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USAID Administrator Samantha Power announced a series of reforms within the agency for more inclusive and local development. Through diversified recruitment, flexible, and increased funding for locally led development organisations, USAID aims to…

UNCDF published a longitude case study that shows how their local development funds generated billions of dollars for local social and economic development in the world’s underserved and underinvested regions. The publication consists of a synthesis…

RWI hosted a side event on the connection between climate change and human rights at COP26 in Glasgow.

To discuss the issue of conflict and whether decentralisation is a means to reduce conflicts, the UNDP, the Local Public Sector Alliance (LPSA) and DeLoG jointly organised a webinar on 14 December 2021, at 01:00 pm CET.

Decentralisation is often put into peace agreements but does it contribute to the stability it is thought to provide and does it promote peace? This webinar on the 14th of December will foster the discussion around the issue of conflict and wether…

The major challenges in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic leave us with the question, how we can ensure that nobody is left behind? The key to the current crisis and future shocks is to build up urban resilience that enables cities, regions and…

Sheela Patel, founder and director of SPARC, India, discusses priorities and needs of women living in informal settlements and tenements in light of COVID-19. She explains why women are best equipped to use their own knowledge and skills to map…

DeLoG's 16th Annual Meeting was hosted virtually by members and partners with support by the DeLoG Secretariat from the 13th to the 23rd of September. Following a high-level policy dialogue open to the public, the Network's members and partners…

The COVID-19 crisis has highlighted the critical role of local stakeholders more than ever before and has presented a significant opportunity to drive more engagement with local actors directly.

The current pandemic changed the international system in only a few months. The report shares the joint vision of a future until 2045. Emphasising the crucial role of local and regional governments (LRGs) as the closest entities to address…