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Welcoming a New Pacific Urban Agenda

The fourth Pacific Urban Forum (PUF) concluded with a stronger call to find sustainable solutions to the challenges of urbanization and its impact on towns, cities and urban centres in the Pacific region. The Forum this year continued to build on the work that first began in 2003 with the development of the Pacific Urban Agenda (PUA) which was endorsed by regional leaders in 2005 for inclusion in the Pacific Plan.

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5th Fiji Women’s Forum to focus on Local Governance

The Fiji Women's Forum will be staging another national consultation on Women’s Participation in National Democratic Processes from April 8 – 10th at the Holiday Inn in Suva.

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Nadi meeting to discuss region's urban challenges and identify scalable solutions

 The need for urban growth management plans and strategies to guide water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) planning in informal settlements was a key message of the Water and Sanitation Services in Informal Settlements Workshop which ends today in Nadi, Fiji.

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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>

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Pacific Local Government Forum


Country profiles

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Pacific Capital Cities Forum read more>


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