Welcome to Commonwealth Local Government Forum
Putting the local into government
Over the past two weeks, the Dullah Omar Institute, University of Western Cape, together with the Addis Ababa University - with support from CLGF and the Hanns Seidel Foundation - hosted the Africa School on Decentralisation. Read More
Factsheets on decentralisation
The form and extent of decentralisation varies greatly from one country to another. Depending on the country, there are also varying degrees of upward and downward accountability. Read More
Pacific Partnership for the New Urban Agenda
If you have an interest in sustainable urbanisation, take part in the Virtual Pacific Urban Forum on Thursday 26 August 2021 at 11:00am Fiji Time. Register to participate using this link. Read More
Guest blog: serving as a woman councillor
Kenisha Gordon talks about her experiences of becoming a councillor in Jamaica and overcoming the barriers of being young - and a woman. Read More
Promoting economic growth in East Africa
CLGF joined forces last week with partners in East Africa to hold an important two-day event on Local Economic Development for promoting EAC regional trade and economic growth. Read More
CLGF Women's Chair becomes national government Minister
Championing women to play a meaningful role in governance is a key priority for CLGF. This is why CLGF is so thrilled to learn of the new role of Ms Thembi Nkadimeng, as Deputy Minister of COGTA. Read More
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