Highlights from PLATFORMA regional seminar for Africa
PLATFORMA first regional seminar, which took place in Kampala (Uganda), allowed a decentralised and direct dialogue between local and regional elected representatives from Africa and the European Commission. Such a dialogue appears fundamental to steer the Union’s development policy towards local population concrete needs.
Adoption of the new Communication on local and regional governments in partner countries
PLATFORMA welcomes the adoption of the new Commission Communication on local and regional authorities in partner countries.
Noteworthy announcements at the Assises of decentralised cooperation
It was certainly all sewn up that local and regional governments and their organisations would be honoured at the Committee of the Regions. However, it must be noted that the third edition of the Assises of decentralised cooperation ended on a high note.