PROGRAMMES FOR CAPACITY
Activities in 2011
ELOGE trial, launched in 2010 in the Province of Gerona and the
municipalities of Gerona, Getafe, Málaga, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria,
San Sebastián-Donostia and Pineda de Mar, extended to other local
authorities in particular Siero and Badalona.
2nd meeting of Spanish pilot LGUs of ELOGE held to discuss in greater
detail the tools of the European Label.
A 3rd meeting held to reach agreement on the final version of the ELOGE
tools to be used in Spain and to discuss with Spanish Ministry of the
Interior and FEMP the possible timetable for its implementation in
Activities in 2010
Experimentation of the European Label of Good Governance and
Innovation as well as launch of a new citizen participation programme –
Spanish and French pilot cities of the label and of the citizen
Date and location
26 and 27 October 2010 in Gerona
the expediency of launching the Council of Europe European Label
(ELoGE) in Spain
the relevance of such an instrument for Spanish authorities, and the
steps which this would require
Participants exchanged views on ways to promote local-level innovation
and good governance internationally
to evaluate the progress of municipal action (performance management)
to develop citizen participation at local level
Programme on citizen participation at local level
7 Spanish local authorities (Province of Gerona and the cities of
Gerona, Malaga, Getafe, San Sebastien, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and
Pineda de Mar)
two French cities of Strasbourg and Bordeaux (pilot cities of ELoGE).
focused on the use of the related Centre of Expertise tool that
includes a detailed questionnaire to be filled in by local authorities
and a template for drawing up a plan of improvement of citizen
participants were invited to describe the relevant approaches
established by their own local authorities, and to study those of the
other local stakeholders attending.
A UK representative presented the experience of British local
government in applying performance management mechanisms, which inspired
some of the Label’s principles, and in promoting citizen participation.
Road-test of the Programme on Public Ethics Benchmarking and
5 Spanish municipalities.