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High Level Policy Forum - voice for local government
The 2018 High Level Political Forum (HLPF) was kick-started today with UN General Assembly President Miroslav LajĨk citing inequality, urban planning, mobilising finance for the SDGs and partnerships as the key reasons why the UN needs to work with local and regional government to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). Read More
Crises and informal economies: research unveiled
CLGF took part in a public event to showcase research on Economic Recovery in Post-Conflict Cities at the Anglo Centre in Bloomsbury, London. Held at the beginning of July, the evening panel discussion complemented, and drew from the discussions of a two-day research seminar, jointly hosted by CLGF. Read More
Swaziland: CLGF partners working on LED
CLGF is supporting the government of eSwatini in a project entitled Reducing Poverty Through LED. Read More
Supporting service level benchmarking in Zimbabwe
CLGF, in partnership with the Urban Councils Association of Zimbabwe (UCAZ) and the Ministry of Local Government, Public Works and National Housing, has been supporting the successful 2018 Service Level Benchmarking (SLB) in all 32 urban local authorities in Zimbabwe. Read More
East Africa Local Government coming together
Local Government in East Africa has been confirming its priorities and strategic direction at a meeting of the East African Local Government Forum (EALGF) held at the end of May in Nairobi, Kenya. Read More
New Alliance to help LG in the Pacific
CLGF is joining forces with two other leading providers of technical support and capacity building for local government institutions to promote urban, rural and outer island development in the Pacific. Read More
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