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When CLGF met Helen

When CLGF met Helen

12 October 2017
When CLGF Patron Helen Clark visited our London office this week, we seized the opportunity to put a few questions to the former Prime Minister of New Zealand and UNDP Administrator. As well as discovering why Helen thinks CLGC2017 is such an important conference for local government, we got some useful tips on social media and a hint of what she might be discussing at the launch of the Women in Local Government Network in Malta. Read More
Relief for Dominica

Relief for Dominica

09 October 2017
The hurricanes that plagued the Caribbean may no longer be front page news around the world but the damage and misery they have caused continue. Read More
Malawi: call to youth

Malawi: call to youth

26 September 2017
Increased youth participation in local governance was called for in August at a gathering to commemorate the African Day of Decentralisation and Local Development in Malawi. Read More
Mozambique: getting to know you
CLGF Secretary-General Dr Greg Munro received a warm welcome during a productive visit to Mozambique in August. Meeting with the Hon Carmelita Namashula, Minister for Territorial Administration (Associacao Nacional dos Municipios de Mocambique - ANAMM); and Cllr David Simango, Mayor of Maputo City Council; the visit has resulted in a commitment to better cooperation. Read More
CHOGM 2018: priorities announced
The themes and priorities for the 2018 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) were formally announced last night by the UKs Prime Minister Teresa May; Prime Minister of Malta Dr Joseph Muscat; together with the Commonwealth Secretary-General. T Read More
Trinidad and Tobago: localising the SDGs
The CLGF-EU project Localising the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the Caribbean has picked up the pace in Trinidad and Tobago, where a second in a series of workshops for municipal corporations on project management was held on 12-13 September. Read More
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