29-30 April 2015. Luanda, Angola
The Awards will acknowledge the leadership and contribution of Mayors of large, medium and small cities across Africa during a formal ceremony and a gala dinner chaired by President José Eduardo dos Santos in Luanda. The event will be attended by over 350 guests who will comprise of government officials, city leaders, African mayors, investors and business leaders.
The award aims to raise the profile of Africa’s Mayors by honouring those who have made an outstanding contribution to their communities and developed a vision for urban living, working and visiting across Africa. It is being supported by the Government of Angola, the UN-Habitat, the UCLG-A and the IC Publications Group. Each year, outstanding African Mayors and municipal professionals from large metropolis (1,000,000 residents or more), intermediate (less than a 1,000,000 and more than 200,000 residents) and small cities (up to 200,000 residents) will have the opportunity to win the prestigious “José Eduardo dos Santos” African Mayor Award.