Welcome to the COE Community of Practice. Join our community and contribute and participate in the discussions.

To access information on the 400 Centres of Excellence that GL works with, click on the country pin in the map below or click on the country name in the RELATED Pages above.

The Centres of Excellence (COE) for Gender is a follow up to the gender and local government research, strategies and Gender and GBV action plans roll-out that have been taking place since 2007 across 430 municipalities in the SADC region that Gender Links has been working with. Click here to view the concept paper on the COE for Gender in Local Government.

Sustainability is key going forward with the COE process. In 2014, GL and partners held forward strategic planning meetings with representatives of all partners and stakeholders collaborating in the implementation of the COE programme in Namibia and Mauritius.