Commonwealth Local Government Forum
Tourism is potentially an important part of local economic development in any community, often leading to visitors spending money way beyond the initial point of attraction. This is why so many local councils across the Commonwealth recognise the need to support local tourism alongside providing crucial of public services. Read More
CLGF and the Fiji Ministry for Local Government, Housing and Environment have signed an MOU focusing on the capacity building of towns and cities in Fiji. It lays the foundation for future collaboration and partnership between CLGF and the Fiji Ministry for Local Government, Housing and Environment. Read More
Striking a blow for gender equality, Sunai Village on the island of Moso has taken the lead in empowering women in their community by choosing a woman to head up its Village Tribunal Council. New Chairwoman, Mrs Leimalu Tapasei, was appointed by the female Executive, to make it the first all female council in the villages history. Read More
CLGF is supporting the #BECOUNTED campaign to see an increase in locally elected women which is being launched today, 8 March, International Womens Day 2017. CLGF is partnering with United Cities and Local Government (UCLG) and UN Women to underline the importance of increasing the proportion of women in locally elected office as part of the global commitment set out in Sustainable Development Goal 5 on gender equality and womens empowerment. Read More
For all the latest information about CLGFs 2017 Commonwealth Local Government Conference taking place in Malta from 21-24 November, take a look at our newly launched conference website. As well as being able to secure your place, you can learn more about the conference theme - Fit for the future and the programme, as more speakers are added; register for the conference; and get all the practical information youll need about Malta, including Visas and accommodation, to make sure you get the most from the conference. Read More

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