Local government is getting a boost in the Caribbean with an important event taking place from 17 to 19 May in Bridgetown, Barbados entitled - Building back bettet: local government delivering development in the Caribbean.
CLGF has signed a Statement of Action with ICLEI at the recent Local Governments for Sustainability and Commonwealth Local Government Forum held in Malm in May. With a common commitment to sustainable development, the two organisations are looking at more opportunities for collaboration. Read More
With 60% of the Commonwealth's population aged 30 or under, CLGF believes that getting the views of young people, and incorporating them into tangible plans for the way we prepare for the future, is not just important, it is crucial! Read More
Partnership is key to all development activities if we are to achieve the targets of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). One important project in the Pacific on Local Economic Development (LED) has only been possible through such effective collaboration. Read More
Speaking at the Southern Africa Regional Conference held in Johannesburg this week, CLGF Secretary-General Ms Lucy Slack described the organisations work to create a new strategic plan, post-COVID, confirming the importance of people and partnerships throughout. Read More