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…
(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)
In this Workshop different media were invited and attended. Among them, Amhara Media Corporation covered the event in this way.
LATEST ACTIVITIES AND NEWS
Ethiopian Cities Association (ECA) organizes an Experience Exchange Workshop on Urban Finance, Pedestrian Walkway and Community Participation in Local Development at Jigjiga city. Honorable guest of the workshop Eng. Ziyad,…
(October 28, 2022, Arbaminch) Ethiopian Cities Association (ECA) in collaboration with Ministry of Urban and Infrastructure conducts a two days’ workshop on the concept of Smart City and Urban Observatory…
Ethiopian Cities Association (ECA) proudly announces that it became a member of the United Cities and Local Governments for Africa (UCLG Africa), which is the umbrella organization and the united…
Ethiopian Cities Association’s (ECA’s) Delegation led by H.E Ass/ Prof. Tsegaye Tuke, Hawassa Mayor and ECA President is participating on the 28th Session of UCLG Africa Executive Committee and Pan…
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.