Rapport Amérique latine – Etude des associations d’autorités locales des pays partenaires de l’UE (2015)
28 juin 2015
In recent years the European Union has clearly put its faith in promoting the role of local governments in development processes. The Agenda for Change stresses the importance of linking the EU cooperation policy to the promoting of democratic governance also at a local level. Instruments based on strengthening the capacities of local governments have been developed, not only as authorities providing basic services but also as political operators that have as they should a determining effect on the shaping of policies that are developed at a state level.