Habitat III The United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development. 17 – 20 October 2016, Quito – Ecuador.

Fatimetou Abdel Malick

Mayor Municipality Of Tevragh Zeina Mauritania

Fatimetou Mint Abdel Malick is Mayor of Tevrah-Zeina in Mauritania and former President of Network of Local Elected Women of Africa (REFELA), an active part of the UCLG Standing Committee on Gender Equality. She is Mauritania’s first woman mayor, making her a pioneer in her country and a role model for African women. Now in her third term, Abdel Malick has prioritized increasing access to basic services, improving education, and creating public spaces such as playgrounds and municipal parks with free Wi-Fi for young people.

Events with Fatimetou Abdel Malick:

  • Sunday 16
  • Wednesday 19