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Glowing assessment for WALL project
Some very positive results were revealed during the mid-term assessment of a CLGF project on womens empowerment. Funded by the European Union through CLGFs Strategic Grant Agreement, WALL or Women As Local Legislatives is all about empowering women. Read More
CLGF: A new year, going forward!
As we start the new year we are looking forward and making plans for a busy year, building on the successes of 2023, and positioning CLGF and our members to continue to be a strong voice for local government in the Commonwealth and globally. Read More
Save the date: webinar on accessing climate finance
Cities are integral to creating a climate-smart future. On-going rapid urbanisation in the Commonwealth, coupled with the increasing pressures on urban communities generated by extreme weather and changing weather patterns, mean that successful cities must plan for a climate resilient future. Read More
The sustainable urbanisation agenda in action
A recent publication by UN Habitat entitled Sustainable Urbanisation in Commonwealth Countries provides a 60 page expose, illustrating interventions and progress toward advancing the sustainable urbanisation agenda at a national level. Read More
Kumasi, Ghana: urban innovations bootcamp
It is estimated that by 2050, 75% of the worlds population will be living in urban areas, and almost 50% of this growth will happen within Commonwealth cities and human settlements. Read More
Secretary-General's end of year message
This year has been a very busy year for CLGF and its teams across the Commonwealth, with new programmatic work being launched in all regions, and major regional events taking place in the Pacific (the 6th Pacific Urban Forum, held in Suva, Fiji), West Africa and East Africa. Read More
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