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Mobilising Climate Finance for Cities
The Commonwealth Local Government Forum (CLGF) through the Commonwealth Sustainable Cities Network (CSCN) and in collaboration with the Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy, is pleased to invite our Caribbean members to participate in an Online Workshop. Read More
New Leadership at CLGF

New Leadership at CLGF

27 February 2024
We are delighted to announce that, following the CLGF Board meeting held on 22 February 2024, Mayor Bernard Wagner, representing the Belize Mayors Association, is the new Chairperson of CLGF. Read More
Editor sought: Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs and Policy Studies
An exciting opportunity has arisen to help shape academic debates on decolonisation and international relations, and policy development across the Commonwealth. The Round Table: The Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs and Policy Studies seeks a new Editor, as from 1 January 2025. Read More
The state of representative democracy
Democracy was the focus of an event hosted by the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) on 20 February, looking at the status of representative democracy worldwide. Read More
New CLGF publication - City Spaces
CLGF is pleased to announce a new publication - the Cities Spaces newsletter. Developed by the Commonwealth Sustainable Cities Network (CSCN), it provides an overview of some of the key activities undertaken by the CSCN in 2023. Read More
Bringing East Africa local government together
Excitement is mounting ahead of the 8th East African Local Government Forum (EALGF) taking place in Tanzania from 27 to 29 February. The title for this regional event is: Local Economic Development and Cross-Border Trade in the EAC (East African Community) - Leveraging the role of Local and County Governments to fast-track achievement of the EAC integration agenda. It will look at local economic development in cross-border communities and how this can reinforce implementation of EAC treaty commitments. Read More
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