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No future for Europe without local governments

On 24 March, on the occasion of the 60th Anniversary of the Treaty of Rome, AICCRE is organising a c...
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Second Assises in Benin creates space for knowledge exchange and project coordination

On the 4th and 5th of November 2016, about 300 representatives of local authorities, ministries, pre...
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Second Assises in Benin creates space for knowledge exchange and project coordination

On the 4th and 5th of November 2016, about 300 representatives of local authorities, ministries, pre...
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AFCCRE trains local and regional governments on European funding and external cooperation

On the 7th and 8th February, the French Association of the Council of European Municipalities and Re...
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Euro Mediterranean Charter for Equality launched in Madrid

  The Euro Mediterranean Charter for Equality of Women and Men in Local Life (or EuroMed Charte...
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Mexico meets Paris’ urban and social innovation actors

  Linked with a friendship pact since 1999, the cities of Paris and Mexico launched, in 2016, a...
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The Province of Barcelona supports Lebanon municipalities in Bekaa region

  The first meeting of the technical assistance project to municipalities of the Bekaa region...
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Innovative peace initiatives compiled in a publication

A first copy of “The UCLG Peace Prize 2016. Local Government Initiatives for Peace” publication...
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CEMR: European towns and regions have a new President

The president of Emilia-Romagna region, Stefano Bonaccini, was elected president of the Council of...
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Empowering local governments to localize the SDGs

The 2nd High-Level Meeting (HLM-2) of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation...
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EDLS: “Virtuous models can be built on local realities”

Within the first edition of the European Days of Local Solidarity, Italian Association of the Counc...
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Catalan public administrations want to foster a common response to refugee crisis

At the end of November, the Government of Catalonia, the Barcelona City Council, the Province of Bar...
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The 2nd Franco-Beninese “Assises” of decentralized cooperation revitalize the partnerships between territories

From 4 to 5 November, the City of Cotonou hosted the 2nd Franco-Beninese “Assises” of decentrali...
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Migrants need a strategic vision and cooperation!

A conference on the EU policies on migration was held on 24th October in Turin, organised by the Ita...
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An engagement platform to implement SDGs at the local level

On the occasion of the World Summit of Local and Regional Governments (5th UCLG Congress) and ahead...
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SOLIDAE, the new call for international projects of the City of Paris

The City of Paris launches this fall the first edition of its call for projects SOLIDAE - Internatio...
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UCLG elected its new Presidency in Bogotá

Mpho Parks Tau was elected President of United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG), the world’s la...
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Mayors are not lobbyists, expresses EU Commission

Good news for local governments - the Commission has issued a proposal on a mandatory EU lobby reg...
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The Cities for Life Global Summit in Paris

The second edition of the Cities for Life Global Summit, created in 2015 by the city of Medellin (...
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New dates for Franco-Beninese Assises

Considering the request of the Ministry of Decentralisation and Local Governance in Benin, the Assis...
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