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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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MEP Tomas Tobé – Involving local governments to improve aid effectiveness

The involvement of the local and regional level is crucial to achieve results in development coopera...
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LALRG and local governments share experiences with Kyrgyz colleagues about the work and good practice during the Covid-19 pandemic

On May 13, the Latvian Association of Local and Regional Governments (LALRG) responding to a request...
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Decentralised cooperation and COVID-19: a common local agenda that puts people at the centre

The second webinar of the cycle “COVID-19 and decentralised cooperation” organised by AL-Las and...
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VNG International is taking action on COVID-19 in partner countries

The COVID-19 crisis is having a deep effect on local governance around the world. In the countries w...
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The Basque cooperation agents launch a campaign that highlights the capacity of cooperation to respond to global challenges

Within the framework of the Basque strategy for education for social transformation (H)ABIAN 2030, t...
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Interview: Urpilainen on COVID-19 – “we are very much working together with the local communities, and local and regional organisations”

This interview with International Partnerships Commissioner Jutta Urpilainen by Beatriz Rios was ...
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Cités Unies France launches a special solidarity fund for African countries facing the COVID-19 crisis

As elsewhere in the world, African local governments are on the front line to face the COVID-19 cri...
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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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The impact of COVID-19 & containment measures on local governments in Europe and Latin America

The first webinar "The impact of COVID-19 on local governments in Europe and Latin America" of the c...
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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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Register to three webinars on COVID-19 and decentralised cooperation this week

If you want to continue the debates launched by our webinar on “COVID-19: EU global response &...
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Opinion article | Coronavirus: “We, local elected representatives of France, are particularly worried about the African continent”

This op-ed by local and regional elected officials members of Cités Unies France, was originally ...
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Opinion article | EU global response to COVID-19: a global pandemic with local solutions!

This op-ed by PLATFORMA Director, Marlène Siméon, was originally published in English in Euractiv...
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Fons Mallorquí: three emergency projects to reduce the effects of COVID-19 in southern countries

Three emergency projects have been approved by the Executive commission of Fons Mallorquí to reduce...
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PFD Consultation 2020: Share your experience of development cooperation with the EU!

New deadline: 18 May. It has been almost seven years since the Policy Forum on Development (PFD) was...
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Let’s have a look at the advocacy strategy of the Georgian Association of Local Authorities

Established in 2004, the National Association of Local Authorities of Georgia (NALAG)  unites all 5...
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Exchanges, peer learning & solidarity between municipalities and regions worldwide are key to the fight against COVID-19

Towns and regions worldwide are at the forefront in tackling the COVID-19 crisis. Sharing experience...
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Towns and regions are acting worldwide to fight against COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic is now spread all over the world and some countries will be soon heavily impac...
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Our 11 recommendations for a coordinated global response to COVID-19

As a pandemic, COVID-19 is a truly global problem which knows no borders. As such, the European Unio...
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