Switzerland Renews Its Support To DeLoG

Switzerland Renews its Support to DeLoG

We are pleased to announce that Switzerland, through the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), has renewed its co-funding agreement to DeLoG and its Secretariat from 2017 to 2020.…

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Tutored E-learning Course On ´Enhancing Development Effectiveness For Decentralisation And Local Governance´

Tutored E-learning Course on ´Enhancing Development Effectiveness for Decentralisation and Local Governance´

When:  May 8 -  July 2, 2017 Apply by: 30 April, 2017 DeLoG´s next E-learning Course on Enhancing Development Effectiveness for Decentralisation and Local Governance will take place from 8th…

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Renewal And Expansion Of The Global Partnership Initiative (GPI) On The Role Of Local And Regional Governments In Effective Development

Renewal and expansion of the Global Partnership Initiative (GPI) on the role of Local and Regional Governments in Effective Development

Besides producing the Nairobi Outcome Document, which recognizes the critical role of local governments to achieve international commitments, the 2nd High-Level Meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation…

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In Profile: Mr. Parks Tau, President Of UCLG

In Profile: Mr. Parks Tau, President of UCLG

"Local governments, as a sphere of government closest to the people, and best understands local challenges and opportunities, are best placed to drive development that can be culturally, environmentally and…

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Global Partnership Nairobi Outcome Document: Critical Role For Local Governments

Global Partnership Nairobi Outcome Document: Critical Role for Local Governments

The Nairobi Outcome Document was released on 1 December 2016 and will help to shape how existing and new development actors can partner to implement Agenda 2030 and realise the SDGs. The document…

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DeLoG Working Paper On Country M&E Systems Presented In Bern

DeLoG Working Paper on Country M&E Systems presented in Bern

Bern, 5.12.2016 At the invitation of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), DeLoG's Working Paper No. 4 on "Building Country Monitoring and Evaluation Systems to Support Decentralisation Reforms"…

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DeLoG At Habitat III Empower Local Governments As Development Actors

DeLoG at Habitat III Empower local governments as development actors

“Decentralisation is a major condition for strong local governments and sustainable urban development.” This strong message was sent out by the participants of the DeLoG side event on the “Empowerment…

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5th UCLG World Summit Of Local And Regional Leaders: DeLoG And Localizing SDGs

5th UCLG World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders: DeLoG and Localizing SDGs

The 5th UCLG Congress, the World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders, was held in Bogotá, Colombia, from 12 to 15 October 2016. Around 4000 participants from more than 110 countries gathered…

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In Profile: Dr Carl Wright, Secretary-General Emeritus CLGF

In Profile: Dr Carl Wright, Secretary-General Emeritus CLGF

In his position as Secretary-General of the Commonwealth Local Government Forum (CLGF), Carl Wright has been a regular attendee at DeLoG events. Carl was the founding Secretary-General of CLGF (1995-2016)…

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DeLoG At Habitat III German Pavilion

DeLoG at Habitat III German Pavilion

DeLoG hosted an event on Decentralisation and Subsidiarity: Empowerment of local governments as development actors through multi-level partnerships at the German Pavilion. List of speakers Mr. Emilio Rodas Panique, Vice Minister…

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Second World Assembly Of Local And Regional Governments

Second World Assembly of Local and Regional Governments

Local leaders call for decentralization, financing for cities and the feminization of politics at Habitat III On 16th October 2016, on the eve of the Third UN Conference of Housing…

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Why Localizing Global Agendas Matters To Address Urbanization, Climate Change

Why localizing global agendas matters to address urbanization, climate change

Localizing global agendas does not mean local implementation of programs and strategies decided at a higher level – it requires a two-way approach where national goals and priorities derived from…

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