Category: africa-us-cities-conference


Africa-US Cities Conference February 2023 City to City: Reshaping and Renewing Africa-US Relations

“The United States should work with African partners today to … start an urbanization initiative, including partnerships with U.S. cities, to help African cities plan for their growth in critical sectors like energy access, climate change adaptation, transportation, and water management” Joe Biden, 1 August 2019. Introduction The above quote by then presidential candidate, now…
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Africa-US Cities Research Group (AUC Research Group)

Introduction and Background This discussion paper is intended to start a process leading to the establishment of the Africa-US Cities Research Group, by clarifying the initiative, its purpose, agenda, and potential deliverables. It looks to serve as a deliberation, debate and consensus-building draft leading to buy-in by potential research group members and kick-starting a measurable…
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