Antonella Valmorbida is the Secretary General of ALDA, the European Association for Local Democracy.
She has a senior experience in promoting local democracy, empowerment of civil society, and good governance in Europe, in the Balkans, in Eastern Europe, and in the Mediterranean area.
She is Board Member of the European Partnership for Democracy, EPD, and Member of the Advisory Board of Urban Foundation for Sustainable Development, Armenia. She has been Chair of the EPAN working group of CONCORD until 2016, Chair of the Committee on Democracy and Civil Society of the Conference of the INGO of the Council of Europe from 2008 to 2011, and she is the coordinator of the subgroup on local government and public administration reform of the Civil Society Forum for Eastern Partnership. In 2012-13, she was board Member of CIVICUS – the World Alliance for Citizens Participation.
Since 2008, Antonella Valmorbida is Professor of the University of Padua, Italy, in international decentralised cooperation.
Antonella Valmorbida is a French and Italian native speaker, and is fluent in English and Russian.
01/02/2016 - Decentralised cooperation: an added value for Eastern Partnership Countries
14/11/2015 - A BARBARITY AGAINST EUROPEAN VALUES
15/09/2015 - Participative democracy: Time to deepen democracy for a global responsibility and citizenship
09/06/2015 - 100 years ago, the genocide of the Armenians, to be remembered to protect minorities and diversity in the Europe of today and for tomorrow
24/09/2014 - Italian Presidency of the EU, still some months to go and to act. No excuses to be passive now!
27/06/2014 - Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine signed the Association Agreement with the EU - Paving the way for local democracy and participation
11/01/2014 Think and act for Europe, vote for Europe
23/10/2013-A NEW PARADIGM SHIFT FOR DEVELOPMENT CIVICUS WEBINAR
25/09/2013 - ALDA, Lev Sapieha Foundation and Eurobelarus call for further actions to strengthen local governance and civil society participation
13/10/2012 - The Nobel prize to the European Union
09/10/2012 – Le Club de Strasbourg table ronde
16/09/2011 - EAP Summit Warsaw
08/09/2011 -FIRST CORLEAP MEETING
10/11/2011 The decentralisation process in Southern Caucasus