SEDL - Calendar http://www.congress-eldw.eu/ Alliance RSS calendar http://www.congress-eldw.eu/images/logo.png SEDL - Calendar http://www.congress-eldw.eu/ First meeting of the Reflection Group on the European Local Democracy Week http://www.congress-eldw.eu/en/page/347-first-meeting-of-the-reflection-group-on-the-european-local-democracy-week.html

The Reflection Group on the European local democracy week (ELDW) met on 27 March 2018, in Strasbourg. This first meeting was the occasion to launch discussions on a new strategy to advance this pan-European initiative.

 

Chaired by Gaye DOGANOGLU (Turkey, EPP/CCE), Vice-president of the Congress and Thematic Spokesperson of the ELDW, ...

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Wed, 11 Apr 2018 00:00:00
Annual co-ordination meeting of the European Local Democracy Week (ELDW) in Paris http://www.congress-eldw.eu/en/page/345-annual-co-ordination-meeting-of-the-european-local-democracy-week--eldw--in-paris.html

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 10th ...

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Thu, 08 Feb 2018 00:00:00
Council of Europe to host Strasbourg Citizens' Summit http://www.congress-eldw.eu/en/page/336-council-of-europe-to-host-strasbourg-citizens--summit.html

Andreas Kiefer, Secretary General of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities, will welcome the participants of the Citizens Summit of Strasbourg in the Palace of Europe, on 14 October 2017. Organised in the framework of the 10th anniversary of the European Local Democracy Week (ELDW), the Summit aims to shape a new Pact of Local Democracy, ...

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Mon, 18 Sep 2017 00:00:00
Official start of the European Local Democracy Week 2016 http://www.congress-eldw.eu/en/page/305-official-start-of-the-european-local-democracy-week-2016.html

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” stresses Jean-Claude Frécon, Congress ...

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Mon, 10 Oct 2016 00:00:00
“Citizen participation, power sharing and providing space for interaction are essential for successful local policies”, says Andreas Kiefer http://www.congress-eldw.eu/en/page/306--citizen-participation--power-sharing-and-providing-space-for-interaction-are-essential-for-successful-local-policies---says-andreas-kiefer.html

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 meet and engage with their citizens ...

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Fri, 07 Oct 2016 00:00:00
The ELDW during the 31st session of the Congress http://www.congress-eldw.eu/en/page/303-the-eldw-during-the-31st-session-of-the-congress.html Wed, 05 Oct 2016 00:00:00 20 partners from 10 countries were represented at the annual ELDW co-ordination meeting http://www.congress-eldw.eu/en/page/267-20-partners-from-10-countries-were-represented-at-the-annual-eldw-co-ordination-meeting.html

The annual co-ordination meeting of the European Local Democracy Week (ELDW) was held in Paris (France), on 1 February 2016. This meeting brought together the most active cities, European and national associations of the 2015 edition, in order to assess last year’s Democracy Week, exchange experience and good practices, as well as to discuss the ...

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Wed, 03 Feb 2016 00:00:00
Registration to the annual co-ordination meeting of the European Local Democracy Week (ELDW) http://www.congress-eldw.eu/en/page/265-registration-to-the-annual-co-ordination-meeting-of-the-european-local-democracy-week--eldw-.html

The annual co-ordination meeting of the European Local Democracy Week (ELDW) will be held in Paris (France), on 1 February 2016. This meeting brings together the most active participants, in order to assess last year’s edition, exchange experiences as well as good practices, and discuss the main theme and possible developments for the upcoming ...

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Fri, 15 Jan 2016 00:00:00
Official start of the European Local Democracy Week 2015 http://www.congress-eldw.eu/en/page/262-official-start-of-the-european-local-democracy-week-2015.html

This week (12 - 18 October) more than 130 events and activities are taking place at local level across 23 member States of the Council of Europe to celebrate the 2015 edition of the European Local Democracy Week (ELDW). Participating municipalities are organising a wide range of events on this year’s theme ‘Living together in multicultural societies: ...

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Mon, 12 Oct 2015 00:00:00
Annual co-ordination meeting of the European Local Democracy Week http://www.congress-eldw.eu/en/page/209-annual-co-ordination-meeting-of-the-european-local-democracy-week.html

The annual co-ordination meeting of the European Local Democracy Week (ELDW) was held in Paris (France), on 16 February 2015 with the participation of the most active cities and associations of the 2014 edition. The participants assessed last year’s edition, exchanged good practices and discussed the main theme for 2015. ''I am amazed ...

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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 00:00:00
"Citizen in my city – Citizen in Europe" http://www.congress-eldw.eu/en/page/208--citizen-in-my-city---citizen-in-europe-.html Over 300 mayors, leaders and representatives of civil society organisations will come together in the eternal city of Rome on 15-16 December to discuss the integration and participation of all citizens in public life. The occasion is an inspiring two-day conference entitled "Citizen in my city - Citizen in Europe", organised by the Council of European ...

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Mon, 01 Dec 2014 00:00:00
ARLEM Plenary Session in Turkey: Migration and urban governance on the agenda http://www.congress-eldw.eu/en/page/207-arlem-plenary-session-in-turkey--migration-and-urban-governance-on-the-agenda-.html The Turkish city of Antalya is hosting the 6th Plenary Session of the Euro-Mediterranean Regional and Local Assembly (ARLEM) on 14-15 December 2014, where Gaye Doganoglu (Turkey, EPP/CCE), political coordinator of the ELDW, will represent the Congress and, in particular, raise awareness of the ELDW initiative. At the session, local and regional ...

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Mon, 01 Dec 2014 00:00:00
The European Local Democracy Week officially started http://www.congress-eldw.eu/en/page/204-the-european-local-democracy-week-officially-started.html

“This week (13 - 19 October) we celebrate European Local Democracy Week for the eighth time in the Council of Europe member states. I am impressed by the creativity of the ELDW participants – the neighbourhood meetings, public debates, actions for involving disadvantaged groups, school competitions, exhibitions, film festivals, sport and dance ...

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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 00:00:00
Think Global – Act Local: Education for Democracy http://www.congress-eldw.eu/en/page/199-think-global---act-local--education-for-democracy.html

A Joint Meeting of the Council of Europe Network of Coordinators for Education for Democratic Citizenship and Human Rights Education and of the Pedagogical Club of European Capitals will be held in Strasbourg on 21-22 October in the framework of the ELDW, with the participation of Gaye Doganoglu, political coordinator of the Week. The meeting will ...

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Tue, 09 Sep 2014 00:00:00
Promoting human rights and citizenship education as part of the ELDW 2014 http://www.congress-eldw.eu/en/page/201-promoting-human-rights-and-citizenship-education-as-part-of-the-eldw-2014.html

Gaye Doganoglu, (Turkey, EPP/CCE), political coordinator of the Democracy Week presented the ELDW project at the 21st meeting of the Council of Europe Network of Coordinators for Citizenship and Human Rights Education (Baku, 20-21 May 2014), and took active part in the discussions, which focused on the topics of children in vulnerable situation ...

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Mon, 08 Sep 2014 00:00:00
ELDW for the participation and inclusion of disadvantaged youth http://www.congress-eldw.eu/en/page/202-eldw-for-the-participation-and-inclusion-of-disadvantaged-youth.html

The European Local Democracy Week was the main topic of a round table on 24 June, organised by AMSED in Strasbourg as part of a 10-day-training course, with the participation of around 40 youth workers and young members of associations from France, Italy, Sweden, Morocco, Algeria, Ukraine, Turkey and Georgia. With the assistance of young elected ...

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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 00:00:00
“Participatory democracy: sharing, proposing, deciding” will be the slogan of the 2014 Democracy Week http://www.congress-eldw.eu/en/page/119--participatory-democracy--sharing--proposing--deciding--will-be-the-slogan-of-the-2014-democracy-week.html

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, which will also give the opportunity ...

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Sun, 04 May 2014 00:00:00
General coordination meeting of ELDW: evaluation of the 2013 edition and preparation for 2014 http://www.congress-eldw.eu/en/page/131-general-coordination-meeting-of-eldw--evaluation-of-the-2013-edition-and-preparation-for-2014.html

The annual coordination meeting of the European Local Democracy Week was held in Paris, France on 14 February 2014. Representatives of the “12 Star Cities”, national associations of local and regional authorities, as well as European and international organisations were invited to assess the 2013 edition, discuss the leading theme for 2014 and ...

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:00:00
European Local Democracy Week 2013 ''Active citizenship: voting, sharing, participating'' http://www.congress-eldw.eu/en/page/144-european-local-democracy-week-2013---active-citizenship--voting--sharing--participating--.html

This week events and activities are taking place in some 100 towns and regions in the member States of the Council of Europe to celebrate the 2013 edition of the European Local Democracy Week (ELDW) on the theme: “Active citizenship: voting, sharing, participating” (14-20 October). In addition, for the first time, ELDW welcomes as a partner ...

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Wed, 13 Mar 2013 00:00:00
General meeting of the ELDW : taking stock of the 2012 edition and launch of the new theme for 2013 on the agenda http://www.congress-eldw.eu/en/page/147-general-meeting-of-the-eldw---taking-stock-of-the-2012-edition-and-launch-of-the-new-theme-for-2013-on-the-agenda.html

A general meeting of the European Local Democracy Week was held in Paris (France) on 28 January 2013. ''This meeting aims at choosing a general theme for the new edition of the ELDW and will be an opportunity for exchanging views and best practices between representatives of municipalities who participated or intend to do so. Representatives ...

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Wed, 26 Dec 2012 00:00:00
Around 310 activities in 30 countries are celebrating the European Week of Local Democracy 2012 http://www.congress-eldw.eu/en/page/148-around-310-activities-in-30-countries-are-celebrating-the-european-week-of-local-democracy-2012.html
Around 310 activities in 30 countries are celebrating the European Week of Local Democracy 2012.
As every year between 15 and 21 October, the ELDW brings together local elected representatives and citizens. More than 130 local and regional authorities and partner associations have registered for actively participating in European Local Democracy
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Sun, 13 May 2012 00:00:00
The European Local Democracy Week at the World Forum for Democracy – Strasbourg 5-11 October 2012 http://www.congress-eldw.eu/en/page/149-the-european-local-democracy-week-at-the-world-forum-for-democracy---strasbourg-5-11-october-2012.html

On 7 of October, information material about the ELDW was distributed during the Conference of INGOs on "Inclusive democracy". It was the first contribution to the annual "European Local Democracy week" by the international network of the Council of Europe representing the NGOs.
On 9 of October, the European Local Democracy Week was presented on ...

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Fri, 13 Apr 2012 00:00:00