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Human Resource Management System at Local Level in Serbia: Programme results

Hotel Metropol, Belgrade, Serbia 21 September 2021

A Conference on the "Overview of the Human Resource Management System in Local Self-Governments” will take place on 21 September 2021 at 9:30h, at the Hotel Metropol in Belgrade. It is organised by the joint EU-CoE Programme "Human Resources Management in Local Self-Government – phase 2". The...

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Webinaire : L’administration publique en tant que leader vert

23 september 2021 (16h00-17h0re en ligne

Le rapport de 2021 du Groupe d'experts intergouvernemental sur l'évolution du climat (GIEC) a conclu que le changement climatique est généralisé, rapide et s'intensifie. Le rapport a aussi souligné l'urgence de prendre des mesures décisives en vue de la transition vers une économie à faible...

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ELoGE in Spain: Fourth Round in the Basque Country

17 September 2021 Bilbao, spain

The Centre of Expertise for Good Governance of the Council of Europe has been supporting the implementation of the European Label of Governance Excellence (ELoGE) in the Basque Country since 2017. On 17 September 2021, the fourth round of ELoGE was launched by the Association of Basque...

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Slovakia: Experts meeting on Public Ethics Benchmarking

10 September 2021 Slovakia

In the framework of the joint EU - Council of Europe Project "Delivering Good Governance in Slovakia II Phase", the Centre of Expertise for Good Governance is organising a meeting of local experts to discuss the first draft of the National Score Card prepared on the basis of the Centre’s Public...

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Budapest Conference: Council of Europe instruments and tools to support cross-border cooperation

10 September 2021 Budapest, Hungary

The aim of the Council of Europe is to bring countries closer together based on shared principles and common heritage which transcend boundaries. To this end it has played a very important, pioneering role in the promotion of cross-border cooperation in Europe. Through a combination of...

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Le CDDG publie une étude sur l'impact de la transformation numérique sur la démocratie et la bonne gouvernance

6 septembre 2021 Strasbourg, France

Le Comité européen pour la démocratie et la gouvernance (CDDG) a préparé une étude sur l'impact de la transformation numérique, y compris l'intelligence artificielle et la prise de décision automatisée, sur la démocratie et la bonne gouvernance. L’étude explore l'impact de la transformation...

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Malta: ELoGE workshop

29 July 2021 online

ELoGE - European Label of Governance Excellence is awarded to municipalities which have demonstrated compliance with the 12 Principles of Good Democratic Governance, measured against a Council of Europe benchmark. Currently, ELoGE is being implemented in about 20 of the Council of Europe member...

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Decentralisation in Ukraine: A Successful Reform

28 July 2021 Kyiv, Ukraine

Decentralisation has been at the core of reform processes in several European countries during the last decades. Ukraine has not been an exception, as it launched its decentralisation reform in 2014. The Centre of Expertise for Good Governance has been supporting Ukraine in designing and...

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ELoGE award ceremony in Friuli Venezia Giulia

27 July 2021 Friuli Venezia Giulia Regional Council, Trieste

Over the past 10 years, the ELoGE - European Label of Governance Excellence programmes have been promoted and implemented in many Council of Europe member states such as Bulgaria, Norway, France, Ireland, Greece, Lithuania, Romania, Slovakia, Malta, Poland, Portugal, and Spain (Basque Country)....

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Online Briefing for the Serbian Media

15 July 2021 Serbia

A second briefing for media representatives of the municipalities of Kragujevac, Čačak, Užice, Bajina Bašta, Nova Varoš and Priboj was held online on 15 July 2021, in the framework of the European Union – Council of Europe Joint Programme “Human Resources Management in Local Self-government –...

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Environment and the private sector

In the framework of the World Forum for Democracy, the Democratic Governance Division is organising a series of webinars to explore the intersection of the environment, governance and democracy. The webinar on “Public private partnerships for green city solutions” took place on 20 July 2021....

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Good governance in Spain

16 July 2021 online

The Centre of Expertise for Good Governance of the Council of Europe is supporting different initiatives to promote good governance at a local level in Spain. On 16 July, the Centre participated in the online seminar entitled “Tools for Good Governance of Local Authorities and Public Sector...

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Press Briefing on the Programme Achievements in Serbia

1 July 2021 Serbia

In the framework of the European Union – Council of Europe Joint Programme "Human Resources Management in Local Self-Government – Phase 2", a media briefing was held on 1 July 2021 for journalists and representatives of the municipalities of Bečej, Kovin, Zrenjanin, Pančevo, Plandište and...

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Resilience Building Strategies: Training for Cyprus

15 July 2021 Online

Strengthening resilience at local level is a key element in order to ensure sustainability and long-term orientation, in line with one of the 12 Principles of Good Democratic Governance. For this reason, and as a part of implementation of the National Training Strategy in Cyprus, the Centre of...

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ELoGE in Hungary: First Workshop for Local Authorities

13 July 2021 Online meeting

ELoGE - European Label of Governance Excellence is awarded to municipalities which have demonstrated compliance with the 12 Principles of Good Democratic Governance, measured against a Council of Europe benchmark. Currently, ELoGE is being implemented in about 20 of the Council of Europe member...

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Webinar: Public Private Partnerships for Green City Solutions

20 JULY 2021 from 4.00-5.00 p.m. CET online

Can democracy save the environment? This is the guiding question of this year’s edition of World Forum for Democracy. In July, the World Forum for Democracy seeks to address this question by focusing on the intersection of the environment and the economy. In the framework of the World Forum for...

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7 Portuguese municipalities awarded European Label of Governance Excellence

28 June 2021 Loulé, Portugal

“Good quality governance is a foundation of democracy” acknowledged the Deputy Mayor of Loulé (Portugal) in receiving the European Label of Governance Excellence (ELoGE), symbolised by a crystal dodecahedron at the first ELoGE award ceremony in Portugal. The award ceremony was organised following...

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Second ELoGE Awards Ceremony in Greece

23 June 2021 Athens, Greece

ELoGE - European Label of Governance Excellence - is awarded to the municipalities which have demonstrated compliance with the 12 Principles of Good Democratic Governance, measured against a Council of Europe benchmark. Currently, ELoGE is being implemented in about 20 of the Council of Europe...

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Defining expenditure needs based on geography and demographics in Armenia

15 June 2021 Yerevan, Armenia

Participants to a public roundtable discussion on the topic of local finances in Armenia heard how the calculation of standard expenditure needs for local authorities based on geographical features and socio-demographic characteristics of the local population can improve local public services and...

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Green Initiatives at Local Level: Best Practice from Ukraine

17 June 2021 Ukraine, online

How can local authorities make their communities greener? Sustainability and long-term orientation is among the 12 Principles of Good Democratic Governance, and making “cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable” is one of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals of the...

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