Kampala declaration on developmental local government

This declaration was made at the seventh Commonwealth Local Government Conference and General Meeting of the Commonwealth Local Government Forum in Kampala on May 17, 2013.

It recognized:

“Resilient and effective governance and development at the local leve lprovides the foundation for a strong nation. Active engagementand support of individual citizens and communities, andpartnerships at various levels, underpin successful socialand economic development strategies. The environment to enable developmental local government is created through strengthening partnerships among central government, local governments and civil society organisations, and the private sector, and ensuring that equitable and inclusive participation is embedded in legislative frameworks.”