Global Forum on Local Development Report - Pursuing The MDGs Through Local Governments
, 2010
by: UN Capital Development Fund (UNCDF)

The central question of the first Global Forum on Local Development was if - and how - local governments are under-exploited as engines for the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), and which concrete steps need to be taken to unleash their potential. This question brought together over 600 participants from 81 countries for three days of discussion and debate in Kampala, Uganda. This report provides a comprehensive overview of the Global Forum. It chronicles benefited from the advice, contributions and support of a great number of people. The Government of Uganda was a gracious and generous host. October 2010

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