The "European Local Democracy Week" (ELDW) is a pan-European event  which aims at boosting local democracy and citizen participation. It is an initiative co-ordinated by the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe


Local authorities from all the 47 Member States of the Council of Europe, and their associations are invited to register and organise public events to promote and foster democratic participation at grassroots level.


For more information, see the presentation of the initiative.

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