The Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions (SALAR) arranged its annual Democracy Day on 3 April 2014. More than 350 local elected representatives and officials from all over Sweden participated at the event, which was also a good opportunity to promote the benefits of the European Local Democracy...
“Participatory democracy: sharing, proposing, deciding” will be the slogan of the 2014 Democracy Week
On 24 March 2014, the Bureau of the Congress decided to dedicate the 2014 Edition of the European Local Democracy Week (ELDW) to participatory democracy and adopted a new slogan : ''Participatory democracy: sharing, proposing, deciding''. A special emphasis will be given to youth participation,...
Andalucía (Spain) participated for the first time in the ELDW and chose the status of “12 Star City”, with particular focus on youth and education. On the occasion of the Democracy Week 2013, students had the opportunity to meet local elected representatives, and participate in conferences and debates on...
General meeting of the ELDW : taking stock of the 2012 edition and launch of the new theme for 2013 on the agenda