UNDEF : the United nations democracy fund

Abstract: UNDEF was established in 2005 as a United Nations General Trust Fund to support democratization efforts around the world. UNDEF supports projects that strengthen the voice of civil society, promote human rights, and encourage the participation of all groups in democratic processes. Author(s): UNDEF Source(s): , Published: 2013 United nations democracy fund (UNDEF), New…

OIDP : Observatorio internacional de la democracia participativa = IODP : International observatory on participatory democracy

Abstract: The International Observatory on Participatory Democracy (IOPD) is a space open to all cities in the world and all associations, organizations and research centres interested in learning about participatory democracy with the aim of deepening the roots of local democracy. Author(s): Source(s): , Published: 2013 Observatorio internacional de la democracia participativa (OIDP), Barcelona (Spanish;…

CCRE/CEMR : Council of European municipalities and regions = Conseil des communes et régions d’Europe

Abstract: The Council of European Municipalities represents 150,000 local governments in Europe. It has an active network for North/South local government cooperation that seeks to promote the exchange of experience and of best practice between the relevant parties. Author(s): Source(s): , Published: 2013 Council of European municipalities and regions (CEMR) = Conseil des communes et…

FCM : Federation of Canadian municipalities = Fédération canadienne des municipalités

Abstract: FCM (Federation of Canadian Municipalities) International provides ways for Canadian municipalities to engage with their counterparts around the world, to contribute knowledge, and to foster cooperation across a global network of local governments. Author(s): FCM Source(s): , Published: 2013 Federation of Canadian municipalities = Fédération canadienne des municipalités (FCM), Ottawa (English; French ISBN/ISSN: /…

AWEPA : European Parliamentarians with Africa

The Association of European Parliamentarians with Africa (AWEPA) works in partnership with African parliaments to strengthen parliamentary democracy in Africa and facilitate African-European parliamentary dialogue. The main goal is to eradicate poverty and support the attainment of the Millennium Development Goals, through the realization of human rights, democracy and development in Africa. Link: http://www.awepa.org/

Decentralization and popular democracy : governance from below in Bolivia

Abstract: This website provides access to the chapter summaries, primary data, and the full Spanish translation of Faguet’s book on Decentralization and Popular Democracy, which examines the long-term effect of decentralization on democracy, public services, and accountability, using the case of Bolivia. Author(s): LSE Source(s): , Published: 2013 London school of economics and political science…

Developmental local government : putting local government at the heart of development : Commonwealth local government conference, 14-17 May 2013, Kampala, Uganda

Abstract: This website provides information on the Commonwealth Local Government Conference of 14-17 May 2013 in Kampala, Uganda. It is entitled: developmental local government. Information includes video, a programme outline, key speakers, an online registration form, and news. Author(s): CLGF Source(s): , Published: 2013 Commonwealth local government forum (CLGF), London (English ISBN/ISSN: / Link: http://www.clgc2013.org/index.cfm