Urban Development

Looking for partners for the European Commission call on city-to-city partnerships?

[updated on 3 April: Ukraine added] PLATFORMA has received several requests for partnerships from ci...
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New deadlines for the European Commission call on city-to-city partnerships!

The deadline to send applications (concept notes) to the European Commission call for proposals ...
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Do you want to build new city-to-city partnerships? Take part to the European Commission new call!

You missed the 2018 European Commission call for proposals “Local Authorities: Partnerships for su...
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World Urban Forum: Here’s where Europe’s local and regional governments will play an active role

Today, 55% of the world’s population lives in urban areas, and this proportion is expected to incr...
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Decentralised cooperation high on the agenda of Euskal Fondoa’s new board

The General Assembly of Euskal Fondoa, an association that brings together 115 Local Basque Cooperat...
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What happened at AIMF Congress in Phnom Penh?

More than 400 local elected officials, experts and partners gathered in Phnom Penh (Cambodia), from ...
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Local leaders from Georgia learning about development planning in Latvian municipalities

From 21 to 25 October, a delegation from Georgian local governments has visited Latvian municipaliti...
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Mobilise your City: 6 new cities joined the network

On 17 October 2019 PLATFORMA participated at the 6th Steering Committee of Mobilise your City (MyC),...
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Kathmandu welcomed the Policy Forum on Development

Marlène Siméon, Director of PLATFORMA, and Claire Frost, CLGF Programme Manager, joined over eigh...
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CEMR seminar on the SDGs: paving the way towards 2030 in Europe

A wind of change is blowing through Brussels. MEPs have just settled in the European district and th...
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New book on cross-border integration and paradiplomacy

On 18 September the publication Integración y paradiplomacia transfronteriza: experiencias comparad...
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Kampala and Karlsruhe exchange knowledge on smart city projects

The cities of Kampala in Uganda and Karlsruhe in Germany settled a city-to-city partnership, thanks ...
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The city of Ghent awarded for its toolbox to favour the purchase of fair trade goods!

The city of Ghent (Belgium) won the "Procura+ Award" for the development of a toolbox to include soc...
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McAvan: “keeping the promises we all signed up to”

“The challenge for the new European Parliament […] is to make sure that the EU and our global pa...
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#EDD19: Towns and regions reduce inequalities and leave no one and no place behind

PLATFORMA, together with the 5 major local and regional government organisations – AIMF, CEMR, CLG...
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World’s first ever UN Habitat Assembly promises local-friendly future

We all live somewhere. And we all want the place we live in to provide a good quality of life. At th...
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Addressing inequalities at territorial level: What are the lessons learnt in Albania, Zambia, Lebanon and Spain for the effective implementation of SDG 10?

Concrete experiences from Albania, Lebanon, Zambia and Spain will be presented during a quality-driv...
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Apply before 17 June to the 2019 ‘Nantes Creative Generations’ European citizenship initiatives Forum

You are aged 18-30 ? You are leading a project designed to strengthen the no­tion of citizenship, o...
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PLATFORMA will be at UN-Habitat 1st Assembly meeting in Nairobi

Three local elected representatives will attend the first session of the UN-Habitat Assembly in Na...
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On 11-15 November, be part of the UCLG World Congress

The countdown begins for one of the key milestones of the global municipal movement. Join local lead...
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