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Healthy Cities, Healthy People
When you think of the services provided by local government, what immediately springs to mind? The obvious and tangible, of course, such as housing, roads, education. Read More


02 November 2021
The Commonwealth Local Government Forum made an early impression at the 26th Conference of the Parties or Cop26 which is taking place in Glasgow over the first two weeks of November. Read More
Climate action and the city: A view from Freetown!
The overwhelming message emerging from a special session today at COP26 on local government and climate change is that it is impossible to separate people from climate action. Read More
Asia Pacific region: common climate action demands
CLGF Pacific took part in a session on climate justice last month, as part of the C14 meetings, leading up to COP26. CLGFs Regional Manager, Ms Karibaiti Taoaba, took part to represent the Pacific island countries. Read More
CLGF at COP26: local government for climate change
Local government and communities are on the frontline when it comes to the damaging impact of climate change. They must also be at the heart of the solutions and actions to create resilience and ensure preparedness. With this in mind, CLGF will be at COP26 to ensure the voice of Commonwealth local government is heard. Read More
Woman appointed to post of EALGA Secretary-General
Another boost for Commonwealth women in local government, as Ms Gertrude Rose Gamwera is appointed Secretary-General of the East Africa Local Governments Association. Read More
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