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Local government experts met in Edinburgh on 28-29 October to look at devolution and decentralisation challenges faced by councils in European countries that are part of the Commonwealth. The Confederation of Scottish Local Authorities kindly hosted the recent CLGF European members meeting. This event comprises […]

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Virtual Study Visit No. 1, 25.03.21 Tools and projects for participative budgeting (PB) and participative planning (PP) were the focus of the Interreg NW Europe ‘Better’ project’s first virtual, online study tour of the beautiful city of Nyíregyháza, Hungary. With a population of 120,000 and […]

19 April 2021 Cities are being invited to learn from leading innovative UK peers at a special national event this May. UK cities have seen some of the most challenging COVID-19 conditions this past year and one could be forgiven for thinking that all but […]

Our vision is to be: A key Commonwealth Trading House for our funders, partners, businesses and the community. We aim to accelerate significant trading with the Commonwealth and inclusive growth. We recognise that profits are essential in order to create capital for relentless growth, prosperity, […]

The Leader of Birmingham City Council Councillor John Clancy attended the Birmingham Sister City Chicago’s Global Cities Forum. The Forum brought the Mayors of approximately 20 world status cities together, with over 500 senior representatives of both Chicago’s Sister Cities and many others. The forum comprised of several […]

Year 2016 marks the 10th anniversary of the partnership between Birmingham and Guangzhou cities. The recent years of collaboration between Birmingham and the Chinese city have been intense, with some increasingly important academic, medical, research and business links established. During ten years of formal partnership, Guangzhou has become key city […]

This conference will present findings from the EU FP7 funded research project, CITISPYCE, into social innovation of and for young people against inequalities in Europe post-2008 and will set out recommendations for future policies and practice. It will provide opportunities for debate and reflection between […]

  Birmingham City Council (BCC) and the Commonwealth Local Government Forum (CLGF) have been working together for 15 years. During that time the CLGF have fully funded a number of Good Practice Exchange projects in South Africa, India etc. around solid waste management, education, informal […]