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WTD workshop - Be part of Development!

Are you from a NGO? a national, regional or local authority? from EU institutions? or any other stakeholders interested and working on development issues (MDG's, post-2015)? Then come and contribute to the workshop on Local governance and the cooperation between LAs and CSOs for development, to be held on the 9th of April in Brussels in our new offices in Brussels!


Catch an important opportunity for development with the great workshop of WTD project, organised by ALDA, the Association of Local Democracy Agencies, in cooperation with the Enlargement, Pre-Accession and Neighbourhood (EPAN) Working group of CONCORD (the European Confederation of Relief and Development NGOs). 

An important workshop that will take place in Brussels on the 9th of April 2014, which will focus on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and the post-2015 agenda of development policies from the perspective of local authorities and civil society organisations.

The event will provide the opportunity to share information and strengthen cooperation between LAs and CSOs or their associations and other relevant stakeholders of the post-MDG framework, while discussing the possible broadening of the post-MDG framework’s objectives and its implication with regards to the involvement of local actors and civil society.

Key stakeholders involved include:

- Local authorities and civil society organisations from the EU

- (Pre-)Accession and Neighbourhood countries International associations/platforms of LAs and CSOs (ALDA, CONCORD, Civicus, Platforma tbc)

- Representatives of EU institutions and UNDP Art (tbc)


The event is organised in the framework of the project WTD (Working Together for Development).

The event will take place on 9th April 2014, 09 :00 – 16 :00, at the Atrium building, Rue de la Science 14b – Brussels.

Participants may register by 4th April through this form.

Here are the Agenda of the event and the background paper


For more information please contact: / +32 (0)2.880.37.28

See the .pdf presentation 'Fiscal decentralization and role of Local Authorities & Civil Society Organisations' by Jorge Rodriguez, Civil Society and Local Authorities (DEVCO B2 Unit)

Photo gallery - WTD event, day 1

Photo gallery - WTD event, day 2

Photo gallery - WTD workshop - LAs and CSOs working together for development

The partners of the project WTD after the second fruitful day of work in Brussels. Fiscal decentralisation, local governance, and development on the spotlight today 8 April.

'Political Devolution without fiscal decentralization is meaningless', said Michael Smyth, EESC


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