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Making cities fit for the future: successful, safe and sustainable
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 on Successful, safe and sustainable cities: making cities fit for the future on 12-13 July. Read More
HRH The Prince of Wales meets local government leaders
HRH The Prince of Wales today attended The Commonwealth Local Government Forum's (CLGF) Annual Reception, meeting with delegates to hear about issues around sustainability and urbanisation during the CLGF's second Commonwealth Sustainable Cities Network (CSCN) conference at Marlborough House. The Prince met with mayors, city leaders and ministers from across the Commonwealth - including from Botswana, Canada, Ghana, Jamaica, Mozambique, New Zealand, South Africa, Sri Lanka, UK, and Uganda. Read More
Commonwealth local government leaders call for global cooperation
Local democracy and free election of local representatives is fundamental to democracy and a powerful force for promoting understanding, social cohesion and community driven development, the CLGF Board reaffirmed today. Meeting in London the Board also discussed the impact of Brexit and potential opportunities for increased collaboration within the Commonwealth at local level. Read More
Sustainable cities focus for HRH The Prince of Wales meeting with Commonwealth local government and city leaders
HRH The Prince of Wales, will attend CLGFs annual reception at Marlborough House on 12 July and meet members of the CLGF Board and delegates to the Commonwealth Sustainable Cities Network conference to talk about issues around sustainability and the New Urban Agenda. Read More
LAs use LED to deliver development in Southern Africa
From 28-29 June, CLGF is holding a regional conference in Johannesburg, South Africa, to disseminate the outcomes of its regional programme on Supporting local governance and local economic development in Southern Africa and explore further the role of local government in delivering the SDGs. The programme was funded by the UK Department of International Development and has also received support from the European Union. Read More
Queen launches CLGF's new home
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. The Queen officially launched the hub during a visit to Marlborough House ahead of her official 90th birthday celebrations attended by representatives from 53 Commonwealth countries. Read More
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