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CLGF e-news June 2017

CLGF e-news June 2017

08 June 2017
CLGF pilot projects in the Caribbean; MOU with Fiji Local Government Ministry; Localising the SDGs in Rwanda; latest news on the CLGF 2017 conference in Malta in November and CLGF Secretary-General Dr Greg Munro looks at inclusiveness and cohesion in building communities in the wake of recent terrosit attacks in the UK and much more. Read More
CLGF e-news April 2017

CLGF e-news April 2017

25 April 2017
CLGFs Secretary General considers the challenge of finding the resources - financial and otherwise to enable local government to deliver high quality services and effective representation and make the 17 SDGs a reality by 2030. Registration for 2017 Commonwealth Local Government Conference now open Read More
CLGF e-news February 2017

CLGF e-news February 2017

15 February 2017
Local solutions to local problems - read about CLGF's new strategic direction of travel; a new project in Pakistan to strengthen local government associations and enhance the contribution of local government to governance and development; the opportunity to apply for a CLGF bursary towards a masters in public administration, and much more Read More
CLGF e-news December 2017

CLGF e-news December 2017

21 December 2016
Interview with CLGF's new Secretary-General; Dr Greg Munro's on his vision for CLGF and a joined up Commonwealth; CLGF Chairperson Cllr Rev Mpho Moruakgomo speaking on the first day of the 2016 South African Local Government Association annual conference; CLGF regional meeting in East Africa; urbanisation in the Pacific; delivering decentralisation in Cameroon and much more. Read More
CLGF e-news November 2016

CLGF e-news November 2016

25 November 2016
Integrated approach to urbanisation and planning; positive impact of LED pilots in West Africa; measuring women's representation in lcoal government; and CLGF's new Secretary-Geenral presents his 100-day report to CLGF's Executive Committee. Read More
CLGF e-news September 2016

CLGF e-news September 2016

07 September 2016
Having adequate resources and capacity is critical for local government to deliver local needs and priorities whilst cultivating its role in helping to respond to national, regional and global targets, says CLGF Board member and President of the Local Councils Association of Malta in a guest blog. Malta is hosting the 2017 Commonwealth Local Government Conference whose theme is Fit for the future: capacity and resoruces for effective local government. Also in this issue: find out about how LED is being used as a framework fo rlocalising the SDGs, and information about CLGF's new headquarters office. Read More

CHOGM 2018 logo and website launche

The themes and priorities for the 2018 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) were formally announced last night by the UK’s Prime Minister Teresa May; Prime Minister of Malta Dr Joseph Muscat; ...

Tackling urbanisation

With rapid urbanisation a major feature of the development agenda - evidenced by Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 11 (to create cities that are inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable) - CLGF has been able ...
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