A hot issue of debate at recent Commonwealth meetings, including at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) held in November last year, was about the relative importance the organisation and its member states should place on issues of development, as opposed to issues of democracy: supporting economic and social advancement and poverty alleviation vis a vis safeguarding fundamental political principles and practices such as the rule of law and human rights.
With COVID-19 having a devastating impact on so many areas of our lives, CLGF’s West Africa Regional Programme Officer, Joyce Ekuful, caught up with local government practitioner in Gh ...
Local government response to COVID
CLGF is in the process of connecting with members around the Commonwealth, virtually, via a series of webinars. The focus of these meetings is on sharing the experiences of members in dealing wit ...