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European Label of Governance Excellence (ELoGE) Award Ceremony in the Basque Country (Spain)

San Sebastian, Spain 20 March 2018
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5 basque municipalities have just been awarded the European Label of Governance’ Excellence. Congratulations to Basauri, Erumua, Irun, Leioa & Urnieta for achieving a high overall level of good governance. Photo © EUDEL

5 basque municipalities have just been awarded the European Label of Governance’ Excellence. Congratulations to Basauri, Erumua, Irun, Leioa & Urnieta for achieving a high overall level of good governance. Photo © EUDEL

The Centre of Expertise and the Association of Basque Municipalities (EUDEL) awarded on Tuesday 20 March, the European Label of Governance Excellence, to 5 Basque municipalities (Basauri, Erumua, Irun, Leioa and Urnieta) having achieved a high overall level of good governance.

The label is symbolised by a crystal dodecahedron engraved with the 12 European principles of good democratic governance. In 2017, the Centre of Expertise launched a pilot good governance project in the Basque country - 9 municipalities participated in the project. A round table to exchange experiences and present the results of the project was organised, in the presence of mayors, councillors.

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