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WHAT IS AFRICITIES SUMMIT 2015?

The Africities Summit is the appointment for Africa’s Local Authorities. Organized regularly every three years, by United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa), the event has become a distinguished opportunity for the evaluation of the implementation of decentralization policies in Africa.
This year’s edition will be held in Johannesburg, South Africa, from 29 November – 3 December 2015.
Its central theme will be: “SHAPING THE FUTURE OF AFRICA WITH THE PEOPLE: THE CONTRIBUTION OF AFRICAN LOCAL AUTHORITIES TO AGENDA 2063 OF THE AFRICAN UNION.”
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Guest Speakers 

Parks Mpho Tau

Parks Mpho Tau

Mayor of Johannesburg, South Africa

Welcome address by Executive Mayor of Johannesburg
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Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma

Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma

Chairperson of the African Union Commission

Keynote Address

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Jean-François Habeau

Jean-François Habeau

Executive Director, FMDV

 Innovating in Municipal Finance: Joint Strategies for the African Agenda 2063
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José Tonato

José Tonato

Chief Urban Development, AfDB

 Innovating in Municipal Finance: Joint Strategies for the African Agenda 2063
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