Urban Development

“Getting EU funds will be more difficult for town and regions under the new financial architecture”, blame mayors at CUF Rencontres

PLATFORMA was organising a workshop “European model – what reality for the action of local and r...
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Celebrating ten years of twinning between Algaida and Ciudad Antigua

This year marks ten years since the collaboration agreement was signed between Algaida (Majorca) and...
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Less than two weeks to go before 11th edition of the “Internationalisation of towns & regions” meeting by Cités Unies France

The 11th edition of the “Internationalisation of towns & regions” meeting organised by Cité...
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Take part to CLGF series of webinars on sustainable urbanisation

CLGF is working on a series of webinars on sustainable urbanisation. These began in late June and wi...
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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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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...
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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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