Local democracy

Human Rights must remain a fundamental pillar of the response to COVID-19

PLATFORMA and the Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean (PAM) organised on 18 September 2020 a...
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Register to our webinar EU Neighbourhood South – Safeguarding human rights in the post-COVID-19 context

PLATFORMA and the Parliamentary assembly of the Mediterranean are jointly organising a webinar on "E...
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Statement: Europe’s towns and regions stand up for democracy in Belarus

PLATFORMA condemns the violence against Belarusian protestors following allegedly fraudulent preside...
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Get inspired by the PLATFORMAwards laureates!

Strengthening citizens’ participation and promoting gender equality at the local level are at the ...
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Video “No child without a birth certificate”

Did you know that in the world, 230 million children "do not exist" because they don't have a birth ...
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The 7th NALAS Fiscal Decentralization Report is out!

The Network of Associations of Local Authorities of South East Europe (NALAS) has published the seve...
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PLATFORMA gets an observatory seat at the Eastern partnership Civil Society Forum

On Monday 3 September, PLATFORMA was officialy selected to contribute to the Working group 1 of the ...
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The Province of Barcelona helps enhance the political participation of women in Morocco

On Thursday 22 February, officers of the Development Cooperation Unit of the Barcelona Province met ...
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24 new international partnerships with Swedish municipalities to boost local democracy

A total of 24 new projects part of activities pursued by ICLD, the Swedish International Centre for ...
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Local and regional governments join the global celebrations of International Democracy Day

This article was initially published on UCLG website. The message of International Day of Democracy ...
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Mayor of Mechelen wins World Mayor Prize

The mayor of Mechelen (Belgium), Bart Somers, has been awarded the 2016 World Mayor Prize, for his w...
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15 refugee-friendly mayors shortlisted for World Mayor Prize 2016

The names of the 15 nominees shortlisted for the 2016 World Mayor Prize have now been made public. T...
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Nominate your candidate for the World Mayor Prize 2016!

This year, the theme for the World Mayor Prize is migrants and refugees. The winner will be a mayor ...
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