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CLGF celebrates 10 years of Platforma
CLGF is in Brussels this week for a multi-faceted event coordinated by Platforma, a forum based in the EU capital, that brings together European local government associations involved in development work. Read More


08 October 2018
CLGF Programme Manager Claire Frost is in Gaborone, Botswana this week, taking part in the 2nd Regional Meeting of the Policy Forum on Development (PFD) with key players from local government and beyond. Read More
Commonwealth local Government Conference 2019 announced
CLGF joined today with partners: the Ministry of Provincial Councils, Local Government and Sport and the Federation of Sri Lankan Local Government Authorities (FSLGA), to announce the theme of the next Commonwealth Local Government Conference - CLGC2019: Citizen centred local government: driving inclusive social and economic change. Read More
West Africa

West Africa

24 September 2018
The Local Councils Association of Sierra Leone (LoCASL) held its third General Assembly meeting in Port Loko District Council on 20 and 21 September. Read More
Republic of Rwanda hosts two major Commonwealth local government meetings
Rwandan capital, Kigali, played host this week to the third meeting of CLGF's Commonwealth Sustainable Cities Network (CSCN). Read More
Making your vote count

Making your vote count

10 September 2018
Promoting democracy and supporting free and fair elections are key priorities for CLGF. This is why a visit earlier this month by a delegation from the Electoral Commission for the State of Maharashtra, led by the State Election Commissioner Jageshwar S. Saharia, was so timely. Read More
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