Category: International Engagements

Mayor Aki-Sawyerr Hosts the First Women4Climate Mentorship Program Orientation Session — 2

Yesterday, Freetown City Council (FCC), in collaboration with UN Women and Sierra Leone Women Engineers (SLWE) held an orientation session for the first cohort of the Women4Climate Mentorship Program mentees and mentors. Women4Climate is an initiative adopted by C40 Cities that engages female Mayors across the globe who are committed to tackling issues of climate […]

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Mayor Aki-Sawyerr Hosts the First Women4Climate Mentorship Program Orientation Session — 2

Yesterday, Freetown City Council (FCC), in collaboration with UN Women and Sierra Leone Women Engineers (SLWE) held an orientation session for the first cohort of the Women4Climate Mentorship Program mentees and mentors. Women4Climate is an initiative adopted by C40 Cities that engages female Mayors across the globe who are committed to tackling issues of climate […]

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Mayor Aki-Sawyerr meets with other African mayors and experts working to build sustainable cities and achieve SDG 11 at the Africa Day Summit

Over the last two days, Mayor Aki-Sawyerr has been meeting with other African mayors and experts working to build sustainable cities and achieve SDG 11 at the Africa Day Summit and related events, organized by the European Investment Bank and UN Habitat. The Summit aims to bring city and government leaders, and international institutions to […]

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Mayor Aki-Sawyerr Hosts the First Women4Climate Mentorship Program Orientation Session

Yesterday, Freetown City Council (FCC), in collaboration with UN Women and Sierra Leone Women Engineers (SLWE) held an orientation session for the first cohort of the Women4Climate Mentorship Program mentees and mentors. Women4Climate is an initiative adopted by C40 Cities that engages female Mayors across the globe who are committed to tackling issues of climate […]

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New Mural Unveiled at New England

On Friday 24th January, Marcus Olsson, on behalf of Affixed Productions, unveiled his latest artwork at Jomo Kenyatta Road in the presence of Mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr. The mural celebrates Sierra Leone’s high religious tolerance, which manifests itself through the many inter-faith marriages and families. The mural is also meant to increase motivation for religious tolerance […]

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The American Institute of Architects Assists Mayor Aki-Sawyerr with Plans to Regenerate the City

Three high-profile representatives from the American Institute of Architects – Mr. Joel Mills, Senior Director of the American Institute of Architects; Ms. Erin Simmons, Senior Director of Design Assistance – Center for Communities at the American Institute of Architects; and Mr Wayne Feiden, Director of Planning & Sustainability for the City of Northampton, Massachusetts – […]

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CRS Donates a DFID Funded Utility Vehicle to FCC

On Wednesday 9th January, CRS handed over a DFID-funded utility vehicle to the Freetown City Council. The donation comes as part of Mayor Aki-Sawyerr’s efforts to build the Council’s capacity to deliver on its sanitation mandate – cleaning public spaces, managing dumpsites and enforcing sanitation bye-laws. The vehicle will be used by FCC’s sanitary inspectors […]

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FCC to install a waste to energy model at Aberdeen Women’s Centre

Mayor Yvonne engaged with Masada and their partner The Waste Transformer (TWT), Netherland on a waste to energy project. The Pilot Project, which is a sustainable development initiative, will target the installation of Waste Digester at the Aberdeen Women’s Centre. This project will commence in the next few weeks. Waste will be collected from residence […]

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Mayor’s Delivery Unit Present Cable Car Scheme to International Stakeholders

On Tuesday & Wednesday, Freetown City Council was represented at a participatory workshop on Transitioning to Sustainable Urban Mobility that was organised by the Sierra Leone Urban Research Centre, in association with University College London. The team, from the Mayor’s Delivery Unit (MDU), used the opportunity of the forum to seek out the views of […]

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