Financing

Upcoming recovery package and MFF should support municipalities and regions

The response to the COVID-19 pandemic has made it clear: local and regional governments are playing ...
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EU delegations in partner countries are also there to help decentralised cooperation projects and partnerships

“Get in touch with EU delegation, they are your key allies in partner countries”, said in substa...
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Innovation, Proximity & Solidarity: Local Economic Development as Immediate Response

Local and regional governments are playing a key innovative role in giving impetus to the maintenanc...
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Fons Mallorquí approved projects and lines of action for 2020

The Mallorcan Found has approved the projects of the municipal programs and of the Mediterranean and...
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Co-rapporteur Maria Arena reiterates European Parliament strong support to local governments in NDICI negotiations

MEP Maria Arena (S&D, Belgium) made clear that the EU must guarantee funding for local and regio...
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Find out all statistics on Local Government Finance in South-East Europe

NALAS - the Network of Associations of Local Authorities of South-East Europe - has just published t...
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Promising meeting with Commissioner Urpilainen’s cabinet

Mid-January, our team met Commissioner Urpilainen’s cabinet member Renaud Savignat. The discussion...
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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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Why EU must guarantee funding for local, regional governments in post-2020 development policy

Member states must strongly support the proposal of the European Parliament to add a budget line for...
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Outcomes from first CIB & PLATFORMA country coordination calls (Ukraine and Morocco)

In the week of the 24th of June, CIB and PLATFORMA jointly organised country coordination calls on U...
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CIB & PLATFORMA: Country coordination efforts for Ukraine and Morocco

PLATFORMA and the UCLG’s Capacity and Institution Building Working Group invite you to participate...
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Now published: new study on financing decentralised development cooperation

What options do local and regional governments in EU Member States have for finding national or regi...
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Towns and regions need access to EU funding for development cooperation!

PLATFORMA is concerned that local and regional governments will face significant challenges to acces...
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Fons Mallorquí approves its cooperation projects for 2019

On March 15, the 26th General Assembly of partners from Fons Mallorquí approved the budget, lines o...
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Towns and regions applaud European Parliament’s support in the future development cooperation financing instrument

Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have renewed their full support to local and governments i...
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NALAS/KDZ report on “Potential Contributions of SEE Local Governments to the Regional Economic Area”

In the end of 2018, NALAS launched an in-depth assessment of potential local government’s role in ...
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Study: The Local Business Environment and Decentralised Cooperation

National business environment reform does not always lead to an improvement of business conditions a...
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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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Where are towns and regions in future EU development aid?

While MEPs just started discussing the European Commission proposal on the future Neighbourhood, Dev...
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NEW DEADLINE! Call for expert: Local Business Environment and Decentralised Cooperation

Over the past years, donors and the internal community have been paying a growing attention to the b...
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