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Local and regional governments stay mobilised ahead of the European Union-African Union Summit

Despite the postponement of the European Union-African Union Summit to 2021, PLATFORMA and CEMR, tog...
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No Comprehensive Strategy with Africa without local and regional governments

“Decentralised cooperation between Africa and Europe – city-to-city and region-to-region exchang...
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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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Study: Local and Regional Government and the ACP-EU Partnership Agreement

The Cotonou Partnership Agreement will expire in a year (29 February 2020). In a study written by M...
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Moroccan municipalities strengthen links with their African and European peers

At the Africities Summit in Marrakech (Morocco), the Moroccan Association of Presidents of Municipal...
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Signature of the Africa-Europe Marrakesh Pact for local equality

A draft “Africa-Europe Pact for local equality” was signed at the 8th Africities Summit in Marra...
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McAvan: «We often underestimate the importance of local government in economic development»

“Local government is close to people. It can make real change at low cost and quickly,” said DEV...
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“An AU-EU Summit without local governments? Never again!”

A hundred of local and regional elected leaders from Africa and Europe took part in the first ever A...
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Abidjan hosts the 1st Africa-Europe Forum of Local and Regional Governments

The Forum will discuss key issues such as economic development and employment, investment in youth, ...
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1st Africa-Europe Local Government forum

The partnership between Europe and Africa is key to answer the challenges of the 21st century. There...
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