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Local government leaders renew their partnerships with the EU to boost international development

The presidents of the five largest associations of local and regional governments met today (12 Sept...
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Local government leaders will meet with Commissioner Jutta Urpilainen

The Presidents of the five largest associations of local and regional governments will meet with Jut...
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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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No people-centred partnership with Africa without local governments

Local and regional leaders from Africa and Europe discussed on Tuesday (15 February) the future of t...
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[Expired] CoM SSA is looking for a contractor to organise capacity building and advocacy events

The Council of European Municipalities and Regions (CEMR) is looking for a contractor for the Covena...
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Local governments are organising their forum during the Africa-Europe Week

[updated on 16/02/2022 with names of speakers and link to final Declaration] PLATFORMA, together wit...
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One more step towards the Charter for Gender Equality in Africa

On 14 and 15 July 2021, a broad consultation workshop was held online in the framework of the drafti...
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Building bridges between African and European young local leaders to tackle common challenges

“Three quarters of the African population is below 35 years old, yet they are often excluded from ...
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EDD21: Join us at the “The Global Village Online City Hall”!

This year, the European Development Days (EDD) are fully digital. But once again, the five major int...
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[EXPIRED] Call for a consultant to develop the text for the “Local Authorities Charter for Gender Equality in Africa”

Are you interested in a mission to provide guidance and support to gender equality work by local gov...
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Local and regional governments stay mobilised ahead of the European Union-African Union Summit

Despite the postponement of the European Union-African Union Summit to 2021, PLATFORMA and CEMR, tog...
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African and European leaders take steps towards an African Charter for local gender equality

Nearly 60 local leaders from Africa and Europe gathered online on Tuesday (28 July) to discuss the c...
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Africa’s Local and Regional Governments declared climate ambitions in Accra

More than 2,000 representatives of African local and regional governments and non-state actors gathe...
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First step for the “Local Authorities Charter for Gender Equality in Africa”

A group of gender equality experts and local elected representatives from Africa and Europe met on 4...
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Province of Barcelona: seminar on the contribution of decentralised cooperation to the 2030 Agenda

On 17 and 18 June 2019, the seminar “The Contribution of Decentralised Cooperation to the Achi...
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The “Local authorities Charter for gender equality in Africa” is getting drafted

This was an outcome of the 8th Africities Summit in Marrakech (Morocco) last November: the first me...
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#EDD19: Towns and regions reduce inequalities and leave no one and no place behind

PLATFORMA, together with the 5 major local and regional government organisations – AIMF, CEMR, CLG...
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What you shouldn’t miss at EDD 2019!

Did you know that cities and regions play a key role in reducing inequalities all over the world? Th...
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Addressing inequalities at territorial level: What are the lessons learnt in Albania, Zambia, Lebanon and Spain for the effective implementation of SDG 10?

Concrete experiences from Albania, Lebanon, Zambia and Spain will be presented during a quality-driv...
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