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  • NALAS XI General Assembly explores solutions for Increasing Municipal Investment Capacities in South-East Europe 14.04.2016

    Pri1 Over one hundred representatives of local governments and local government associations from SEE met in Prishtina on 14 and 15 April 2016 for the XI NALAS General Assembly and a thematic session on Increasing Municipal Investment Capacities in SEE.

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  • Appeal of the SCTM of Serbia in regards to the refugee, migrant and asylum crisis 07.10.2015

    Refugees SCTM appeals to its members-towns and municipalities in Serbia, as well as the international public, especially the SCTM partners, for urgent action to better manage the ongoing refugee, migrant and asylum crisis.

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  • NALAS EU Strategy discussed by the Association Development Task Force 01.10.2015

    AD_TF NALAS Association Development Task Force met on 1 October 2015 in Zagreb, Croatia to discuss the perspective of Network's activities in the EU integration area.

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  • The Annual Forum of Local Authorities of South-East Europe confirms solidarity of local governments in dealing with challenges 21.05.2015

    GAP6 Hundreds of Mayors from twelve countries of South-East Europe came to Plovdiv, Bulgaria to take part in the Annual Forum of Local Authorities of South East Europe, organized by NALAS,

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  • NALAS Declaration on Active Involvement of Local Authorities of South East Europe 01.04.2010

    During its 5th general assembly held in Istanbul on December 11, 2009, NALAS, the network of 15 local governments’ associations of South East Europe, adopted a declaration addressing the role of the local authorities of South East Europe in the EU Integration Process. This declaration is a result of a continuous commitment of NALAS and its members to an effective process of EU integration and a round table discussion at the NALAS General Assembly meeting.

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  • Talent for Governance 18.01.2010

    During its 5th general assembly held in Istanbul on December 11, 2009, NALAS, the network of 15 local governments’ associations of South East Europe, adopted a declaration addressing the role of the local authorities of South East Europe in the EU Integration Process. This declaration is a result of a continuous commitment of NALAS and its members to an effective process of EU integration and a round table discussion at the NALAS General Assembly meeting.

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  • Economic and financial crisis: impact on towns and regions worse than thought! 04.01.2010

    cemr Contrary to statements by EU and international institutions that 2010 will see an economic and financial improvement, Europe's local and regional authorities fear that 2010 will be as difficult as 2009 or even worse. This is the main finding of CEMR's second survey on the impact of the crisis on Europe's towns and regions. The survey was compiled from the data provided by 32 associations of local and regional government members of the Council of European Municipalities and Regions.

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  • Brochure “Western Balkans: How residents view their local authorities” 07.09.2009

    westernbalkansbrochure In cooperation with CEMR and Gallup, NALAS has prepared a brochure “Western Balkans: How residents view their local authorities”. It presents the most important findings from the Gallup Balkan Monitor survey at a local level, that will be published in Autumn 2009. The report summarizes findings relevant to local governments in the Western Balkans, collected in the 2008 wave of the Gallup Balkan Monitor (GBM) - a multi-year project undertaken by Gallup and the European Fund for the Balkans (EFB). It examines how changes in various aspects of life in the Western Balkans are perceived over a period of time.

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  • Role of Local Government Associations of South East Europe in Training Delivery to Local Authorities 23.07.2008

    roletraining During February 2008, NALAS surveyed its members to gather facts and best practices, challenges and recommendations for strengthening their training capacities. The survey covered several important issues, such as the development and implementation of a National Training Strategy, Training Delivery, the Training Capacities of Associations and the funding of training; it identified good and bad experiences and set out key questions in all these fields. This Survey Report, The Role of Local Government Associations in Training Delivery at Local Level, presents the most significant findings and offers policy recommendations.

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  • NALAS PCM Training, held in Ptuj, Slovenia, 16-17 July 2008 16.07.2008

    pcm1 NALAS workshop on Project Cycle Management was organized on 16-17 July in Ptuj, Slovenia, in cooperation with Oikos, Slovenian consultancy company. The event was hosted by the Slovenian Association of Municipalities (SOS), while the participants were representatives of NALAS member associations’ staff responsible for project preparation and implementation. The purpose of the workshop was to get acquainted with Slovenian experiences on the use of EU funds, as well as to learn through tips and tricks on programming, funds available, preparation of project proposals and budgets according to the EU rules, as well as on the establishment of winning consortia.

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