These two meetings will be preceded, on October 31, by the Constitutive Assembly of the Network of Young Local Elected Officials of Africa “YELO”, which will be devoted to the adoption of the rules of procedure and the roadmap of the Network, as well as the election of members of its governing bodies, the organizers said in statement.
The 28th session of the Executive Committee will be held on November 1 and will focus on the adoption of the 2023-2024 work plan and the 2023 budget of UCLG Africa.
The members of the Committee will also discuss the preparation of the 27th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP27), scheduled from November 6 to 18 in Sharm El-Sheikh (Egypt), notes the same source.
The Pan-African Council responsible for overseeing the work of UCLG Africa between the regular sessions of the General Assembly of the organization will meet, meanwhile, on November 2.
It will be an opportunity to review the participation of Africa in the UCLG World Congress, which took place on October 10-14 in Daejeon (South Korea), and to draw the consequences for UCLG Africa.
The members of the Pan African Council will also be updated on the progress made following the successful organization of the 9th edition of the Africities Summit last May in Kisumu, Kenya.