France

Cités Unies France launches a special solidarity fund for African countries facing the COVID-19 crisis

As elsewhere in the world, African local governments are on the front line to face the COVID-19 cri...
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Opinion article | Coronavirus: “We, local elected representatives of France, are particularly worried about the African continent”

This op-ed by local and regional elected officials members of Cités Unies France, was originally ...
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Project 11/12: Orléans (France) – Parakou (Benin)

For the second time, PLATFORMA has decided to reward the best city-to-city and region-to-region inte...
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Project 8/12: Lille (France) – Oujda (Morocco)

For the second time, PLATFORMA has decided to reward the best city-to-city and region-to-region inte...
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Project 5/12: Châtellerault (France) – Kaya (Burkina Faso)

For the second time, PLATFORMA has decided to reward the best city-to-city and region-to-region inte...
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Project 4/12: Department of Charente Maritime (France) – Urban Municipality of Boffa (Guinea)

For the second time, PLATFORMA has decided to reward the best city-to-city and region-to-region inte...
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Investments in Mediterranean countries at the center of Marseille’s event Act III

After the success of Mediterranean of the Future Acts I and II, dealing with the topics of climate c...
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Over 45 cities joining in for the 2019 European Days of Local Solidarity!

(updated on 19/11/19) The annual European Days of Local Solidarity (EDLS) are taking place for the f...
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French local elected representatives reaching out to Ukrainian peers

The French Association of the Council of European Municipalities and Regions (AFCCRE) organised a vi...
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A support mechanism for the international action of local governments, by Cités Unies France

In 2017, Cités Unies France conducted a survey with local governments and their partners to better ...
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Study: The external actions of French local and regional governments

Not much academic research has been conducted on the subject of decentralised cooperation in Europe....
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Nouvelle-Aquitaine (France)-Plateau Central (Burkina Faso): So’faso

PLATFORMA has decided to reward the best city to city and region to region international cooperation...
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France: the “Youth IV” call for projects in support of decentralised cooperation is launched

For the fourth consecutive year, the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs is launching a "Y...
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Paris and Rangoon: a unique partnership to sustainably frame urban development

In Rangoon (Burma), the incoherent multiplication of skyscrapers endangers the natural landscape and...
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France: the call for projects in support of decentralised cooperation “Youth III” is open!

The Delegation to the External Action of Local and Regional Governments (DAECT) at the French Minist...
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Learning lessons from biogas in Saint-Louis of Senegal

Since June 2015, the city of Lille is supporting the city of Saint-Louis of Senegal in setting up a ...
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Cities play an essential role in the AIDS response at global level

Since 2001, the City of Paris has chosen to make the HIV/AIDS response in Africa a major part of its...
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