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Involvement of citizens and youth in Metz for democratic participation

Written the 28/04/2014

Metz (France) has taken part in the ELDW since 2011 and held the status of “12 Star City” for the second time. Patricia Sallusti, Deputy Mayor of Metz, presented the events organised by the city in the 2013 edition of ELDW. One of these was the “citizen coffee” on “Active citizenship: voting, sharing,...
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Neighbourhood meetings organised by Ordu municipality in the framework of ELDW

Written the 27/04/2014

The municipality of Ordu (Turkey) took an active part in the 2013 Local Democracy Week, by organising a great number of events and activities in its community, in order to boost citizen participation at local level. In the spirit of active citizenship, Ordu organised and coordinated interactive meetings with the...
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The European Week of Democracy in Iasi since 2007

Written the 26/04/2014

Iasi (Romania) is one of the oldest and most active partners of the ELDW project, working together with the Congress in promoting active citizenship at local level. In 2013, the municipality chose the status of “12 Star City” to give special prominence to its participation. Elena Farca, Head of International...
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The European Week of Local Democracy 2013 in Falun, especially dedicated to engaging young citizens

Written the 24/04/2014

At the general coordination meeting of ELDW held in Paris, 14 February 2014, Linnea Risinger, Member of the Democracy Council of Falun (Sweden) presented its first experience of participation in the ELDW as a “12 Star City”. Falun celebrated local democracy with a 5-day program in September 2013, devoting each...
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