DRAFT AGENDA

 

                                                       

DRAFT AGENDA
(UPDATE 31 MAY 2019)

SATURDAY 8 AND SUNDAY 9 JUNE 2019

Arrival of Participants
Check-in at Hotels
Registration – Conference Center of Al Akhawayn University (AUI).

MONDAY  JUNE 10, 2019

08:00am

Welcoming Cocktail and  Registration of Participants
AUI MAIN CAMPUS - BUILDING 4   

 

 

 

10:00am
 
 

OFFICIAL OPENING OF THE FORUM
AUI MAIN CAMPUS - BUILDING 4  AUDITORIUM

CHAIRPERSONS:

  • His Excellency Mr. Mohand Laenser, President of the Association of Moroccan Regions, President of Fez-Meknes Regional Council, Morocco.
  • His Excellency Mr Driss Ouaouicha, President of Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane.
  • READING OF HOLY QURAN
  • NATIONAL ANTHEM
  • SPEECHES OF THE ORGANIZERS AND PARTNERS
  • The Representative of the Ministry of the Interior (TBC)
  • The Representative of the Deputy Ministry in charge of the Reform of the Administration and the Civil Service (TBC)
  • Mr. Mohand Laenser, President of the Association of Regions of Morocco (ARM), President of Fes-Meknes Regional Council.

 

  • The Representative of the Moroccan Association of Presidents of Communal Councils (AMPCC)(TBC)
  • Mr. Hammou Ouhalli, President of Ifrane Provincial Council (TBC).
  • Mr. Hicham Afifi, President of the Ifrane Municipal Council.
  • Mr Driss Ouaouicha, President of Al Akhawayn University.
  • Mr Jean Pierre Elong Mbassi, Secretary General of UCLG-Africa.

 

 

  • MESSAGES OF SOLIDARITY
  • His Excellency Mr Khalid Fatharrahmane Omar, Ambassador of the Republic of Sudan to Morocco.

 

SIGNING CEREMONY for Partnership Agreements between UCLG-Africa and African Anchoring Institutes of the African Local Governments Academy(ALGA) .
- LAUNCH OF ALGA WEBSITE 
- PRESENTATION OF THE AGENDA OF THE FORUM.

12:30am

  • Group Photo.

13:00pm

  • Lunch Break – Restaurant Building 3

14:00pm

  • KEYNOTE SPEAKER
  •  Dr John Mary Kauzya, Chief of Public Service Innovation Branch, Division of Public Institutions and Digital Governance(DPIDG), United Nations, Departement of Economic and Social Affairs(DESA), New York

"Developing transformational leadership capacities in Public Sector Institutions for implementation of the 2030 Agenda"(by Viseo Conference).

 

15:00pm

PLENARY SESSION  : GOOD PRACTICES FROM AFRICA ON FINANCING LEARNING, TRAINING, AND CAPACITY BUILDING TARGETING LOCAL GOVERNMENT  
CHAIRPERSON  :   Honorable Mr. NAKOMBO Emile-Gros-Raymond, Mayor of the City of Bangui, President of the Association of the Municipalities of Centrafrica (AMCA), Centrafrica(TBC)
BUILDING 4 – Auditorium.
Rapporteurs : Mr. Ismael Kamate et Ms. Lova Ramilijaona, UCLG-Africa

  • The Role of the Local Government Sector Education and Training Authority (LGSeta) in Building Capacity in South African Municipalities, by Dr. Mpilo Ngubane, Chief Learning Officer, EThekwini Municipal Institute of Learning (MILE), Durban,  South Africa.
  • Financing Models for Training and Capacity Building for the devolved System Leadership:  The  Kenya Experience, by Ms.  Caroline Odandi, Head of Human Resources, Council of Governors, Kenya.
  • Le PNFMV,  an innovative and inclusif experience of partenarial financing of Territorial Actors Training in cameroon, by Mr. Léonard Emmanuel Nick Bomba, Coordinator of the National Program of City Jobs Training (PNFMV),  Cameroon.
  • Training Territorial Actors: which financing strategies?, by Ms Seynabou Dao Marie Ndiaye, Officer in charge of Training, Ministry of Local Authorities and National Planning, Senegal
  • Financing the Capacity of Local Authorities in Malawi, by Mr. Syak'inongwa Mwamondwe, Malawi National Local Government Committee, Malawi.
  • Presentation of Seychelles experience, by Ms. Lydia Charlie, Executive Director, Office of the Mayor of Victoria, Seychelles.
  • Presentation of Morocco experience, by Mr. Skalli Adaoui, 1st Vice-President of Fez-Meknes Regional Council, Morocco.

16:30pm

Tea/coffee Break

17:00pm

Discussion

18h30pm

End of the first Work Day of the Forum.

 Optional: Visit to the Main Campus of Al Akhawayn University or the City of Ifrane.

TUESDAY  JUNE 11, 2019

8:15am

Departure from Hotels  

Information, Awareness-Raising, Capacity-Buidling, and Exchange of Good Practices on the African Vision and the Global Agendas  Days
AUI CONFERENCE CENTER - AUDITORIUM

 

9:00am 
 

 

CHAIRPERSON  :   Prof. KOMLA Sanda, President of Kara University, Togo(TBC) 
RAPPORTEURS: Mr Wahir Justin Some and Fariath Chabi, UCLG-Africa.
- Stocktaking of progress made in the implementation of the 2063 African Agenda and the 2030 Development Agenda
* African Union Agenda 2063: Implementation Status, Challenges and the Way Forward, by
H.E. Ambassador Akin Oyateru, International Consultant in Public and International Affairs, Nigeria .
* The progress made in the implementation of the 2030 Development Agenda  
- A UNDP Representative (TBC)
- Localizing SDGs, by Mr Fernando Santomauro, Learning Department of United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG).
- SDG 5: What are the implications for Local Governments Planning ?, by Ms Adiza  Lamien Ouando, Presidente of Groupe de Réflexion et d’Action NEGABONON, « Thinking Africa, doing with Africans », Burkina Faso.
- Progress made in the implementation of the SDG 8 : Role of the Social Partners in  Training: Human and financial means, by Mr. Claude Audinet, Member of the National Office of the Union of Directors General of Territorial Collectivities (SNDGCT), France.
-  Public Universities and Sustainable Development Goals in Ethiopia: the Addis Center for Sustainable Development at Kotebe Metropolitan University (ACSD), by  Dr Teferi Hailemichael, Director of ACSD, Ethiopia.
- Alternatives to Traditional Financing for Learning and Capacity Building in Decentralized Territorial Communities in Cameroon: Example of HE-GTD, by Mr. Henri Severin Assembe, Director General of Higher Education, Territorial Governance and Decentralization (HEGTD), Cameroon.

10:30am

Tea/coffee Break

11:00am

Discussion

13:00pm

Lunch Break

 

14:30pm

CHAIRPERSON :     Mr. Wild Ndipo, President of the Association of Local Authorities of Malawi (MALGA), Malawi .
RAPPORTEURS:  Mr Zadi Gokui
Stocktaking of progress on the implementation of the Climate Agenda and the UCLG-Africa commitment to Climate
 UCLG-Africa Strategy in support of Local Governments on Climate, by Mr. Mohammed Mbou, Head of the UCLG-Africa Climate Taskforce

  • Representative of the Ministry in charge of Sustainable Development, Morocco(TBC).

         * Stocktaking of progress on the implementation of the Sendaï Framework on Disaster Risk Reduction
       *  The progress of Sendai Framework Localisation in Asia Pacific, byMr Helmi Abidin, Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR)/Resilience Coordinator, UCLG Asia-Pacific (ASPAC), Jakarta, Indonesia.      
*  The future of Paynesville, Liberia as a Resilient City, by Ms Bindu Taylor Brewer, Chief Resilience Officer for the City of Paynesville, Liberia. 

16:00pm

Tea/coffee Break

16:30pm

Discussion

18:00pm

End of the second Work Day of the Forum.

Optional: Visit to the Main Campus of Al Akhawayn University or the City of Ifrane.

WEDNESDAY  JUNE 12, 2019

08:15am

Departure from Hotels.
VENUE : AUI CONFERENCE CENTER - AUDITORIUM   

 

9:00am

CHAIRPERSON :      Mr. Diakite Mamadou, President of the High Council of Local Authorities, Mali. RAPPORTEURS: Mr Abderahim Aboutajedine, Expert in Local Governance.
   Stocktaking of progress on the implementation of the New Urban Agenda
    * Mr Doudou, UN-Habitat (TBC)
* Future of African Cities from the African perspective, by Mr Vinesh Chintaram, African Union of Architect (AUA) Secretary General, Mauritius.
* The Experience of Morocco.
* The experience of Nigeria in implementing the NUA and SDG for the Urban Sector, by                Prof Johnson Bade Falade, MD/CEO Gotosearch.Com Ltd & Executive Director FDI,  Nigeria.
- Stocktaking of progress on the implementation of the Addis Ababa Action Agenda (AAAA)
•  Dr. François Yatta, Director of Programs, UCLG-Africa .
•  Mr. Wild Ndipo, President of the Association of Local Authorities of Malawi (MALGA), Malawi .
* Local Government Capacity Development in Ethiopia: Financing Learning, Training, and Capacity Building, the Addis Ababa City Government, by Dr Teferi Hailemichael, Assistant Professor, Department of Management, Director of Addis Center for Sustainable Development (ACSD), Kotebe Metropolitan University, Ethiopia.
-Stocktaking of progress on the implementation of African and UN Commitments on Preventing and Fighting Corruption
• The Morocco Experience (TBC).

• The economy of corruption in African Local Government: Innovative strategies to tackling the cancer, by Mr Sam Mwando, Lecturer, Land and Property Sciences, Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia

  • • The role of the Civil Society in the prevention and fight against corruption, by Transparency Morocco (TBC)
  • • Systemic approach to build capacities of the Local Governments and the Communities to prevent and fight against corruption and tax evasion, case of the Project "Local Offensive of prevention and the fight against corruption and tax evasion" (OFFLOCC) in Senegal, by Mr Abdoulaye CISSE, Head of Training Programs, Institutional Development and Organizational Strengthening, ENDA-Ecopop, Senegal.

11:00am

Tea/coffee Break

11:30am

Discussion

13:00pm

Lunch Break

 

14:30pm

CHAIRPERSON :      A Representative of REFELA-Morocco(TBC)
RAPPORTEURS:  
Stocktaking of progress on the implementation of the SDG 5 and empowerment of women and girls

  •  Opportunities and Challenges of being a female Mayor in Liberia, by Ms Ethel Pam Belcher-Taylor, Mayor of the City of Paynesville, Liberia.
  • UCLG-Africa and REFELA engagement for Gender Equality, by Ms. Malika Ghefrane Giorgi, Special Advisor of the African Network of Female Local Elected Officials(REFELA), UCLG-Africa.
  • Girls' and women's empowerment: the types of empowerment and their implication for the Local Governments, by Ms Adiza  Lamien Ouando, Presidente of Groupe de Réflexion et d’Action NEGABONON, « Thinking Africa, doing with Africans », Gender and Women's Empowerment Expert, Burkina Faso.
  • Empowering women, by Dr. Katja Zvan-Elliott, Ph.D in Oriental Studies, University of Oxford.

 Representative of REFELA-Morocco (TBC)
• Representative of the Ministry in charge of the Reform of the Administration and the Civil Service (TBC)

16:00pm

Tea/coffee Break

16:30pm

Discussion

18:00pm

End of the third Work Day of the Forum.

Optional: Visit to the Main Campus of Al Akhawayn or the City of Ifrane

THURSDAY 13 JUNE 2019

8:15am

Departure  from Hotels  

 

9:00am

4th Meeting of ALGA Academic Board  
VENUE: AUI MAIN CAMPUS - BOARD ROOM
CHAIRPERSON :      Mr Jean Pierre Elong Mbassi, Secrétaire Général de CGLU-Afrique.
RAPPORTEURS: Ms. Lova Ramilijaona et Mr Joachim Huendele, UCLG-Africa.

  • Peer Review between ALGA African Anchoring Institutes
  • Activity report of ALGA and Action Plan for the second Semester 2019 and 2020, by                     Dr Najat Zarrouk, Director of ALGA of UCLG-Africa, Vice-President of African Public Sector RHM Network (APS-HRMNet)

PARALLEL SESSIONS - AUI CONFERENCE CENTER
(9:00am – 13:00pm)

Auditorium

Room 3

Room 4

Room 5

 Facilitator
Dr Abdelkarim Marzouk, Dean…., AUI

 

Rapporteur

Facilitator
Ms DESGEORGES Muriel, Officer in charge of International Projects, Agence de l’Environnement et de la Maitrise de l’Energie (ADEME), France

Rapporteur 

Facilitator
Mr Said Nouaamani
Directeur des Ressources Humaines de AUI

 

Rapporteur

Facilitator
Mr. Ismael Kamate, Officer in charge of the Observatory of African Local Human resources, UCLG-Africa, Ivory Coast
Rapporteur

 

Presentation of the Development Vision and Strategy of the Territorial Collectivities of the Region of Fès-Meknès 
(Avec Traduction en Arabe, Anglais, Français)

 

Focus Group on the preparation of the MOOC on Sustainable City and Urban Innovation, organized by ADEME and AFD

 

Anglophone Focus Group on the Standards of HRM at Local Level organized by the Observatory of African Local HRM of UCLG-Africa

 

Francophone Focus Group on the Standards of HRM at Local Level organized by the Observatory of African Local HRM of UCLG-Africa

10:30am

Tea/coffee Break

11:00am

Further work.

13:00pm

Lunch Break

 

16:00pm

CLOSING CEREMONY
VENUE: AUDITORIUM
CHAIRPERSON : AMPCC (TBC) 

  • Presentation of the Final Report of the Forum
  • Presentation Ifrane' Call for Action on financing Learning, Training and Capacity Building targeting the Local Governments in Africa.
  • Announcement of the Venue of the FAMI IV 2020.
  • Closing remarks and speeches
  • Message to the King of Morocco, His Majesty MOHAMMED VI.

FRIDAY JUNE 14, 2019

8:00am-18:00pm

 Excursion to two Imperial Cities of Morocco :

  • The City of Fez
  • The City of Meknes  

SATURDAY JUNE 15, 2019 

Departure from the Kingdom of Morocco
Farewell, See you at FAMI IV - 2020.