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New Secretary-General for CLGF

CLGF welcomes new Secretary-General Dr Greg Munro who takes up the post from 1 August. Dr Munro, a South African national will lead the organisation in meeting the challenges of localising the 2030 Agenda ...

News from CLGF South Asia

Local Economic Development (LED) and SMART cities can provide a framework for local governments to deliver the SDGs in South Asia, according to the Commonwealth Local Government Forum (CLGF) as a result of its ...

Carl Wright retires after 21 years

Dr Carl Wright retires from CLGF after 21 years of service on 31 July 2016, working internationally for over 40 years and takes on the role of CLGF Secretary-General Emeritus. The 2016 CLGF Board and participan ...

Successful and sustainable cities

Capable and accountable city governments are needed who can think differently and be innovative to meet the challenges of urbanisation, said delegates at the CLGF Commonwealth Sustainable Cities Network meeting ...

CLGF to move to Commonwealth hub

CLGF is moving to a new location

The Commonwealth Local Government Forum (CLGF) is to be part of a new Commonwealth Hub which was launched by HM the Queen on 9 June in London. It will bring together Commonwealth organisations - initially CLGF, the Royal Commonwealth Society and the Commonwealth Games Federation - in the same location to create a new collaborative, dynamic and innovative way of working. 

CLGF Knowledge Hub

The CLGF knowledge hub contains summaries of and links to documents from CLGF, our members and partners allowing our members and visitors to search for content on a wide range of local government topics. 
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