Local Quality Public Services in Africa and the Arab countries: what can PSI and UCLG Africa do together?
The virtual launch event of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for cooperation between PSI Africa and Arab Countries Region and UCLG-Africa, the African section of United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) will take place via Zoom on Friday 24 September from 15:00 to 16:30 CEST (check your local time).
PSI Africa and Arab Countries Region and UCLG Africa dialogue initiated in 2018 and have now been substantiated into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for structured dialogue and cooperation between the constituencies of the two regions. Both organisations share strategic priorities and are committed to supporting and enhancing access to Quality Public Services (QPS) for citizens, inhabitants, and communities of the African continent and the Arab Countries.
This meeting aims to jointly explore the strategies to confront multiple crises the world and the continent face (pandemic, climate, employment, migration, funding, human rights, etc.); to open perspectives on how to ensure quality public service access and equitable delivery to the communities they serve; to localise the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs); and to address the African Agenda.
The event will also mark the official signature and launch of the MoU and highlight the first next steps of the cooperation, including reciprocal contributions and participation in UCLG-Africa flagship event Africities 9 in Kisumu (Kenya) from 17 to 21 May 2022, and PSI’s AFRECON in 2023.
Interpretation will be provided into English, French, and Arabic.
The briefing of the meeting and the provisional agenda are available here.
Please register here to confirm your participation.