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NALAS Regional Workshop: Local Government Functions and Finance in the Changing Urban Rural Interplay in South-East Europe

  • Location: Zoom
  • Date: 21/05/2021
  • Time: 09:00 - 12:30

09:00 - 09:15 Opening remarks - Mr Karl Kössler, Project Coordinator, LoGov – Local Government and the Changing Urban-Rural Interplay; Senior Researcher, Institute for Comparative Federalism, Eurac Research

09:15 - 10:15 WP 1 – Local Responsibilities (early childhood education, education and fire protection)

Coffee break

10:20 - 12:00 WP 2 – Local Financial Arrangements (general purpose transfers and fiscal equalization)

12:00 - 12:30 Comparative Regional Insights & Concluding Remarks


LoGov – Local Government and the Changing Urban-Rural Interplay: Funded by the European Union’s H2020 scheme, the LoGov project’s ambition is to provide solutions for local governments to address the challenges that come along with increasing urbanization and the depopulation of rural areas. 18 partners from six continents identify, evaluate, compare and share innovative local government practices that cope with the impact of changing urban-rural relations (

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie SkÅ‚odowska-Curie grant agreement No 823961.

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