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Instruments to engage citizens: towards improvement of Georgia’s local governance system

Written the 20/06/2017

"Local authorities should be supported by a framework enabling them to effectively take care of their citizens, analyse their ideas and ensure that these voices are projected into decision-making" affirmed David Narmania, Head of the Delegation of Georgia to the Congress and Mayor of Tbilisi, when addressing...
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Video clip : three minutes to understand the ELDW

Written the 04/04/2017

On the occasion of the European Local Democracy Week (ELDW)’s 10th anniversary, a video clip has been produced to promote local democracy and citizen participation. In less than three minutes, the clip presents the tools available and concrete examples of initiatives implemented in the framework of the ELDW,...
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Congress debate on the 10th anniversary of the European Local Democracy Week

Written the 29/03/2017

In the context of its 32nd Session, the Congress held an exchange of views on European Local Democracy Week (ELDW). The Week celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2017 and the theme is: “Citizen participation, consultation and commitment for a thriving local democracy” – Since it was first launched in 2007, the...
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The World Forum for Democracy returns with a sixth edition! – Call for submissions

Written the 06/03/2017

The 2017 World Forum for Democracy (WFD) will be held in Strasbourg on 8-10 November. This year, the role of political parties and the media in the context of rising populism will be at the centre of discussion, with themes such as “From democracy of parties to democracy of citizens?” and “Media - friend or...
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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"

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