Lobbying and Advocacy

Lobbying and advocacy is one of the key mandates of UCAZ on behalf of its members. The Association engages government through parliamentary portfolio committees and government departments.

Through this mandate the association identifies key local government issues including legislation that require the attention of various actors to support local authorities service delivery agenda.The association conducts research, compiles evidence-based data and produces policy and position papers that will be used for its advocacy programmes. The advocacy thrust is issue based and carried as and when necessary targeting specific institutions and actors including government and all its arms.