United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa) is the umbrella organization and united voice that represents local Governments throughout the African continent. UCLG Africa brings together more than 350 million African citizens, more than 40 national associations and more than 2,000 cities. Promoting decentralization in Africa and within African Local Governments as autonomous and distinct spheres of Government, as well as contributing to the unity of the African continent thanks to the dynamism of the local Governments are parts of the main missions of UCLG Africa.

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Created in 2009 and operational since 2016, the African Local Governments Academy (ALGA) Is a subsidiary body of UCLG Africa which primary mission is to promote quality standards for training and capacity building targeting the Local Government, invest in the human capital of these entities and anchor local performance and professionalism in Africa.