Welcome to Commonwealth Local Government Forum
Devolution in East Africa
The importance of decentralisation to local government in East Africa was confirmed when it became the focus of a regional event this week. Read More
New edition of the Commonwealth Journal of Local Governance
Local government is all about the tangible and the practical: the delivery of vital services that we need to live our lives. Deciding how to do this, however, and the democratic practices we follow, depend on careful consideration. Read More
Impact of covid on tourism and the local economy
The value of local tourism, by way of its very absence, demonstrates how real it is to Local Economic Development, as the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic is felt in local seaside communities in the Caribbean. Read More
Investment fairs

Investment fairs

22 June 2021
CLGF and partners in Southern Africa have been showcasing the outcomes of a five year project on local economic development. Read More
Bloomberg Commonwealth city champions 
Thirteen Commonwealth cities from over six hundred applications have been selected by a committee of global experts to be part of the Bloomberg Philanthrophies 50 Champion Cities 2021. Read More
G7 Core Cities Summit

G7 Core Cities Summit

09 June 2021
CLGF took part this month in the first G7 U7 Urban Summit to debate how cities can drive global post pandemic recovery. Read More
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