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University of the South Pacific celebrates 50 years of regional partnerships
The University of the South Pacific turns 50 today. Established in 1968 and a member of the Council of Regional Organisations in the Pacific, the university represents one of the best examples of partnership working across a region. CLGF has worked with the university on a number of successful projects in the region. Read More
Localising the SDGs in Jamaica
A strategic partnership between the Commonwealth Local Government Forum (CLGF) and the European Commission is making it possible for three municipalities to lead the way in localising the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Jamaica. Read More
Localising SDGs in Ghana

Localising SDGs in Ghana

30 January 2018
CLGFs partners in Nadowli Kaleo District, Ghana have been raising awareness of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by creating Climate Smart Gardens. Read More
Development stakeholders discussions
CLGFs Deputy Secretary General Lucy Slack has been discussing the role of local economic development and localising the Sustainable Development Goals in Barcelona this week. Presenting to a large gathering of organisations, local governments and cities involved in development, Lucy has been able to share the work that is being carried out by, and the achievements of CLGF members. Read More
The social network enriching communities
For many of us, Facebook is a tool we use in our busy lives to keep in touch with friends and families. Not so for Buumba Malambo, an inspiring councillor from a ward in Kafue District in Zambia, who is embracing social media to change the lives of her citizens in a number of ways. A participant in the Young Leaders Forum at the CLGC2017, Buumba addressed the main conference to explain what shes been doing. Read More
Young leaders: fit for the future
With over 60% of the Commonwealths 2.4 billion citizens under the age of 30, engaging with young people to increase their input and participation in local government is important to CLGF. As an illustration, working in partnership with the Royal Commonwealth Society and the Commonwealth Youth Council, CLGFs recent conference in Malta featured a Young Leaders Forum. Read More
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