As an institutional partner of the Africities Summit, Cities Alliance will contribute to the organization of the political segment of the Summit and co-host a series of sessions.

Africities is a Pan Africa conference that is convened by the United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG-A). It brings together the leadership of cities and sub-national governments and their associations for the advancement of decentralization and local governance aimed at improving the living standards in the African continent. 

The 9th Africities Summit will take place in Kisumu, Kenya from 17 to 21 May 2022. The event will focus on the Role of Intermediary Cities of Africa in the Implementation of Agenda 2030 of the United Nations and the African Union Agenda 2063. 

During the Summit, Cities Alliance will be co-hosting a series of events in collaboration with members and partners. Sessions are shown in local time (GMT+3/CEST+1) : 

Kisumu will be the first intermediary city to host the Africities Summit. Organized by the Republic of Kenya, the County Government of Kisumu, the Council of Governors, and the United Cities and Local Governments of Africa.

The Summit is expected to gather over 8.000 participants from over 70 countries to share knowledge and solutions, create networks and propose innovative financing mechanisms to advance sustainable development, peace and unity in the region.

For more information and registration visit Africities'website.

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