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Former presidents unite to champion health issues in Africa
CLGF was today delighted to welcome not one, but two former presidents to its London headquarters as part of a packed programme of events. Read More
Planning public spaces

Planning public spaces

21 November 2018
The second day of the Africities Conference in Marrakech got off to an auspicious start with an important session entitled 'Local strategies for making pubilc land and space to foster equitable economic growth in cities', organised by Cities Alliance. Read More
CLGF calls for integrated planning at Africities
With increasing urbanisation and even more people set to move to cities by 2050, CLGF Secretary-General took to the lectern at the Africities conference to address delegates on the subject of urban and territorial planning. Read More
HRH climate change

HRH climate change

05 November 2018
Speaking in the Ghanaian capital, Accra, as part of a nine day tour to West Africa, HRH The Prince of Wales stressed the importance of planning sustainably in urban expansion, warning that, when creating new towns and cities, the main arterial routes, farmland and natural ecosystems must be protected if the potential benefits of economic growth are to be realised. Read More
CLGF celebrates 10 years of Platforma
CLGF is in Brussels this week for a multi-faceted event coordinated by Platforma, a forum based in the EU capital, that brings together European local government associations involved in development work. Read More


08 October 2018
CLGF Programme Manager Claire Frost is in Gaborone, Botswana this week, taking part in the 2nd Regional Meeting of the Policy Forum on Development (PFD) with key players from local government and beyond. Read More
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