ALDA will take part in the First World Forum of Local Development Agencies “Territory, Economy and Governance: New Glances in Changing Times” on 5-7 October 2011 in Seville, Spain. The event, organised by the Andalusian Employment Service (Junta de Andalucía), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)-ART Initiative and the Andalusian Fund of Municipalities for International Solidarity, in co-operation with the Seville County Council and City of Seville, will bring together Local Development Agencies from around the world.
This Forum aims at creating a space for reflection for local development actors and facilitate new perspectives, with a view to promoting networking and strategies tailored to the current global context with a human solidarity and sustainable development approach. Particularly, ALDA will participate, in the person of Mr. Alfonso Aliberti, Project Manager of the Association, to the workshops “Public Policies for Territorial Development” and “Local Development, Decentralisation and Governance. The Role of International Co-operation”.
In this way, ALDA will contribute to prepare an agreed set of local development ideas and contents to be explored in a theoretical framework and will take part in producing training materials that shall be the basis for building the capacity of local development professionals. In this framework ALDA will promote the role and the experience of LDAs as Local Development Agencies active in the Balkans and in Caucasus.
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