“Citizen participation, power sharing and providing space for interaction are essential for successful local policies”, says Andreas Kiefer

From 06/10/2016 to 07/10/2016

The COSLA annual Conference was partially devoted to the main theme of the European Local Democracy Week (ELDW) 2016, “Living together in culturally diverse societies”. “In the framework of the ELDW, local authorities from almost 30 Member States of the Council of Europe and beyond organise public events to...
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The ELDW is coming up fast!

Written the 27/09/2016

Watch interview of Andreas Kiefer, Secretary General of the Congress on the ELDW

Written the 20/09/2016

The Secretary General of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities, Andreas Kiefer, gave an interview about the ELDW, its origin, functioning and future development, with a view to its upcoming 10th anniversary in 2017. The ELDW constitutes a way of making European democracy a reality so that citizens can...
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Follow the ELDW on Facebook and Twitter!

Written the 19/08/2016

The ELDW is now on Facebook and Twitter!


The Facebook page is “European Local Democracy Week”. This page will allow you to follow all the activities and latest developments of the ELDW and its partners. You will also be able...
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60th anniversary of the Europe Prize

Written the 23/06/2015

"Citizen in my city – Citizen in Europe"

From 15/12/2014 to 16/12/2014