Strategy for Innovation and Good Governance at Local Level
Strategy for Innovation and Good Governance at Local Level is a practical instrument consisting of twelve principles aiming at improving the governance at the local level and the quality of citizens’ life as a result.
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.
Booklet presenting the Strategy and its tools
The 12 principles for good governance at local level, with tools for implementation
The Label of excellence ELoGE is a European price awarded to local authorities having achieved a high overall level of governance
The European stakeholders’ platform is a body that follows and gives guidance regarding the implementation of the Strategy, and develops it in the light of experience.
Towards the implementation