Tuesday, 23 October 2012

South South cooperation & the Africities Summit 2012

From December 4th to December 8th, 2012, the Africities 6 Summit will accommodate, in Dakar, nearly 5000 participants. Ministers in charge for the local governments and ministers in charge of sustainable development and of employment;local authorities and elected officials; delegations of local administrators,civil society organizations, scholars, professional associations and trade unions will gather in the capital of Senegal.

A number of sessions, arranged in the spirit of the South-South cooperation, will give the opportunity to local administrative representatives from African countries to discuss and entrench relations with their counterparts in Turkey, China and Brazil.
The theme of this edition is dedicated to the african territories. The slogan "Building Africa starting from its territories” will emphasized the discussion on the rapid urbanization rate, the influence of globalization and democratic reforms in the African continent and the need to ensure the sustainable development of the region.

More information on the upcoming event are available on the official conference website: