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Eswatini: training to promote LED
Municipal managers, Local Economic Development contact officers and officials from ten urban local authorities in Eswatini took part in an innovative, four-day training workshop earlier this month on Strategic Development for Local Economic Development. Read More
Stepping up local climate action in Africa with local authorities
With the recent protests around the world to raise awareness of the need to tackle climate change, local authorities in Ghana have also been shining a spotlight on this important subject. Read More
Malaysia holds second Local Government Conference
Malaysia's 2nd Local Authority Convention took place in Penang earlier this month, just ahead of the Asia Pacific Urban Forum. Read More
Kathmandu welcomes the Policy Forum on Development
CLGF Programme Manager Claire Frost joined over eighty representatives of Asian civil society, local and national authorities, European Union institutions and Member States as they gathered in Kathmandu at the end of September for the 3rd Asian Regional Meeting of the Policy Forum on Development. Read More
CLGF and ICLEI sign MOU

CLGF and ICLEI sign MOU

16 October 2019
The Asia Pacific Urban Forum provided the ideal setting for the Commonwealth Local Government Forum and ICLEI Local Governments for Sustainability to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). Read More
Sri Lanka council Baddegama takes on LED
Baddegama Council, located in Sri Lankas Southern Province, has been taking a lead in supporting local economic development (LED) within its territory. Baddegama is one of six pilot partner councils taking part in CLGFs DFID funded project: Reducing poverty in the Commonwealth through local economic development. Read More
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