Gender equality

African and European leaders take steps towards an African Charter for local gender equality

Nearly 60 local leaders from Africa and Europe gathered online on Tuesday (28 July) to discuss the c...
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¡Inspírate por los ganadores de los PLATFORMAwards!

Fortalecer la participación ciudadana y promover la igualdad de género a nivel local son el centro...
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Municipalities and regions lack visibility in the Eastern Partnership post 2020 Communication

The EU "does not sufficiently and clearly refer to the role of local and regional governments and th...
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Women’s empowerment in EU external relations cannot happen without towns and regions

The European Commission (DG DEVCO) is currently preparing the EU action plan for gender equality and...
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Reinforcing dialogue on gender equality and informed local government reform in Georgia

The Eastern Partnership Coordination Seminar “Reinforcing dialogue on gender equality and informed...
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An^Mar and FAMSI build a bridge over the Mediterranean

More than 300 local and institutional leaders from Africa and Europe gathered in Seville (Spain) at ...
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VNG International: Towards better futures for all

"A municipality should represent its citizens, and respond to the needs and requirements of its citi...
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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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More than 1 000 participants at the 10th «Rencontres» of Cités Unies France!

Great success for the 10th edition of the "Meetings of local authorities’ international action" o...
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First step for the “Local Authorities Charter for Gender Equality in Africa”

A group of gender equality experts and local elected representatives from Africa and Europe met on 4...
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Head of DEVE and AFET committees: many new faces and two former active members

Member of the European Parliament (MEPs) from the Committees on Development (DEVE) and on Foreign Af...
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The “Local authorities Charter for gender equality in Africa” is getting drafted

This was an outcome of the 8th Africities Summit in Marrakech (Morocco) last November: the first me...
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Latvian municipalities are mobilised to localise the SDGs and sign the Charter of European Days of Local Solidarity!

5 June was the closing day of the European Week for Sustainable Development 2019 in Latvia. An excit...
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T. Taliashvili: «the European Parliament’s elections will give an indicative direction to Georgia»

Ms. Tamar Taliashvili, Vice-President of the National Association of Local Authorities of Georgia (N...
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A. Popsui: “Our City of Irpin is now member of  The European Charter for Equality” 

On July 3, Irpin (Ukraine) became the signatory of the EU Initiative "The European Charter for Equal...
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500 local and regional leaders commit to embrace equality, diversity and inclusion

The curtains are just closing on the CEMR conference, where over 500 local and regional leaders gath...
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Exclusive interview with the Nobel peace prize winner, Rigoberta Menchu

Nobel Peace Prize winner, indigenous peoples and women’s rights activist Rigoberta Menchú was the...
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Safety and security in cities are a crucial concern of women and young girls

Cities will be sustainable only when women’s and girls’ perspectives are taken into account. Thi...
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At EDD18, don’t miss the Global Village City Hall!

For the second year, PLATFORMA & CEMR joined forces with AIMF, CLGF, UCLG and UCLG-Africa to rep...
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Why gender is essential to decentralised cooperation – learn more at CEMR Bilbao conference

PLATFORMA is organising a workshop on the importance of gender mainstreaming in town-to-town and reg...
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