Equality in local government makes good sense. Local governments whose composition reflects the diversity of the community have an enhanced understanding of the different needs, access to a wider range of knowledge and skills, and encourages creativity which in turn leads to better service
delivery and prosperity for the whole community.
That is why out of a wide range of words identified during women in local government networking events across the Pacific region the words ‘Diversity, Creativity, Prosperity’ have stood out as the most fitting to describe the work and goals of women in local government now and in the coming years.
For more general information about programs and activities for women in local government in the Pacific visit: www.wilgpacific.org
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- Publisher: Commonwealth Local Government Forum Pacific (CLGF Pacific)
- Language published in: English
- Search keywords: Pacific Stories, Women in Local Government, Leadership, Cook Islands