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Hanno Pevkur on the ELDW 2016 : “ Identifying ways to promote cultural diversity as richness and not a threat is crucial ”

Written the 21/10/2016

Interior Minister of Estonia, Hanno Pevkur, addressed Congress members at their 31st Session, on 20 October 2016, in Strasbourg (France). During his intervention, he stressed the role of local and regional authorities in tackling radicalisation and extreme violence. The Minister said “A welcomed example is the...
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Numerous activities organised by Patras municipality during the ELDW 2016

Written the 14/10/2016

As part of the European Local Democracy Week (ELDW) 2016 organised in the municipality of Patras (Greece), citizens will be invited - among numerous activities - to a seminar on anti-discrimination and solidarity, and a narration of intercultural stories revealing common cultural heritage. A specific radio program...
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Official start of the European Local Democracy Week 2016

From 10/10/2016 to 16/10/2016

Since 2007, the Congress invites local and regional authorities from all 47 Council of Europe Member States to participate in “the European Local Democracy Week” (ELDW), held annually around the 15 October. “The ELDW is a way to reach out to all European citizens, to involve them at the closest level”...
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“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

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