Roundtable: Artificial Intelligence and the future of democracy

20 September 2019, 9.30-12 noon Strasbourg, Palais de l'Europe, room 5

What impact will artificial intelligence have on political and administrative decision-making processes and the functioning of democratic institutions? A roundtable discussion introduced by Secretary General Ms Marija PEJČINOVIĆ BURIĆ is organised to mark International Day of Democracy. Leading...

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Steering Committee Meetings of the Technical Assistance Project on Delivering Good Governance in Greece

18-19 September 2019 Atens, Greece

The Centre of Expertise organised the Steering Committee Meetings of the joint EU/CoE "Technical Assistance Project on Delivering Good Governance in Greece". The project is composed by two different Parts, respectively focusing on Inter-Municipal Cooperation and on emergency sheltering services...

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Launch of the new Council of Europe Project on Delivering Good Governance in Slovak Republic

12 September 2019 Bratislava, Slovak Republic

The first Programme Board meeting took place in Bratislava in order to discuss and agree on the activities of the Project, co-funded by the European Union and the Council of Europe and implemented by the Centre of Expertise, in cooperation with the Slovak Ministry of Interior, the Ministry of...

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Launch of the new Council of Europe Project on Delivering Good Governance in Lithuania

10 September 2019 Vilnius, Lithuania

The first Project Board meeting took place in Vilnius in order to discuss and agree on the activities of the above Project which is funded by the European Union and implemented by the Centre of Expertise, in cooperation with the Lithuanian Ministry of Interior and the Association of Local...

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Peer review report “Democratic governance in metropolitan areas in Ukraine, focusing on Kyiv Region” presented

24 July 2019 Kyiv, Ukraine

The Council of Europe peer review report “Democratic governance in metropolitan areas in Ukraine, focusing on Kyiv Region” was presented in Kyiv on 24 July 2019. The report was prepared by a team of four international peers from city agglomerations in Germany (Hamburg), Italy (Turin), Poland...

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Leadership Academy for Cross Border Cooperation: Hungary-Ukraine

8-12 July 2019 Yanoshi, Ukraine

The Centre of Expertise for Good Governance, in cooperation with CESCI - Central European Service for Cross Border Initiatives, is organising the first training on cross-border cooperation for local authorities of Ukraine and Hungary from 8 to 12 July 2019. Two trainings will be held in Ukraine,...

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“Professional development of employees in local self-governments in entrusted responsibilities within the field of public administration”

28 June 2019 Belgrade, Serbia

On Friday, 28 June, at Hotel Hyatt, Belgrade, in cooperation with the Ministry for Public Administration and Local Self-government (MPALSG), the Joint Programme of the European Union and the Council of Europe Project “Human Resources Management in Local Self-Government – Phase 2” organised a...

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Meetings in Kyiv to support the strengthening of local governance in Ukraine

20-21 June 2019 Kyiv, Ukraine

Workshop-training on legal challenges to the amalgamation process, 20 June: lawyers, officials of local authorities and mayors from amalgamated communities discussed the current challenges in ensuring the legal representation of local authorities’ interests in court in the context of the...

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Council of Europe Peer Review on Supervision and Internal Audit of Local Governments

3-6 June 2019 Bratislava, Slovak Republic

The Centre of Expertise, in cooperation with the European Committee on Democracy and Governance, is organising a peer review on Supervision and audit of local authorities upon request of the Ministry of Interior of the Slovak Republic. Peers and experts from the UK, France, Denmark, Greece,...

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Leadership Academy for cross-border cooperation in Serbia

3 June 2019 Pirot, Serbia

The first stage of the Leadership Academy for cross-border cooperation have started on 3rd June in the border region Bulgaria-Serbia with the opening ceremony in the City Hall of Pirot (Serbia). The academy is organised by the Council of Europe, City of Pirot, Euroregion Nišava and Central...

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