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CLGF Pacific attends Asia Pacific Urban Forum (APUF-6), October 2015

CLGF Pacific recently attended the sixth Asia Pacific Urban Forum (APUF-6) which was conducted by UNESCAP in Jakarta, Indonesia from the 19-21 October.

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Scoping mission LoCAL-Tuvalu

The United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) and the Commonwealth Local Government Forum (CLGF), based in Fiji, conducted a scoping mission from August 27 - September 10 in Tuvalu for the design of the LoCAL mechanism. Tuvalu is the first country in the Pacific where the LoCAL mechanism will be designed.

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Local Economic Development (LED) Workshops conducted in Kiribati

Kiribati’s Vice President and Minister for Internal Affairs, Hon. Teima Onorio, officially opened two, two-day workshops on Local Economic Development (LED), in September; one held at the Betio Town Council (BTC), and another at Eutan Tarawa Council (ETC).

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Commonwealth Local Government Forum (CLGF) Pacific

The CLGF Pacific works with national and local government and other stakeholders in the Pacific region to strengthen local democracy and improve service delivery. Working with central governments, city and town councils in eight Pacific island countries (Cook Islands, Kiribati, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu), CLGF is promoting and encouraging regional exchange and capacity building by strengthening institutions and improving service delivery at the sub-national level.

The CLGF Pacific was set up to support local government management in the unique complex and changing Pacific environment, characterised by rapid urbanisation which brings specific challenges and opportunities.  The CLGF Pacific works with urban local and sub-national governments in the region to help them tackle these challenges and maximise the development opportunities.

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Projects and activities

PHASE 1 (2005- 2010)

CLGF Pacific Local Government Capacity Building Project
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PHASE 2 (2011-2015)

CLGF Pacific Local Government Strengthening Program read more>

Key Focus Areas             read more>

Pacific Local Government Forum


Country profiles

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Pacific Capital Cities Forum read more>


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