DG DEVCO

Exchanges, peer learning & solidarity between municipalities and regions worldwide are key to the fight against COVID-19

Towns and regions worldwide are at the forefront in tackling the COVID-19 crisis. Sharing experience...
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Looking for partners for the European Commission call on city-to-city partnerships?

[updated on 3 & 8 April: Ukraine & Morocco added] PLATFORMA has received several requests fo...
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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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Commissioner hearing: will international partnerships modernise development cooperation?

Jutta Urpilainen, Finnish Commissioner-designate for the newly named portfolio “International Part...
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Register to PLATFORMA-Europeaid InfoPoint Lunchtime Conference: “Cities & regions: engaging citizens in Global Sustainable Development”

PLATFORMA will mark its contribution to the Global Day to #act4SDGs by presenting the 4th edition of...
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Cities & regions defend their key role at the Global PFD

PLATFORMA is defending the role of local and regional governments, along with UCLG, VVSG, CLGF, CALM...
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Administrative Reforms and Local Self-government in Kyrgyzstan

On January 23, the EastWest Institute (EWI) Brussels office and Hanns Seidel Foundation (HSS) hoste...
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The Commission wants new partnerships for sustainable cities and regions

The European Commission has published last week the Call for Proposals on 'Local Authorities: Partne...
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The European Commission is looking for cities’ partnerships to promote integrated urban development

A call was published by European Commission's DG International cooperation and development (DEVCO) o...
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“This is unfortunate that local governments are not considered as main actors of development cooperation”

PLATFORMA, the pan-European coalition of local and regional governments – and their associations ...
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Regional and local governments hold key to achieve sustainable human development

The vital role that Europe’s local and regional governments can play in tackling global issues of ...
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“New partnership framework with third countries”: The Commission’s three basic mistakes

Diverting European Development Fund resources towards projects pursuing security objectives is wrong...
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