CLGF works to promote and strengthen effective democratic local government throughout the Commonwealth and to facilitate the exchange of good practice in local government structures and services. CLGF brings together central, provincial and local spheres of government involved in local government policy and decision-making. It works to promote and strengthen democratic local government across the Commonwealth and to encourage the exchange of best practice through conferences and events, programmes and projects, and research and information. CLGF has more than 160 members in 40 Commonwealth countries including local government associations, individual local authorities and ministries dealing with local government.
Some reports are downloadable. ... [according to site editor's information]
RALGA is a membership organization that brings together local governments in Rwanda. It has derived its reason for existence from the decentralization process in Rwanda, and is meant to transfer authority, resources, responsibility and accountability from central to local government within the framework of good political and economic governance as formulated in the long term country’s vision 2020. ... [according to site editor's information]
The Auditor General mandate is summarized in the answers to the following 4 questions:
- Does the Government correctly keep accounts and registers, and is the information presented in its financial statements accurate?
- Does the Government collect or spend the authorized amounts, and for purposes envisaged by the Parliament?
- Was an internal control system set up to safeguard the reception, the custody and the adequate use of public goods?
[according to site editor's information]- Were the programs implemented with economy and efficiency ? Does the Government have means to measure their effectiveness...