Welcome to Commonwealth Local Government Forum
Women throughout the world are under-represented in major areas of society; not only government, but also business. Via a project in Southern Africa, CLGF has established the Women in Local Economic Development networks in Eswatini, Lesotho, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Read More
Learning the lessons: women's political empowerment in Southern Africa
As the Connecting the Dots project to empower women in Southern Africa, politically and economically, nears its conclusion, this month sees a number of key webinars to take stock of some of the lessons learned. Read More
Reflections on climate from the Caribbean
CLGFs Regional Manager, Ms Sandra Singh, has been talking to local government stakeholders in the Caribbean to discuss their main concerns about the impact of Climate Change in providing Local Government services. Read More
Putting the local into government
Over the past two weeks, the Dullah Omar Institute, University of Western Cape, together with the Addis Ababa University - with support from CLGF and the Hanns Seidel Foundation - hosted the Africa School on Decentralisation. Read More
Factsheets on decentralisation
The form and extent of decentralisation varies greatly from one country to another. Depending on the country, there are also varying degrees of upward and downward accountability. Read More
Pacific Partnership for the New Urban Agenda
If you have an interest in sustainable urbanisation, take part in the Virtual Pacific Urban Forum on Thursday 26 August 2021 at 11:00am Fiji Time. Register to participate using this link. Read More
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