The network is made up of South African Non-Profit Organisations (NPO) who are dedicated to promoting participatory, pro-poor local governance and development in South Africa. 

Full Members

Full membership of the GGLN is open to all South African non-profit organisations, public benefit organisations and academic institutions that have at least one core programme that focuses specifically on issues of good governance at the local level.

Associate Members

Associate membership of the GGLN is open to all South African NPOs as well as academic institutions/academics and consultancies/consultants working in the field of local government.


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About Us

Sharing the common goal of promoting participatory, effective, accountable and pro-poor local governance, the network strives to provide an interface for civil society organisations to network and share information towards strengthening local democracy in South Africa.