The annual coordination meeting of the European Local Democracy Week was held on 5 February in Paris. Forty-five participants from participating cities from 6 countries (France, Portugal, Romania, Sweden, Turkey and Ukraine) and national associations of local authorities was on hand to evaluate the 2017 edition of ELDW on the occasion of the...
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the European Local Democracy Week, the city of Kyiv, a twelve star participant of the ELDW, organised a broad range of activities both in the city itself and in the surrounding districts. Over 34 citywide and 137 district-wide activities took place in nearly 350 locations, promoting local democracy and...
The 2017 edition of the European Local Democracy Week (ELDW), which marks the 10th anniversary of this initiative, will take place from 9 to 15 October 2017 – the official week of the ELDW – and also during the entire month of October. Towns and cities in the 47 member states of the Council of Europe and...
The Association “Cities and Municipalities of Brussels” (Brulocalis) will open its official European Local Democracy Week (ELDW) in the Parliament of Brussels, on 9 October 2017, to mark the ELDW’s 10th anniversary. During the event, the 19 municipalities from the Brussels-Capital Region participating in the initiative will present...
Local councilors and officials in Iceland share their experience on citizen participation mechanisms
Learning to Live Together – A Conference on the Future of Citizenship and Human Rights Education in Europe
Theme of the ELDW 2017: “Citizen participation, consultation and commitment: for a thriving local democracy”
23 partners from 11 countries represented at the annual co-ordination meeting of the European Local Democracy Week
Hanno Pevkur on the ELDW 2016 : “ Identifying ways to promote cultural diversity as richness and not a threat is crucial ”
“Citizen participation, power sharing and providing space for interaction are essential for successful local policies”, says Andreas Kiefer