With more than half of the world’s population now living in cities, experts agree that the continuing trend towards urbanisation is both inevitable and irreversible. New EC guidelines propose a fresh mindset to assist the development of better cities.
In the context of the forthcoming COP21 and its follow-up, the European
Commission jointly with SE4All has organised two regional workshops that
will provide technical assistance to cities of Sub-Saharan Africa interested
in designing and implementing policies, actions and investments in the field
of sustainable energy and access.
The first workshop is taking place in Dakar with representatives from Central
and Western Africa cities and countries, city networks, EU cities and other