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ICLEI Africa

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Sustainable Development

Major group affiliation:
  • Local authorities
Involvement in UN Partnerships: Yes
If yes, explain in detail: ICLEI Africa works in close partnership with a number of UN Agencies on a range of projects in Africa. These include UN-Habitat (mostly in the field of climate change) and UNEP. Most notably ICLEI partners with UN-Habitat on a Five City Adaptation in Africa project in Mozambique, Tanzania, Namibia, Mauritius and South Africa. ICLEI Africa also partners with UN-Agencies on a number of sustainable development advocacy forums, representing local governments. ICLEI Africa also partners with the African office of UNISDR on a number of disaster risk reduction initiatives in Africa.
Affiliation with other organizations: ICLEI Africa works closely with United Cities and Local Governments for Africa (UCLGA), UN-Habitat, UNEP, African Centre for Cities, Water Research Commission, national governments and local government assosciations, development banks and the ICLEI global network (ICLEI Regional and Global offices).