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Establishing a Local Government Association

Guidance and systemization of experiences

Wherever there is local government, sooner or later there will be a Local Government Association (LGA). The explanation for this almost universal trend is simple: local government management and staffs want to share experiences and learn from each other; they want to work together in finding solutions for common obstacles; they want to join forces in confirming and taking their responsibilities, they want to make their work more cost-effective. Forming an association helps create a unified voice for local government and establish a support mechanism based on ownership and self-help. LGAs thus create favourable conditions for effective and efficient local governments, which in turn support the development of their communities and improve the lives of citizens. This document has been written as a practical, easy-reference manual in preparing and establishing an LGA. It is meant in the first place for local government leaders, but also for decentralisation task force members and for Ministries of Local Government who consider that establishing an LGA is a useful step in developing the local government sector in their country.


Guide to the Localization of the Sustainable Development Goals in Brazilian Municipalities

Available in English

This publication provides information to all Brazilian municipalities on the global agenda for sustainable development, as well as tools to face the complex challenge related to the implementation an...

Developed by Confederação Nacional de Municípios (CNM...

Posted by Admin

Tools : Monitoring and Evaluation

The Mobilisation of Sub-National Revenues Is a Decisive Factor in the Realisation of the 2030 Agenda

Available in English

This paper addresses theses and recommendations discussed in the scope of the 5th International Workshop on Domestic Revenue Mobilisation (13-14 September 2016) at the German Development Institute /...

Developed by German Development Institute / Deutsches...

Posted by Fabienne Perucca

Concept notes and papers

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