Fostering transformation: the WE ACT project introduces its countrywide training program in Türkiye in preparation for the 2024 Municipal ElectionsNovember 15, 2023
The WE ACT project has kicked off its comprehensive Training programme for Women Politicians and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in Türkiye.
A New Beginning: Local Democracy Agency Odesa Opens its DoorsNovember 14, 2023
In a significant stride towards bolstering local democracy, ALDA and the entire Local Democracy Agency’s family are proud to announce the establishment of the LDA Odesa in Ukraine. Scheduled for November 17, 2023.
Call for participants – The Future We Want project’s Transnational Caravan on climate & sustainabilityNovember 14, 2023
Do you want to be part of creating a European Youth Manifesto for a sustainable future? Then come join The Future We Want project on a Transnational Caravan through Europe!
ALDA at the Swiss International Holiday Exhibition: trails and nature on the trace of historyNovember 13, 2023
From the 3rd to the 5th November, ALDA+ took part in the 20th edition of the Swiss International Holiday Exhibition in Lugano (Switzerland), an incredible event for the tourism industry where people, cultures and places meet and share their experiences.
ALDA Welcomes the European Commission’s recommendation to Grant Candidate Status for Georgia and the Opening of Negotiations with Moldova, Ukraine, and Bosnia and HerzegovinaNovember 9, 2023
The European Association for Local Democracy (ALDA) warmly welcomes the momentous decision taken by the European Commission to recommend the opening of negotiations with Ukraine and Moldova, while with the long-anticipated granting of candidate status to Georgia and the initiation of accession negotiations with Bosnia and Herzegovina. This historic step greatly enhances the prospects for these States’ deeper integration into the European community, marking a significant milestone in their journeys towards European integration.
ALDA expands its network: new Local Democracy Agency opens in Edremit (Türkiye)November 2, 2023
In an exciting development for local democracy and community empowerment, ALDA is thrilled to announce the inauguration of the new Local Democracy Agency (LDA) in Edremit, Türkiye.
Final Conference of the LIFE FALKON project: international meeting on research lines and conservation efforts of the Lesser Kestrel in the MediterraneanNovember 2, 2023
The LIFE FALKON Final Conference was conducted in Myrina, Lemnos Island, Greece, spanning from the 12th to the 14th of october.
V.A.N.G.A. and H.I.L.L.: two projects for an ecological future in VicenzaNovember 2, 2023
On the 21st and 22nd of October 2023, the Teatro Astra in Vicenza served as the prestigious backdrop for the final conference of the V.A.N.G.A. “Re-generations” project.
ALDA at the 45th Session of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities: 30 Years of LDAs and Youth EngagementOctober 30, 2023
Mrs. Antonella Valmorbida, ALDA Secretary General, participated in the 45th Session of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe which took place in Strasbourg (France) from 24 to 26 October, by addressing the audience with a speech on “Youth engagement as a factor of peace and reconciliation”.
Empowering Change Makers: ALDA’s Participation in the School on Participatory Democracy in TürkiyeOctober 27, 2023
Between September 18th-22nd and October 9th-13th, two exciting editions of the “School on Participatory Democracy” took place in Türkiye, co-organized by the Council of Europe.
EloGE Panel: Elevating Governance Excellence in North Macedonia”October 23, 2023
Within the framework of the International Conference on “A Wider European Community: The Importance of Local Governance” held in Skopje on October 19 and 20, 2023, a compelling panel discussion focused on the European Label for Governance Excellence (EloGE) took place on October 20.
Celebrating 30 Years of Local Democracy Agencies: A Journey of Success in SkopjeOctober 23, 2023
The remarkable journey of Local Democracy Agencies (LDAs) spanning three decades was celebrated under the theme “A Successful Story from Conflict Aftermath Toward Europe” as part of the International Conference on “A Wider European Community: The Importance of Local Governance.”
Building Stronger Bonds: ALDA and Karpos Municipality Forge Deeper ConnectionsOctober 23, 2023
ALDA’s Vice-President, Mrs. Natasa Vuckovic, and Governing Board member, Dobrica Milovanovic, held a productive meeting with the Mayor of Karpos Municipality, Stevco Jakimovski, on the 18th of October.
Empowering Local Democracy: Insights from the ALDA Governing Board Meeting in SkopjeOctober 23, 2023
On the 18th of October 2023, the ALDA Governing Board convened in Skopje for a pivotal and highly productive meeting.
30th anniversary of Local Democracy in Mostar: an history of empowerment and changeOctober 23, 2023
In a dedicated effort to celebrate three decades of Local Democracy Agencies (LDAs) in the Balkans, LDA Mostar brought together representatives from ALDA, the Balkan LDAs, and organisations committed to advancing local democracy in the Western Balkans.
A Wider European Community: The Role of Local Governance in EU EnlargementOctober 23, 2023
On 19 and 20 October, 2023, ALDA hosted in Skopje the international conference “A Wider European Community: The Importance of Local Governance – Roadmap for the Western Balkans, Moldova, and Ukraine on the Path to EU Accession.”
“Caravan to Kairouan Event” a cultural exchange through bikes organised by LDA TunisiaOctober 20, 2023
The Local Democracy Agency Tunisia organised a spectacular event entitled “Caravan to Kairouan” from 26 until 30 September, 2023 during the celebrations of the “Mawled”, which is a cultural celebration widely honored in Kairouan (Tunisia), where visitors come from all over the country and beyond to celebrate it.
Youth Delegation from GEYC visits ALDA Brussels OfficeOctober 19, 2023
On the 16th of October 2023, ALDA Brussels welcomed a group of over 35 young individuals from Romania as part of a visit by the “Group of the European Youth for Change” (GEYC), a recent addition to the ALDA membership.