Decentralisation and Local Development – The European framework

Statement by the Director of ALDA, Antonella Valmorbida

“The process of decentralisation in the member countries of the European Union is a fact.

The levels of decentralisation reached and the modalities followed are very diverse, however we can only affirm that Europe is based on a strong decentralisation of the States and on a fundamental role played by local and regional authorities.” […]