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Apia Statement on Small Island Developing States and the Role of Local Government in the Pacific

Local Government statement produced at the 2014 Third UN Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in Samoa.

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Port Moresby Declaration on Pacific Futures: Building Our Local Communities

Outcomes of the Third Pacific Local Government Forum (PLGF) held in Port moresby Papua New Guinea from the 19-23 May, 2014.

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Pacific Local Government Sets Out Its Agenda For the Future

Local government in the Pacific has a clear developmental focus and a key role in encouraging local economic development and in addressing climate change and responding to disasters, according to delegates at the recent 2014 Pacific Local Government Forum which was held in Port Moresby from 19-23 May.

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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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