How can local governments play a role in times of crisis and beyond? Kah Walla, a political activist from Cameroon, highlights the power of citizens in her keynote speech and shows that functional states are key in facing global challenges and…

DeLoG will launch the Knowledge and Dialogue Days, starting on the 28th November 2022 to showcase and discuss how decentralisation and local governance can strengthen inclusive and transformative development processes at the local level.

The largest international knowledge repository on subnational government structure and finance aims to increase knowledge and dialogue on multi-level governance and subnational finance with the benefit of qualitative and quantitative data on…

During the fourth session of the DeLoG in DiaLoGue series, experts presented practical tools to support inclusive urban development planning and how women and girls as changemakers and local leaders tackle challenges in informal urban settlements.

Ethiopia, Uganda, and Kenya are among the leading host countries of forcibly displaced people in sub-Saharan Africa. The report by Cities Alliance shows the context of local governance and responses to forced displacement and refugees. 

On the 12th of August LPSA and DeLoG hosted a webinar on the state of knowledge on decentralisation, multilevel governance, and local development datasets. Leading researchers presented their work, followed by a discussion on how governance…

LPSA and DeLoG are strengthening their cooperation to foster knowledge exchange as well as to deepen the understanding of how decentralization reforms impact people’s life.

In the framework of the third session of our DeLoG in DiaLoGue series, members and partners came together to discuss the risks and benefits of digitalisation for women’s political participation at the local level.

Local governments and communities are key in planning inclusive and safe settlements. This year’s Urban October will focus on growing inequalities and challenges in cities.

LPSA, the World Bank and DeLoG will host a webinar on the subnational dimension of public sector governance. Leading researchers will present their work, followed by a discussion on how governance indicators and policy debates are connected.