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PLATFORMAwards | 2 more weeks to apply!

The deadline to apply to the third edition of the PLATFORMAwards has been postponed to 31 July! This...
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Polish and Ukrainian local leaders plan cooperation and reconstruction efforts

More than 170 representatives of local governments met online at the Poland-Ukraine Local Solidarity...
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The Dutch Voluntary Subnational Review are now available

The Netherlands Association of Municipalities (VNG), the Interprovincial Consultation (IPO) and the ...
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HLPF | Our annual report on the SDGs goes digital

Available for the first time in an online format, PLATFORMA and CEMR have just published their fifth...
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Nalas supports a Mongolian province to advance towards sustainability

A delegation led by NALAS went to Darkhan-Uul province (Mogolia) for a study visit from 29 June to 5...
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A dream can come true: Ukrainian children find peace in Latvian summer camp

Twenty-one children and three adults from the municipality of Nizhyn in Ukraine had an opportunity t...
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How can we support Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia’s joining the European Union?

It was a few days after the outbreak of war by Russia: Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia each submitted a...
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(Inter)national knowledge sharing for accessible public spaces for everyone

Municipalities are working hard on solutions with limited financial resources, and (inter)national k...
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“Meeting Mayor Klitschko in Kyiv was a true experience”

This op-ed was originally published in Euractiv and was authored by CEMR secretary general, Fabriz...
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Measuring policy coherence for development with the support of the Barcelona Provincial Council

The Barcelona Provincial Council provided support to the Sant Boi de Llobregat City Hall to design a...
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Local politicians learn more about adaptation and mitigation

PLATFORMA and the Council of European Municipalities and Regions (CEMR), together with United Cities...
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Visit the Global Village City Hall stand at EDD22

For the 5th time, PLATFORMA and four other key partners of DG INTPA (AIMF, CLGF, UCLG & UCLG Afr...
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Swedish association monitors Ukrainian Administrative service Centers in wartime

SALAR and SKL International has conducted an analysis of the situation for the Ukrainian Administrat...
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The African Charter for Local Gender Equality unveiled

A brand-new tool was introduced to achieve gender equality in Africa’s towns and regions at Africi...
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Africities Summit | Youngest Mayor of Portugal: “Young people should be seen as change leaders”

It is essential to better involve young people in politics and decision-making, according to João F...
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Participate at the New European Bauhaus’ Festival side event “Make a wish…!”

The Latvian Association of Local and Regional Governments (LALRG) is joining this year Festival of t...
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100 European cities put the spotlights on the “100 days of the Russian WøARld”

Brussels, Eindhoven, Liverpool, Palermo, Wroclaw… 100 European cities are expected to organise pho...
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PLATFORMAwards | Applications are open until 15 July!

Get ready for the third edition of the PLATFORMAwards! This exceptional event rewards excellence in ...
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NALAS members discuss key challenges in public administration reform

Over 70 mayors from around South-East Europe convened on the XVII General Assembly of the Network of...
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What is local and regional governments’ role in welcoming Ukrainian refugees?

Many women, minors and elderly men are settling within the borders of the European Union. To date, o...
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