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INTERSESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

MAYORS MEETING IN DAKAR: An African meeting of Mayors was held in Dakar, Senegal, from 30 September to 1 October 1994. The meeting reviewed and adopted the resolutions of the enlarged meetings of the Group of the four International Associations of Local Groups. Their declaration is contained in document A/CONF.165/PC.2/INF.7.

MINISTERS MEETING IN DAKAR: African Ministers responsible for housing and urban development met on 3 October 1994 in Dakar, Senegal, during the commemoration of the World Habitat Day. Outputs from this meeting are contained in the declaration, available as A/CONF.165/PC.2/INF.5.

MINISTERS MEETING IN KAMPALA: The African Ministers responsible for housing and urban development in the Eastern and Southern African sub-region met from 26-28 February 1995 in Kampala, Uganda. They reviewed the in- country preparatory processes for HABITAT II and endorsed the decisions of the Dakar declaration. They also resolved to utilize the framework and resources of their subregional institutions to improve the conditions of human settlements in the sub- region. Their declaration is contained in document A/CONF.165/PC.2/INF.6.

EXPERTS MEETING IN ABIDJAN: The meeting held from 21-24 March 1995 brought together policy-makers, experts and professionals in urban land management to assess the methods and practices in urban land management in Africa and to explore new, efficient and realistic policies, based on an evaluation of the policies and practices of 21 African countries.

MINISTERS MEETING IN BRAZZAVILLE: African Ministers responsible for housing and urban development from the Central African sub-region, the Comoros, Djibouti, Uganda and Senegal met from 10-12 April 1995 in Brazzaville, Congo. They resolved to take the necessary steps to facilitate the implementation of the two objectives of HABITAT II.

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