<![CDATA[Congress of Local Authorities from Moldova]]> http://www.calm.md/ 15.10.2018 en http://www.calm.md/ Copyright (c) 2018 http://www.calm.md/EU financial assistance available to local and regional authorities in Eastern Partnership countries <![CDATA[EU financial assistance available to local and regional authorities in Eastern Partnership countries // Studies and publications]]> http://www.calm.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=217&id=4755&t=/Expertise-assistance-and-training-center/Writing-projects/Studies-and-publications/EU-financial-assistance-available-to-local-and-regional-authorities-in-Eastern-Partnership-countries/ ]]> 15.10.2018 10:13 EU financial assistance available to local and regional authorities in Eastern Partnership countries <![CDATA[EU financial assistance available to local and regional authorities in Eastern Partnership countries // Press Releases]]> http://www.calm.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=66&id=4757&t=/PRESS-SERVICE/Press-Releases/EU-financial-assistance-available-to-local-and-regional-authorities-in-Eastern-Partnership-countries/ ]]> 15.10.2018 10:13 CEMR retreat with partners <![CDATA[CEMR retreat with partners // Press Releases]]> http://www.calm.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=66&id=4756&t=/PRESS-SERVICE/Press-Releases/CEMR-retreat-with-partners/ During the 1st Edition of CEMR’s retreat with its partners held on 26-27 September 2018 in Brussels, NALAS participated with President Darko Fras and Executive Director Kelmend Zajazi in the round table “Brexit/neighbourhood/future enlargement” as part of the overarching topic dedicated ]]> 10.10.2018 10:21 FEATURE The mayor // How Tatiana Badan attempts to arrest the decline of the Moldovan village Selemet. <![CDATA[FEATURE The mayor // How Tatiana Badan attempts to arrest the decline of the Moldovan village Selemet. // Press Releases]]> http://www.calm.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=66&id=4734&t=/PRESS-SERVICE/Press-Releases/FEATURE-The-mayor-How-Tatiana-Badan-attempts-to-arrest-the-decline-of-the-Moldovan-village-Selemet/ Selemet is a village in the Republic of Moldova: abandoned, tumbledown, forgotten – like so many. A quarter of the 5,000-strong population lives abroad, while those who remain attempt to arrest the decline – above all Tatiana Badan, the village mayor.]]> 05.10.2018 10:15 MEPs have made it clear: cities have a crucial role to play in EU policy-making <![CDATA[MEPs have made it clear: cities have a crucial role to play in EU policy-making // Press Releases]]> http://www.calm.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=66&id=4531&t=/PRESS-SERVICE/Press-Releases/MEPs-have-made-it-clear-cities-have-a-crucial-role-to-play-in-EU-policy-making/ This is a great victory for local government and their associations. Today, members of the European Parliament voted in favour of a resolution on the “Role of cities in the institutional framework of the Union”. It aims to establish a legal basis to allow cities and their representative associations to be formally and systematically involved in EU decision-making.]]> 03.07.2018 19:08 CONNECT is looking for municipal expertise for Sri Lanka and Moldova <![CDATA[CONNECT is looking for municipal expertise for Sri Lanka and Moldova // Press Releases]]> http://www.calm.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=66&id=4465&t=/PRESS-SERVICE/Press-Releases/CONNECT-is-looking-for-municipal-expertise-for-Sri-Lanka-and-Moldova/ The CONNECT team is happy to present to you two new opportunities for learning and exchange from colleagues: one in Moldova and one in Sri Lanka.]]> 07.06.2018 14:53 First Annual conference of the EMEN project <![CDATA[First Annual conference of the EMEN project // News]]> http://www.calm.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=34&id=4368&t=/PRESS-SERVICE/News/First-Annual-conference-of-the-EMEN-project/ ALDA attended, together with all the project’s partners, the EMEN project conference entitled “Why Migrant Entrepreneurship Matters?” in the Social Impact Lab in Munich on the 23-24 April 2018. Before the public event, the partners met altogether to discuss about the project, the partners’ role, what has been done so far and what the next steps are. ]]> 04.05.2018 06:18 The Canadian Fund for Local Initiatives announces call for proposals for the 2018-2019 projects <![CDATA[The Canadian Fund for Local Initiatives announces call for proposals for the 2018-2019 projects // News]]> http://www.calm.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=34&id=4367&t=/PRESS-SERVICE/News/The-Canadian-Fund-for-Local-Initiatives-announces-call-for-proposals-for-the-2018-2019-projects/ For over three decades, Canada has funded modest-scale development assistance projects in over 120 countries through the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI). The CFLI in the Republic of Moldova supports small projects proposed and implemented by local NGOs and other community-based organizations that address identified needs of local communities.]]> 04.05.2018 06:14 Digitals tools to foster youth engagement at the local level - the project YouthMetre experience <![CDATA[Digitals tools to foster youth engagement at the local level - the project YouthMetre experience // News]]> http://www.calm.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=34&id=4369&t=/PRESS-SERVICE/News/Digitals-tools-to-foster-youth-engagement-at-the-local-level-the-project-YouthMetre-experience/ On 24 April, ALDA, in partnership with 5 other European organisations, held the Final Conference of the project YouthMetre.]]> 02.05.2018 06:21 Andrew DAWSON : "We must communicate in a language that enables citizens to participate fully and deeply in local democracy" <![CDATA[Andrew DAWSON : "We must communicate in a language that enables citizens to participate fully and deeply in local democracy" // News]]> http://www.calm.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=34&id=4372&t=/PRESS-SERVICE/News/Andrew-DAWSON-We-must-communicate-in-a-language-that-enables-citizens-to-participate-fully-and-deeply-in-local-democracy/ “If a local authority wants truly to meet the needs of its citizens, it must communicate in a language which is readily understood and enables the citizen to participate fully and deeply in local democracy,” stated Andrew DAWSON (United Kingdom, CRE-ECR), member of the Congress Chamber of Regions, at the Parliamentary Assembly Hearing on minority languages on 25 April 2018. ]]> 25.04.2018 06:38 Bilateral meeting of Congress President and United Nations Special Rapporteur on Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs): The role of Local Authorities is essential to ensure appropriate conditions of living to IDPs <![CDATA[Bilateral meeting of Congress President and United Nations Special Rapporteur on Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs): The role of Local Authorities is essential to ensure appropriate conditions of living to IDPs // News]]> http://www.calm.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=34&id=4371&t=/PRESS-SERVICE/News/Bilateral-meeting-of-Congress-President-and-United-Nations-Special-Rapporteur-on-Human-Rights-of-Internally-Displaced-Persons-IDPs-The-role-of-Local-Authorities-is-essential-to-ensure-appropriate-conditions-of-living-to-IDPs/ During a bilateral meeting with Cecilia JIMENEZ-DAMARY, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons, Congress President Gudrun MOSLER-TÖRNSTRÖM underlined the commitment of the Congress in addressing human rights issues of IDPs. She informed the Special ]]> 25.04.2018 06:34 NALAS Newsletter April 2018: Gender Equality in the focus <![CDATA[NALAS Newsletter April 2018: Gender Equality in the focus // Press Releases]]> http://www.calm.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=66&id=4334&t=/PRESS-SERVICE/Press-Releases/NALAS-Newsletter-April-2018-Gender-Equality-in-the-focus/ In this edition of the Newsletter, you will read about inspiring women and men and the changes they make in their communities. You will also learn about different tools and best practices that might be used in your own context. ]]> 23.04.2018 12:50 4th Balkan Youth Forum focusing on youth participation to be held in Skopje <![CDATA[4th Balkan Youth Forum focusing on youth participation to be held in Skopje // News]]> http://www.calm.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=34&id=4370&t=/PRESS-SERVICE/News/4th-Balkan-Youth-Forum-focusing-on-youth-participation-to-be-held-in-Skopje/ The 4th Balkan youth forum for local democracy will take place from 14th to 17th May in Skopje. The topic of the forum is “Creativity and innovations towards active youth participation in the Balkans”.]]> 23.04.2018 06:24 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) must go local and leave no one behind <![CDATA[Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) must go local and leave no one behind // Press Releases]]> http://www.calm.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=66&id=4320&t=/PRESS-SERVICE/Press-Releases/Sustainable-Development-Goals-SDGs-must-go-local-and-leave-no-one-behind/ What are the challenges in bringing 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) closer to community level, how to achieve social inclusion and what is the way forward – all these questions are in the focus of the “Regional conference ]]> 20.04.2018 07:23 The 13th NALAS General Assembly discusses important issues for local governments in South-East Europe <![CDATA[The 13th NALAS General Assembly discusses important issues for local governments in South-East Europe // Press Releases]]> http://www.calm.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=66&id=4319&t=/PRESS-SERVICE/Press-Releases/The-13th-NALAS-General-Assembly-discusses-important-issues-for-local-governments-in-South-East-Europe/ Over 70 representatives of local governments and local government associations from the whole South-East Europe (SEE) met in the Brdo Congress Centre on 18 April 2018 for the 13th General Assembly of their umbrella organisation, NALAS. Mr. Mićo Mićić, Mayor of the ]]> 20.04.2018 07:21 Call for participants for the e-learning course in “Introduction of Gender Mainstreaming at Local Level” <![CDATA[Call for participants for the e-learning course in “Introduction of Gender Mainstreaming at Local Level” // Press Releases]]> http://www.calm.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=66&id=4179&t=/PRESS-SERVICE/Press-Releases/Call-for-participants-for-the-e-learning-course-in-Introduction-of-Gender-Mainstreaming-at-Local-Level/ Interested to learn about the gender issue and its relevance for the individual and the society? How does our gender identity influence opportunities and obstacles in the society regardless if we are aware of it or not? How local governments ]]> 25.01.2018 13:00 Cookbook: Taste the Balkans <![CDATA[Cookbook: Taste the Balkans // Press Releases]]> http://www.calm.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=66&id=4022&t=/PRESS-SERVICE/Press-Releases/Cookbook-Taste-the-Balkans/ NALAS is launching a campaign for producing the Cookbook: Taste the Balkans. ]]> 14.11.2017 16:42 Moldova: Council of Europe's Congress examines the Chișinău mayor's suspension <![CDATA[Moldova: Council of Europe's Congress examines the Chișinău mayor's suspension // Press Releases]]> http://www.calm.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=66&id=3990&t=/PRESS-SERVICE/Press-Releases/Moldova-Council-of-Europes-Congress-examines-the-Chiinau-mayors-suspension/ The Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe examined the report presented on 19 October 2017 by Gunn Marit HELGESEN (Sweden EPP/CCE) concerning the situation of Dorin CHIRTOACA, Mayor of Chișinău and Vice-president of the Congress. Ms HELGESEN had visited Chișinău in August 2017 and met Mr CHIRTOACA, who had been under house arrest since 26 May 2017 and suspended from his office of mayor. ]]> 06.11.2017 16:10 Expert Training Programme 'Smart Municipalism and Cyber Security' was Organized in Istanbul <![CDATA[Expert Training Programme 'Smart Municipalism and Cyber Security' was Organized in Istanbul // Press Releases]]> http://www.calm.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=66&id=3966&t=/PRESS-SERVICE/Press-Releases/Expert-Training-Programme-Smart-Municipalism-and-Cyber-Security-was-Organized-in-Istanbul/ Programme on "Smart Municipalism and Cyber Security" organized by Union of Turkic World Municipalities (TDBB), Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA), Fatih Municipality, Ümraniye Municipality, Pendik Municipality and Zeytinburnu Municipality, where 13 experts from 7 different countries participated, was held in Istanbul on 15-21 October. 2017. Programme successfully finished after numerous presentations and fieldwork were conducted.]]> 31.10.2017 21:37 CDM - NALAS EU fund raising, Validation Workshop, Ohrid, Macedonia, 20-21. 06. '17 <![CDATA[CDM - NALAS EU fund raising, Validation Workshop, Ohrid, Macedonia, 20-21. 06. '17 // Press Releases]]> http://www.calm.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=66&id=3719&t=/PRESS-SERVICE/Press-Releases/CDM-NALAS-EU-fund-raising-Validation-Workshop-Ohrid-Macedonia-20-21-06-17/ The project "Capacity Building Measures of the Network of Associations of Local Authorities of South-East Europe, NALAS", enables utilization, i.e. mobilization of EU funds. Target group are the employees of the associations of local self-governments and the NALAS secretariat who are engaged for funds applications for implementation of projects. ]]> 26.06.2017 13:37 Report: Benchmarking on Solid Waste Management in South-East Europe 2015 <![CDATA[Report: Benchmarking on Solid Waste Management in South-East Europe 2015 // Press Releases]]> http://www.calm.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=66&id=3742&t=/PRESS-SERVICE/Press-Releases/Report-Benchmarking-on-Solid-Waste-Management-in-South-East-Europe-2015/ This Report has been prepared by the members of the Task Force on Solid Waste and Water Management (TF SWWM) of the Network of Associations of Local Authorities of South East Europe (NALAS). It is the second issue and presents the progress in solid waste management of the countries in South East Europe (SEE) for 2015, comparing it to the baseline year of 2014.]]> 17.06.2017 15:14 Guide to Raising Awareness at Municipal Level <![CDATA[Guide to Raising Awareness at Municipal Level // Press Releases]]> http://www.calm.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=66&id=3741&t=/PRESS-SERVICE/Press-Releases/Guide-to-Raising-Awareness-at-Municipal-Level/ Renovating and refurbishing the building stock in Europe is an enormous task that cannot be shouldered by public investment only. ]]> 17.06.2017 15:13 Report: How to Improve Investment Climate at Local Level <![CDATA[Report: How to Improve Investment Climate at Local Level // Press Releases]]> http://www.calm.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=66&id=3740&t=/PRESS-SERVICE/Press-Releases/Report-How-to-Improve-Investment-Climate-at-Local-Level/ This report is developed within the Project EmBuild - Empower public authorities to establish a long-term strategy for mobilizing investment in the energy efficient renovation of the building stock. It presents possible measures for improving the investment climate at local level. ]]> 17.06.2017 15:12 New edition of the Fiscal Decentralisation Indicators Report (2006-2015) <![CDATA[New edition of the Fiscal Decentralisation Indicators Report (2006-2015) // Press Releases]]> http://www.calm.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=66&id=3739&t=/PRESS-SERVICE/Press-Releases/New-edition-of-the-Fiscal-Decentralisation-Indicators-Report-2006-2015/ This is the sixth edition of the Report, as an ongoing effort to provide policy–makers and analysts with reliable comparative data on municipal finances and intergovernmental fiscal relations in South–East Europe. The report consists of four sections. The first reviews the ]]> 17.06.2017 15:11 Sustainable water management on the agenda of SEE Mayors <![CDATA[Sustainable water management on the agenda of SEE Mayors // Press Releases]]> http://www.calm.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=66&id=3651&t=/PRESS-SERVICE/Press-Releases/Sustainable-water-management-on-the-agenda-of-SEE-Mayors/ The XII General Assembly of NALAS this year takes place within the annual Danube Water Conference (17-19 May 2017, Vienna, Austria), bringing together SEE Mayors to discuss topics related to sustainable water management and provision of quality services to their citizens and addressing the challenges of financing water services for development. The conference is organised by NALAS’ partners: IAWD, GIZ and the World Bank.]]> 19.05.2017 17:03 SUSTAINABLE WATER MANAGEMENT ON THE AGENDA OF SEE MAYORS <![CDATA[SUSTAINABLE WATER MANAGEMENT ON THE AGENDA OF SEE MAYORS // Press Releases]]> http://www.calm.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=66&id=3645&t=/PRESS-SERVICE/Press-Releases/SUSTAINABLE-WATER-MANAGEMENT-ON-THE-AGENDA-OF-SEE-MAYORS/ Vienna, 16 May 2017 – The XII General Assembly of the Network of Associations of Local Authorities of South-East Europe (NALAS) this year takes place within the annual Danube Water Conference (17-19 May 2017, Vienna, Austria), bringing together SEE Mayors to discuss topics related to sustainable water management and provision of quality services to their citizens. ]]> 19.05.2017 11:16 Governing Board of ALDA meets in Toruń, Poland <![CDATA[Governing Board of ALDA meets in Toruń, Poland // News]]> http://www.calm.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=34&id=3636&t=/PRESS-SERVICE/News/Governing-Board-of-ALDA-meets-in-Torun-Poland/ On 11 May 2017, the Governing Board of ALDA met in Toruń, Poland.]]> 16.05.2017 10:03 Migrants, native from 23 communities contributed 2 mln. lei to local development <![CDATA[Migrants, native from 23 communities contributed 2 mln. lei to local development // Press Releases]]> http://www.calm.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=66&id=3935&t=/PRESS-SERVICE/Press-Releases/Migrants-native-from-23-communities-contributed-2-mln-lei-to-local-development/ March 15 2017 –Migrants, originating from 23localities Moldova contributed 2mln leifor development projects in their native localities. The last three months were marked by the„For home with love”campaign organized by partner localities of the Migration and Local Development Project (MiDL). ]]> 15.03.2017 11:07 President of the Association of Mayors of the Central African Republic visited CALM! <![CDATA[President of the Association of Mayors of the Central African Republic visited CALM! // Press Releases]]> http://www.calm.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=66&id=3551&t=/PRESS-SERVICE/Press-Releases/President-of-the-Association-of-Mayors-of-the-Central-African-Republic-visited-CALM/ ]]> 24.02.2017 13:55 NALAS Report on SWM Benchmarking in SEE 2015 <![CDATA[NALAS Report on SWM Benchmarking in SEE 2015 // Press Releases]]> http://www.calm.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=66&id=3547&t=/PRESS-SERVICE/Press-Releases/NALAS-Report-on-SWM-Benchmarking-in-SEE-2015/ ]]> 23.02.2017 17:26