Africa

No Comprehensive Strategy with Africa without local and regional governments

“Decentralised cooperation between Africa and Europe – city-to-city and region-to-region exchang...
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Promising meeting with Commissioner Urpilainen’s cabinet

Mid-January, our team met Commissioner Urpilainen’s cabinet member Renaud Savignat. The discussion...
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CoM SSA is looking for a film producer

The Council of European Municipalities and Regions (CEMR) is inviting consultant videographers with ...
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Study: Local and Regional Government and the ACP-EU Partnership Agreement

The Cotonou Partnership Agreement will expire in a year (29 February 2020). In a study written by M...
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Moroccan municipalities strengthen links with their African and European peers

At the Africities Summit in Marrakech (Morocco), the Moroccan Association of Presidents of Municipal...
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Signature of the Africa-Europe Marrakesh Pact for local equality

A draft “Africa-Europe Pact for local equality” was signed at the 8th Africities Summit in Marra...
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McAvan: “We often underestimate the importance of local government in economic development”

“Local government is close to people. It can make real change at low cost and quickly,” said DEV...
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Andalusia is promoting development projects in Central America and Africa

The Andalusian Regional Government and the Andalusian Fund of Andalusian Local Governments for Inter...
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Abidjan hosts the 1st Africa-Europe Forum of Local and Regional Governments

The Forum will discuss key issues such as economic development and employment, investment in youth, ...
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How can African cities mitigate climate impact? The answer in Nairobi

Africa is expected to be one of the continents hardest hit by climate change. With this in mind, it ...
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How does your city address energy and climate? A survey for Sub-saharan cities

By 2050, the urban population in Africa is expected to grow from 400 million to 1.26 billion - a thr...
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