Kampala Declaration on developmental local government and the Munyonyo statement on local government's role in the post-2015 development agenda 



• HE President Yoweri Museveni, President of Uganda
• HE President Mahinda Rajapaksa, President of Sri Lanka 
• HE President Paul Kagame, President of Rwanda
• Rt Hon Helen Clark, Administrator, UNDP 
• Dr Joan Clos, Executive Director, UN-Habitat
• Dr Richard Sezibera, Secretary-General, East African Community 



Download a copy of the conference report on Developmental Local Government  



The 2013 Commonwealth Local Government Conference was opened by                         HE President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni

  • HE President Museveni says that Uganda introduced decentralisation to strengthen local government as a way of empowering communities to participate in development Read more
  • Sri Lankan President  Mahinda Rajapaksa said that local government plays a vital role in strengthening democracy as democratic governance impacts most through institutions which bring government to their doorstep
  • Dr Richard Sezibera, Secretary-General of the East African Community thanked local governments of East Africa for supporting the EAC integration process
  • more than 40 countries and 500 delegates are participating in CLGC 2013. If you are among these, send your comments to #clgc2013.

The conference outcomes the Kampala declaration and Munyonyo statement will be presented to Commonwealth Heads of Government for their endorsement and will feed in to UN discussions on the post-2015 global development agenda. Read more about the conference outcomes.