The 12 star status does not exist anymore. The reflection group on the ELDW approved last year a resolution on the new modalities of the ELDW initiative.
However, it created the title of “Partner of the European Local Democracy Week” for the most active municipalities. This title is granted a posteriori upon the actual participation and report of activities. The application, report and evidences must be submitted before 15th of December 2019.
If you want to receive it, you have to respect the criterias that you will found in here: http://www.congress-eldw.eu/en/page/117-presentation.html
ATTENTION:Being registered for European Local Democracy Week, doesn't mean that you will automatically be candidates for the title of "Partner of the European Local Democracy Week" even if you meet all the required steps.