The Ethiopian Cities Association (ECA) is an alliance of currently 86 Ethiopian cities working towards improving the living conditions of the urban Ethiopian population. The Ethiopian Cities Association was established in February 2009 to represent, advocate for and build the capacity of its member cities. The formation of Ethiopian Cities Association (ECA) is the joint interest and effort of Ethiopian Cities to strengthen coordination of their efforts and mutually work towards mitigating the deep-rooted and diversified urban problems in their cities. Initially, the cities and their stakeholders jointly studied the international cities networks’ experiences, learned from their success and in principle agreed on the creation of Cities Network in Ethiopia. Accordingly, a task force that consisted of experts from Addis…
2019-10-11ETHIOPIAN CITIES ASSOCIATIONAddis-Ababa_2020_(CC__BY-SA)DaneyWiki-210119-090147UNITY PARK ADDIS ABABA280488464_1091426808107090_8427338488358506008_nECA’S EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE STUDY VISIT IN SOUTH AFRICA (2022)311240592_476428844514527_410519685875951006_nECA’S EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE AND ECA'S STAFFS311696578_494690802688331_3101388393083693808_nNATIONAL PANEL DISCUSSION ON THE CONCEPT OF SMART CITIESExperience Sharing on City Plan Preparation and Implementation at BishoftuEXPERIENCE SHARING WORKSHOP ON CITY PLAN PREPARATION AND IMPLEMENTATION AT BISHOFTUField visit by participants of Pannel Discussion on the concept of Smart City at Arbaminch ) Oct 2022FIELD VISIT BY PARTICIPANTS OF PANEL DISCUSSION ON THE CONCEPT OF SMART CITY AT ARBAMINCH (OCTOBER 2022)ECA’s Delegation is participating in the 28th Session of UCLG Africa Executive Committee and Pan African Council Meetings in Tangier2ECA’S DELEGATION PARTICIPATED THE 28th SESSION OF UCLG AFRICA EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE AND PAN AFRICAN COUNCIL MEETINGS IN TANGIERECA’s Delegation is participating in the 28th Session of UCLG Africa Executive Committee and Pan African Council Meetings in TangierECA’S DELEGATION PARTICIPATED THE 28th SESSION OF UCLG AFRICA EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE AND PAN AFRICAN COUNCIL MEETINGS IN TANGIERCSO Week Exhibition at Hilton Hotel (2022)CSO'S WEEK EXHIBITION (2022) AT HILTON HOTEL (ADDIS ABABA)First MAyor-Private Sector Conference at SkylightFIRIST MAYOR-PRIVATE SECTOR CONFERENCE (2021 ) AT SKYLIGHT HOTEL (ADDIS ABABA)2nd Mayor Private Sector Conference at Hilton HotelSECOND MAYOR-PRIVATE SECTOR CONFERENCE (2022) AT HILTON HOTEL (ADDIS ABABA)Group phot of Urban Finance, Pedistrean Walkway and Community Participation in local development Workshop Participants at JigjigaGROUP PHOTO OF "URBAN FINANCE, PEDESTRIAN WALKWAY AND COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION IN LOCAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP" PARTICIPANTS AT JIGJIGA (2022)Group photo of OKP Project Trainers at FinoteselamGROUP PHOTO OF OKP PROJECT TRAINERS AT FINOTESELAM CITY (2021)General Assembly of ECA at Hawassa CityGENERAL ASSEMBLY OF ECA AT HAWASSA CITY (2021)Pannel Discussion on the concept of Smart City at Arbaminch ) Oct 2022PANEL DISCUSSION ON THE CONCEPT OF SMART CITIES AT ARBAMINCH CITY (OCTOBER 2022)OKP Adama Pilot TrainingOKP ADAMA PILOT TRAININGMunicipal Service Provision and Authomation Exeperience Exchange Workshop at Gondar2MUNICIPAL SERVICE PROVISION AND AUTOMATION EXPERIENCE EXCHANGE WORKSHOP AT GONDAR (2022)Group Photo of participants Municipal Service Provision and Authomation Exeperience Exchange Workshop at GondarGROUP PHOTO OF "MUNICIPAL SERVICE PROVISION AND AUTHOMATION EXPERIENCE EXCHANGE WORKSHOP" PARTICIPANTS AT GONDAR CITY (2022)Municipal Service Provision and Authomation Exeperience Exchange Workshop at GondarGROUP PHOT OF "MUNICIPAL SERVICE PROVISION AND AUTHOMATION EXPERIENCE EXCHANGE WORKSHOP" PARTICIPANTS AT GONDAR CITY (2022)Group work and discussion at Arbaminch city (OKP ProjectGROUP WORK AND DISCUSSION AT ARBAMINCH CITY (OKP PROJECT, 2021)photo_2022-12-23_15-42-39FIELD VISITING OF THE DEVELOPMENT WORK OF TOGOCHALE CITYECA STAFF CAPACITY BUILDING TRAINING ON IMPLEMENTATION OF STRATEGIC PLAN AT BAHIRDARTRAINING WORKSHOP ON CITIES’ GOOD GOVERNANCE AND SMART CITY BUILDING AT DEBRE MAKOSURBAN SAFETY NET PROGRAM AND ITS INCLUSIVENESS WORKSHOP AT DIREDAWA
(Lobby and Advocacy for the interests of Member Cities)
(Offering Platform for Knowledge Exchange, Tailored Training, Advisory Service, Documentation and Information Exchange)
REPRESENTATION, NETWORKING AND PARTNERSHIP
(Creating Sister Cities in and outside the Country)
EXEPERIENCE EXCHANGE WORKSHOP ON DRAFT URBAN AND CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY POLICY, SMART CITY PRACTICES, CADASTER SYSTEM AND MUNCIPALITY REVENUE ENHACEMENT MECHANISM AT ADAMA CITY
In this Workshop different media were invited and attended. Among them, Oromia Broadcast Service covered the event in this way.
LATEST ACTIVITIES AND NEWS
(January 31, 2024, Shire Enda Silassie) Ethiopian Cities Association (ECA) gave a second round of training on good governance, peace building, inclusive urban planning and smart city concept and Implementation…
(January 25, 2024, Addis Ababa) Ethiopian Cities Association (ECA) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Social Anthropology Department of Addis Ababa University to work together on various urban…
(January 12, 2024, Diredawa) Ethiopian Cities Association (ECA) in collaboration with the Minister of Urban and Infrastructure organized a two-day workshop focused on Municipal Revenue Reform, Urban Planning Implementation, Land…
(December 19, 2023, Adama) Ethiopian Cities Association (ECA) organized two-day training for the cities of Tigray Region on Good Governance and Peace Building as well as Inclusive Urban Planning and…
WHY YOU WORK WITH US?
ETHIOPIAN CITIES ASSOCIATION (ECA)
ECA is a national platform for Ethiopian Cities to collaborate, share and learn from each other so as to bring positive change in their respective areas.
- This platform of learning contributes for the fair development of cities and national growth.
- As the only national association of cities and local government in the country, the special urban affairs trainings are being provided.
- Ethiopian cities among themselves and between other countries’ cities are being twinned via ECA.
- As a sole national representative of cities, ECA advocates cities affairs firmly.