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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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General coordination meeting of ELDW: evaluation of the 2013 edition and preparation for 2014

The 14/02/2014

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,...
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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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