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First all female council for Vanuatu village
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 informs preparations for 4th LED World Forum
CLGF made an important contribution to the initial preparatory meeting for the 4th World LED Forum which will take place next October in Cabo Verde. At the Executive meeting held on 10 April in Brussels, CLGF Secretary-General Greg Munro gave full support to the main themes of the upcoming 4th LED Forum. Read More
2017 conference registration opens
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
Localising the SDGs in Rwanda
The Rwanda Association of Local Government Associations (RALGA) brought together high level, multi-stakeholders, including local government and civil society organisations, at a meeting on 17 March in Bugesera District, Rwanda as part of a pilot project in CLGF's EU-funded programme on Strengthening local governments role as a partner in development Read More
Workshop plans priorities to strengthen LGAs in Pakistan
Local councillors from across Pakistan met this week for a two-day workshop. Top of the agenda was setting the priority activities for a new programme to support the local councils associations in more effectively representing their members and helping them to deliver for their communities. Read More
Pakistan – cleaning up with e-governance
The Local Councils Association of the Punjab has established a model to meaningfully engage with remote and dispersed local councillors through online Digital Local Council (DLC) in seven districts of Punjab. More than 1,400 councillors have initially been empowered to use the digital local council system, allowing them to send complaints, highlight deficiencies, make suggestions and follow up issues to ensure they are resolved with the relevant departments. Read More
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