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International Conference "Lessons learned from Territorial Consolidation Reforms - European Experience"
(Warsaw, Poland, 14-15 November 2008)
Poster for the Warsaw Conference
An international Conference on “Lessons Learned from Territorial Consolidation Reforms – European Experience” was co-organised by the Council of Europe and the Local Government and Public Service Reform Initiative in Warsaw from 14-15 November 2008. The conference discussed positive and negative outcomes of the territorial reforms undergone in Europe during the last decade and provide recommendations to policy makers.
Territorial consolidation in central and eastern Europe
Pawel Swianiewicz - Territorial fragmentation as a problem, consolidation as a solution?
Veli Kreci, Bekim Ymeri - Conceptualizing territorial re-organizational policy interventions in "the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia"
Jolanta Vaičiūnienė - The administrative-territorial reform in Lithuania: history and today
Michal Illner - Bottom-up territorial consolidation in the Czech Republic?
Georgian consolidation reform
David Melua - Georgian territorial reform as seen by the National Association of Local Authorities in Georgia
"Spatium" Research Club of Students - Shadows in a Cave: Georgian Consolidation Reform seen from a distance
Territorial consolidation reforms in EU "old member states"
Karsten Vrangbaek - The structural reform in Denmark in 2007 - Opening a policy window to address future challenges
Nikos Hlepas - Greek territorial consoliation uncompleted: From the first (1998) to the second (2008-?) wave of reforms
Hellmut Wollmann - Territorial reforms on local government levels in East German Länder
Colin Copus - English local government; neither local nor government
Territorial reforms - related issues
Robert Hertzog - Inter-Municipal Co-operation: a viable alternative for territorial consolidation?
Gabor Péteri - The role of neighbourhood government in managing territorially consolidated local governments
Open Society Institute/Local Government and Public Service Reform Initiative (OSI/ LGI) -http://lgi.osi.hu/
The Fiscal Decentralization Initiative for Central and Eastern Europe - http://lgi.osi.hu/documents.php?id=2/
The University of Warsaw - http://www.zripl.uw.edu.pl/index.php?artid=344&mnu=163/
Spatium Research Club of Students of Spatial Management at University of Warsaw