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Serbia: Youth participation in focus in Local Democracy Week events

Written the 27/09/2017

Three Serbian cities are holding a wide range of activities to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the European Local Democracy Week between 9th and 13th of October. Participants are invited to join diverse local initiatives promoting active citizenship, greater participation and better governance. The activities in...
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Council of Europe to host Strasbourg Citizens' Summit

The 14/09/2017

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...
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Local councilors and officials in Iceland share their experience on citizen participation mechanisms

Written the 05/09/2017

"Citizen participation is the bedrock of democracy and good governance, beause the citizen must be in the center of any public action and policy" stressed Congress Seretary General Andreas Kiefer on a conference held in Reykjavik on 5 September 2017. Administration staff from various Icelandic municipalities...
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ELDW administrator’s website under development

Written the 30/06/2017

The ELDW administrator's website is currently under development to provide ELDW partners with a more user-friendly and simple platform for registering and promoting their ELDW activities. Due to these changes, ELDW partners may encounter technical problems when entering data after logging in to their personal...
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ELDW Evaluation Workshop in Budapest

Written the 14/12/2016

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"

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