East London - The Ambassador Barbier meets with NGO Afesis-Corplan [fr]
From 13th to 15th of November 2013, H.E. Elisabeth Barbier, Ambassador of France in South Africa, visited East London.
This trip gave her the opportunity to meet with the representatives of the NGO Afesis-Corplan in Great Kei’s city hall, in the presence of the deputy mayor Ms Nolizo Moli. Afesis-Corplan was founded in 1992 and is a local actor in participatory democracy, local governance and community development.
Committed to good local governance issues, the French Embassy in South Africa, in partnership with the NGO, supports a project aiming to improve dialogue between the local government and communities by creating a discussion forum and reinforcing the residents capacity to define their needs and offer solutions to the municipal council.