Africities 6, in Dakar, from 04 to 08 December 2012, met around the theme “Building Africa from its territories: which challenges for the local governments?”. This Summit illustrated the role of local governments in building Africa in present and future world. It proposed as strategy to start from the local level and its territory as the relevant level for connecting people, and environment, development and democracy.
The Summit will deepen the theme of shaping the future of Africa with the peoples. The contribution of the African local authorities to the African Union 2063 Agenda will be supported with a development of local government policies and strategies to meet the needs of the people in concrete situation
THE UCLG AFRICA EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE BUREAU ELECTED DURING THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF DECEMBER 7 2012
The Mayor of Dakar, Mr.Khalifa Sall was elected President of UCLG Africa. This was the regional dispatching of the position within the BureauI-Northern Africa 1. Nouakchott Town Council (Vice-President of Northern Africa RegionRégion) 2. Rabat Town Council 3. National Federation of Tunisian Town Councils II-Western Africa 1. Dakar Town Council (Vice-President of the western Africa Region and President of UCLG) 2. Bamako Town Council 3. Senegal Mayors Association III-Eastern Africa: 1. Association of Local Government Authorities of Kenya (ALGAK) (Vice President of Eastern Africa) 2. Uganda Local Government Authorities of Kenta (ALGAK)(Vice President of Eastern Africa) 3. Association of the district of Victoria (ADV) IV-Central Africa: 1. Congos Mayors Association (AMC) Vice-President of the Central African Region 2. National Association of the Chad City Councils 3. United Towns and Cities Councils of Cameroon (CVUC) V- Southern Africa 1. South Africa Local Governments Association (SALGA)(Vice-Président Région Afrique Australe) 2. Botswana Association of Local Authorities (BALA) 3. Zimbabwe Local Government Association (ZILGA) Secretary General: Mr.Jean-Pierre ELONG MBASSI