Africities 4, in Nairobi, in September 2006, has the subject “Building coalitions to attain the Millennium Development Goals within African local governments”. This summit brought together the major stakeholders at the level of local governments so as to enable them to discuss the best way to work together to attain the MDGs within the African local governments. It confirmed the alliance between the African local governments and the institutions of the United Nations system. It mobilized, around the African local governments, the different social movements and citizens in Africa.