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Mission   Sharing our mission

Being a member of ALDA means first of all sharing our mission – the promotion of good governance and citizens’ participation at the local level.

    As a member you will access the following services
Projects development and funding opportunities research  

Projects development and funding opportunities research:
18-year experience in developing and implementing projects

  • Priority on opportunities offered to be partner of projects, or to join consortia built to apply for tenders in various fields
  • Tailored communications on project opportunities with ALDA and our members
  • Support of ALDA multilingual staff in the project proposal development phase (EN, FR, IT, SR, MK, RU)
  • Identification of relevant international partners for specific areas
  • Support to the partnership building process and dissemination of members' calls for partners
  • Identification of potential donors
Being part of a consolidated European network   Being part of a consolidated European network

Strategic partner of the Council of Europe and of the European Commission

  • Support in the relations with: EU, CoE, UN, Agencies, and other public and private international institutions, local and regional authorities, as well as national governments in the enlarged Europe, MEPs, and other relevant international and European authorities
  • Visibility through a European network counting over 250 members (local authorities, NGOs, association of local authorities)
  • Promotion of members' activities, initiatives and events at the European level through ALDA’s communication channels (newsletter sent to around 12.000 contacts in 6 languages, website with over 500.000 visitors and 4.000.000 visits per year, social networks, media activities)
  • Online presence for our members on ALDA website, and presentation to the network of contacts via the newsletter
  • Access to EU experts, professional networks, academic organizations
Information and structures   Information and structures

Wide dissemination of our activities and our members’

  • Timely updates via ALDA communication channels, particularly the monthly newsletter in EN, FR, RU, SR, IT, AR; ALDA and EU publications, information materials
  • Access to the information points on EU and active citizenship (info-points based in Brussels and Vicenza)
  • Free use of ALDA equipped offices and meeting rooms in Brussels (Belgium), Vicenza (Italy), and upon approval of the Council of Europe, in Strasbourg (France)
  Capacity building

Further your skills and horizons through a variety of opportunities

  • Information on funding programmes and opportunities
  • Participation in international events (conferences, seminars, etc.) promoted by ALDA, such as the yearly General Assembly
  • Participation in ALDA working groups (on Citizens Participation and Local Governance, Western Balkans, Mediterranean area, Eastern Partnership area)
  • Priority in partnership for specialized trainings (e.g. Master classes on EU programmes, trainings, etc.)
  • Priority in offers of internship and job-shadowing
  • Preferential treatment on services offered by ALDA+ (trainings, technical assistance, …)

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Office in Strasbourg

Council of Europe
1, avenue de l'Europe 
F-67075 Strasbourg - France

Phone: +33 3 90 21 45 93
Fax: +33 3 90 21 55 17
General contact:

Office in Brussels

Rue Belliard 20
Bruxelles 1040
Public transportation: Metro, stop "Arts-Loi", lines 1, 2, 5, 6

Phone: +32 (0)2 430 24 08

Office in Vicenza

Viale Milano 66
36100 Vicenza - Italy

Phone: +39 04 44 54 01 46
Fax: +39 04 44 23 10 43
Mail :



Office in Skopje

Bld. Partizanski odredi 43B/1-5
1000 Skopje, Macedonia

Phone: +389 (0) 2 6091 060

Office in Subotica

Trg Cara Jovana Nenada 15
SRB-24000 Subotica - Serbia 

Phone: +381 24 554 587
Fax: +381 24 554 587