Financing

Spotlight on local and regional governments’ access to EU innovative development financing

The latest United Cities and Local Governments-PLATFORMA study outlines the main funding mechanisms...
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Commissioner Jutta Urpilainen: “We will support local action and actors”

“Multi-stakeholder partnerships are an essential part of our work with Civil Society Organisations...
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How towns, regions and their associations can contribute to the 2021-2027 EU Programming

The forthcoming new Neighbourhood, Development, International Cooperation Instrument (NDICI), still ...
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Have a look at the 2019 annual report of the Brussels development cooperation

Brussels International recently published the 2019 annual report of the Brussels development coopera...
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The state of local finances in southeast Europe

The Network of Associations of Local Authorities of South-East Europe (NALAS) has just published “...
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Encouraging the development of digital socio-business initiatives in Kenya with the Basque Country

At the occasion of the UN Micro-, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises World Day 2020, PLATFORMA is pr...
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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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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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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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Fons Mallorquí approved projects and lines of action for 2020

The Mallorcan Found has approved the projects of the municipal programs and of the Mediterranean and...
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Co-rapporteur Maria Arena reiterates European Parliament strong support to local governments in NDICI negotiations

MEP Maria Arena (S&D, Belgium) made clear that the EU must guarantee funding for local and regio...
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Find out all statistics on Local Government Finance in South-East Europe

NALAS – the Network of Associations of Local Authorities of South-East Europe – has just...
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CIB & PLATFORMA: Country coordination efforts for Ukraine and Morocco

PLATFORMA and the UCLG’s Capacity and Institution Building Working Group invite you to participate...
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Now published: new study on financing decentralised development cooperation

What options do local and regional governments in EU Member States have for finding national or regi...
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Towns and regions applaud European Parliament’s support in the future development cooperation financing instrument

Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have renewed their full support to local and governments i...
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Study: The Local Business Environment and Decentralised Cooperation

National business environment reform does not always lead to an improvement of business conditions a...
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[EXPIRED] CEMR is looking for a Project Officer – Administration and Finance

Do you want to help strengthen the voice of the European Towns and Regions? Do you want to be part o...
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A support mechanism for the international action of local governments, by Cités Unies France

In 2017, Cités Unies France conducted a survey with local governments and their partners to better ...
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Venice City Solutions – Financing the SDGs at local level

This first edition of the Venice City Solutions wants to explore how to make SDGs a reality for all ...
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NEW DEADLINE! Call for expert: Local Business Environment and Decentralised Cooperation

Over the past years, donors and the internal community have been paying a growing attention to the b...
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