - Contractualization as a tool for the sustainable development of service quality in the water sector in Africa Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 EVT 8 - General Assembly of the RIAFCO Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 EVT 9 - Awards Training Certificate & Launching of the MEMV Master Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SOU 5 - Decentralised cooperation, an effective tool for youth emporwerment Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SOU 24 - Innovation in Public Service Delivery Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SOU 29 - Financialization and urban value capture Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SOU 33 - Sustainable Energy Access Climate Action Plans (SEACAPs) in Sub Saharan Africa: What are the key ingredients? Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SOU 36 - Leave No One Behind –by localising the 2030 Agenda Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SOU 37a - Youth Forum - The Youth at the vanguard of sustainable cities and territories: Moving from policy to action Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SOU 38 - Culture, essential for the creativity, attractiveness and sustainability of cities and territories Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SOU 45 - Exploring the opportunities and mitigating challenges of hosting refugees in urban and rural settings Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SOU 48 - Right to the City and the international agendas: African realities and perspectives Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SOU 54 - World Heritage As A Builder Of Peace And Inclusion Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SOU 56 - Technical assistance to intermediairies and small cities Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SOU 59 - Local resources and technological innovations Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SOU 60 - Territorial coaching: innovative African expertise for inclusive and sustainable territorial development Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 EVT 6 - Moroccan Special Events Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SOU 72 - Representative and participatory democracy: challenges and perspectives for the governance of sustainable cities and territories Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SOU 82 - The blue gold in Africa Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SOU 86 - Sustainable Development, Cultural Policies and Cities. Towards a long-term Learning and Policy Development programme on « Culture in Sustainable Cities »: in Africa Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SOU 88 - Urbanization and National Development Planning Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SOU 89 - Devolution Experience in Kenya; Embracing devolved system to enhance service delivery in the urban areas Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SOU 90 - Africa Sustainable Cities Programme - Location and territorialization of SDGS Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SOU 50b - Cities and Territories members of UCLG Africa committed to the fight against Climate change Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SOU 73 - Urban Land Transformation in Africa along the urban and rural nexus: what policies and tools are needed? Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SOU 91 - Transforming Local Governments for Sustainable Local and National Development Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 EVT 28 - The State of Cities Report (South Africa) Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SOU 70 - Meeting of CEO of Decentralization Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SPO 4a - Ministerial Meeting Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 EVT 25 - What Can African Cities Do To Attract More And Better-Suited FDI (Foreign Direct Investment)? Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SOU 3 - African cities with zero tolerance for violence against women and girls Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SOU 34 - APIs for Africa Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SPO 3a - GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF CITIES AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS OF AFRICA Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SPO 5a - MEETING OF DEVELOPMENT PARTNERS Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SOU 74b - Urban planning and territorial development: challenges and opportunities for African cities Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SOU 37c - Youth Forum - Champion of Change for Gender Equality and Girls’ Rights Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SOU 49 - Mobilization to improve the access to social housing and to basic social services in the African Cities Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SOU 94 - Devolution and Peacebuilding: Roles of Local Elected Authorities in the Peace and National Reconciliation Process: the example of Mali Venue: 14:30 to 17:30 SOU 105 - Regional Economic Development Venue: 14:30 to 16:00 SPO 9a - Launching of the Campaign "Africa Cities Without Street Children"  that is chaired by Her Royal Highness, the Princess Lalla Meriem Venue:
16:00 to 18:00 EVT 17 - The contribution of African non-state actors to the Talanoa Dialogue: Assessment of the Africa 2018 Climate Chance Summit Venue: 16:00 to 18:00 SPO 9b - Official closing ceremony of the Africites 2018 Summit Venue:
16:30 to 19:30 SOU 64 - REFELA's elective General Assembly Venue:
18:00 to 21:00 EVT 26 - Coktail - Making cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable Venue:
19:30 to 21:30 EVT 23 - Welcome coktail Venue: 19:30 to 22:30 EVT 21 - Diner debate on South-South Cooperation - Climate Day Venue: 19:30 to 22:30 EVT 22 - Diner debate - MAJAL Venue: 19:30 to 22:30 EVT 16 - Diner Meeting between African Mayors and Leaders of African Business Companies Venue: 19:30 to 22:30 EVT 1 - Gala Dinner Venue: