The Strategy was launched in 2007, in Valencia (Spain), by the European Ministers responsible for Local and Regional Government and then endorsed by the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe in 2008 (1022nd meeting – 26 March 2008).
A Council of Europe’s
Stakeholders’ Platform steers this instrument and a European Label of Governance Excellence
(ELoGE) is awarded to local authorities having achieved a high overall level of governance and implementing the Strategy.
The Stakeholders’ Platform of the Council of Europe (‘The European Platform’) is the body that promotes the implementation of the Strategy for Innovation and Good Governance and delivers accreditation to national (or regional) platforms or bodies for granting the European Label of Governance Excellence (ELoGE). It also provides the necessary technical assistance to member States for developing such arrangements at the national level. (more...)
Meetings of the Stakeholders’ Platform
The Label of excellence ELoGE is a European price awarded to local authorities having achieved a high overall level of governance