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All change in Sri Lanka's local elections
In the recent local elections held on 10 February, the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) led by former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, made significant gains, taking almost 45% of the vote. The ruling coalition alliance made up of the United National Party (UNP) and the United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA/ SLFP) secured 41 and 10 votes respectively. Read More
9th World Urban Forum

9th World Urban Forum

09 February 2018
At the World Assembly of Local and Regional Governments this week in Kuala Lumpur, a delegation of over 200 local and regional government representatives, including CLGFs Secretary-General Dr Greg Munro, called for the implementation of all global agendas. Joining other members of the Global Task Force and Cities Alliance, Dr Munro was participating in the 9th World Urban Forum (WUF9) in Malaysia. Read More
University of the South Pacific celebrates 50 years of regional partnerships
The University of the South Pacific turns 50 today. Established in 1968 and a member of the Council of Regional Organisations in the Pacific, the university represents one of the best examples of partnership working across a region. CLGF has worked with the university on a number of successful projects in the region. Read More
Localising the SDGs in Jamaica
A strategic partnership between the Commonwealth Local Government Forum (CLGF) and the European Commission is making it possible for three municipalities to lead the way in localising the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Jamaica. Read More
Localising SDGs in Ghana

Localising SDGs in Ghana

30 January 2018
CLGFs partners in Nadowli Kaleo District, Ghana have been raising awareness of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by creating Climate Smart Gardens. Read More
Development stakeholders discussions
CLGFs Deputy Secretary General Lucy Slack has been discussing the role of local economic development and localising the Sustainable Development Goals in Barcelona this week. Presenting to a large gathering of organisations, local governments and cities involved in development, Lucy has been able to share the work that is being carried out by, and the achievements of CLGF members. Read More
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