Commonwealth Local Government Forum
CLGF enews - 2024 issue 1

CLGF enews - 2024 issue 1

31 January 2024
Welcome to enews 2024 - edition 1 In this edition, read about CLGF's plans for 2024 in a message from the Secretary-General; a set of online webinars on finance; the launch of The Gambia's new campaign to tackle domestic violence; a publication by UN Habitat on their work on sustainable urbanisation in the Commonwealth, and more. We hope that you find this edition interesting and if you have any news to share that you think will be of interest to CLGF members, contact us at: info@clgf.org.uk … Read More
CLGF enews - 2023 issue 6

CLGF enews - 2023 issue 6

20 December 2023
Welcome to enews 2023 - end of year edition In this edition, read about local government's input into the COP28 discussions; the boost for competitiveness in Nigeria, and a collaboration by three councils in New Zealand to improve employment prospects. The opportunities section features a request for an LED expert to work on a project in Namibia and provides information on the EU TAIEX technical assistance and policy support initiative. Finally, read the end of year message from our … Read More
CLGC2023 Conference Special

CLGC2023 Conference Special

30 November 2023
Welcome to enews 2023 - special conference edition Commonwealth Local Government Conference 2023 News Message from CLGF Secretary-General Ms Lucy Slack From 13-17 November 2023, we were delighted to welcome members and partners to Kigali in Rwanda for the tenth Commonwealth Local Government Conference. After a long pause since the last in-person pan-Commonwealth conference, it was a great pleasure to be able to bring members together at an event organised in partnership with hosts, the … Read More
CLGF enews - 2023 Special edition
Welcome to enews 2023 - special conference edition Commonwealth Local Government Conference 2023 News Dear Member, As excitement mounts for our imminent Commonwealth Local Government Conference, which is being held in Kigali, Rwanda from 14-17 November, we explain why YOU should be there! Everything you need to know can be found on the official conference website. Looking back at the last CLGC2017 in Malta, we celebrate the event with this short video clip. Just like CLGF2017, this is the … Read More
CLGF enews - 2023 issue 6

CLGF enews - 2023 issue 6

11 October 2023
Welcome to enews 2023 - edition 6 In this edition: We are looking forward to seeing our members and partners at the CLGC2023, please visit the Conference website to find out more about the programme - Local government: building resilience across the Commonwealth - and to book your place. We also have news from CLGF’s participation at the Commonwealth Women’s Affairs Ministers meeting, an interview with Cllr Munroe from the Bahamas, who spoke at the WAMM, and an update on the successful 6th … Read More
CLGF enews - 2023 issue 5

CLGF enews - 2023 issue 5

15 August 2023
Welcome to enews 2023 - edition 5 In this edition, we look at the recent regional meeting held in West and Central Africa focusing on decentralisation and empowering local government in the post covid recovery period; local government’s contribution to the UN High Level Policy Forum; and the exciting developments relating to the Commonwealth Local Government Conference, which takes place from 14-17 November in Kigali, Rwanda. with the theme of building local resiience across the … Read More
CLGF enews - 2023 issue 4
Welcome to enews 2023 - edition 4 In this edition, we are pleased to announce the dates of the next Commonwealth Local Government Conference in Kigali, Rwanda. The Conference will focus on building local resilience in the face of current and future shocks. We hope you will be able to join us at this important event. We are delighted to tell you about the upcoming regional meeting for West and Central Africa in Yaounde, Cameroon at the end of July, and share details of the Commonwealth’s new … Read More
CLGF enews - 2023 issue 3
Welcome to enews - May 2023 2023 has been designated the Commonwealth Year of Youth. E-news includes information about CLGF’s paper on youth and cities and the recent online dialogue meetings. In addition to updates from the regions, read more about CALGA’s meeting and the roll out of CLGF’s digital tools for women in leadership. We hope you find this edition interesting and if you have any news to share that you think will be of interest to CLGF members, please contact us at: … Read More
CLGF enews - 2023 issue 2
Welcome to enews - April 2023 CLGF marked this year's Commonwealth Day which was celebrated on 13 March, with observances, speeches, exhibitions and cultural events across the 56 Commonwealth member countries. Take a look at some of the Commonwealth Secretariat's official photos from the day ... and read more about the event ... March was also the month in which we marked International Women's Day and we pay tribute to all the women in local government across the Commonwealth who are … Read More
CLGF enews - 2023 issue 1

CLGF enews - 2023 issue 1

16 February 2023
Welcome to enews - February 2023 Welcome to this edition of enews 2023! We share the good news of an EU approved guarantee scheme for sustainable development in cities, a Municipal Corporation in India issuing green bonds to fund a solar power plant, and an exciting new project in Kiribati; we are excited to share details of the launch of the Commonwealth Year of Youth and we hope members will want to be part of this. We hope you find this edition interesting and if you have any news to … Read More