Welcome to Commonwealth Local Government Forum
CLGF pledges to be part of the Penang Platform for Sustainable Urbanisation.
CLGF has committed to be part of the Penang Platform for Sustainable Urbanisation, an important new body which aims to tackle the rapid expansion of cities in the Asia Pacific region. Read More


04 November 2019
Applications are now open for the Ashden Awards for climate solutions from 4 November to 11 December 2019. Read More
Eswatini: training to promote LED
Municipal managers, Local Economic Development contact officers and officials from ten urban local authorities in Eswatini took part in an innovative, four-day training workshop earlier this month on Strategic Development for Local Economic Development. Read More
Stepping up local climate action in Africa with local authorities
With the recent protests around the world to raise awareness of the need to tackle climate change, local authorities in Ghana have also been shining a spotlight on this important subject. Read More
Malaysia holds second Local Government Conference
Malaysia's 2nd Local Authority Convention took place in Penang earlier this month, just ahead of the Asia Pacific Urban Forum. Read More
Kathmandu welcomes the Policy Forum on Development
CLGF Programme Manager Claire Frost joined over eighty representatives of Asian civil society, local and national authorities, European Union institutions and Member States as they gathered in Kathmandu at the end of September for the 3rd Asian Regional Meeting of the Policy Forum on Development. Read More
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