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CHOGM18: Women in leadership
As Commonwealth leaders came together for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) last week in London, so too did a rich and diverse mix of interested people from around the Commonwealth to attend specially convened forums taking place from 16 to 18 April. Read More
Democracy in the 21st century
CLGF launched the Commonwealth Local Government Handbook 2017/18 last week at the London School of Economics. Read More
UK pledges £4m for accountability
The UK has committed 4 million to support democratic accountability in parliaments across 18 Commonwealth developing countries. The FCO programme will be managed by a consortium led by the Westminster Foundation for Democracy, including the Commonwealth Local Government Forum. Read More
Presentation to Heads of Government
CLGF Deputy Secretary-General Lucy Slack reflected on the Commonwealth Women's Forum discussions in a presentation to Heads of Government today, prior to the formal opening of CHOGM by the Queen at Buckingham Palace. Read More
CLGF wins award for women's empowerment
CLGF has recieved an award for its work in empowering women from the Commonwealth's Businesswomen's Network. Presented at a ceremony in London during the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, the award was decided by an advisory panel of accredited organisation representatives. Read More
Let the Games commence

Let the Games commence

02 April 2018
Excitement is mounting as we await the opening of the 21st Commonwealth Games in Queensland. Anticipation is at an all time high for some amazing performances by athletes from across the Commonwealth in a number of different sports. Read More
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