The City of Sceaux joins the network of ALDA!
Philippe Laurent, Mayor of Sceaux (France), and Antonella Valmorbida, Secretary General of ALDA, signed a Memorandum of understanding on Saturday to pave the way for an intense cooperation in the field of citizens participation and empowerment, in particular in the field of social innovation and social economy. The signature has been witnessed by the City Councillor of Sceaux, dedicated to social innovation and partnership, Mr. Othmane Khaoua.
Sceaux is joining the network of ALDA, bringing with it its well knowns competencies in the field of co-design efforts between local authorities and civil society. Thanks to their innovative and participative approach, a number of social initiatives and social enterprises have taken place both in the town and in its neighbourhoods.
During the annual city Forum dedicated to social innovation and social economy many different consortii were present and working on the up-said topics. This dynamism makes the city of Sceaux very active and apt..
Sceaux is also an active partner of ALDA in project Co-Created, which is engaging more than 30 municipalities in France and hundreds of them across Europe and aims at strengthening competences of medium-sized municipalities in the field of co-creation of public local polices, citizens engagement and local authorities.
This partnership promises to be extremely important both in developing ALDA's competences in the field of social innovation, together with its members.