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The Congress dedicates the European Local Democracy Week in 2013 to “active citizenship”

Written the 13/05/2013

Motivating citizens to take part in decision-making processes at the grassroots level will be at the center of the new edition of the European Local Democracy Week (ELDW) which will be organized, this year, from 14 to 20 October in Europe and beyond. The leading theme of this event in 2013 -“Active citizenship:...
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ELDW welcomes the No Hate Speech Movement (NHSM) as a new partner

Written the 13/05/2013

The No Hate Speech Movement is a youth campaign by the Council of Europe to combat hate speech online and offline. In partnership with the ELDW, it is organising an Action Week from 14 to 20 October to highlight the risks of hate speech to the cohesion of local communities and to mobilise support for local...
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European Local Democracy Week 2013 ''Active citizenship: voting, sharing, participating''

The 18/10/2013

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) under the theme: “Active citizenship: voting, sharing, participating” (14-20 October). In addition, for the...
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General meeting of the ELDW : taking stock of the 2012 edition and launch of the new theme for 2013 on the agenda

The 28/01/2013

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...
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