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/

Managing Africa’s Natural Resources towards Achieving the Millennium Development Goals: Concept Note

Abstract: The seminar “Managing Africa’s Natural Resources Towards Achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)” (Rome, 28 Sep. 2012) serves to promote a dialogue on the roles and responsibilities of both European and African parliamentarians in the management of natural resources, incl. land. Contents: Millennium Development Goals: How Africa is Fairing Africa’s Natural Resources: Opportunity or…

Platforma : the European voice of local and regional authorities for development = la voix européenne des autorités locales et régionales pour le développement

Abstract: The European Platform of Local and Regional Authorities for Development is the voice of local and regional authorities and of their organizations to the European institutions. It supports the dialogue between European local authorities and EU institutions in charge of Development policy. Author(s): Source(s): , Published: 2012 Platforma, Paris [etc.] (English; French ISBN/ISSN: /…

New partnerships in decentralised cooperation

Abstract: The objectives of this EU-sponsored, inclusive High-Level Platform are to: (1) demonstrate the relevance of local and regional governments; (2) highlight the growing importance of public-private partnerships; and (3) provide local and regional governments with a theoretical and practical framework. Author(s): Source(s): , [6] p., ill. Published: 2012 Eudevdays.eu, Brussels (English ISBN/ISSN: / Link:…

Development opportunities

Abstract: A database with information on the local government situation, government policy, and donor policies in each ACP country. It also provides links to local government associations in the country, national local government partners, and regional local government representation. Author(s): EU Source(s): , Published: 2011 European commission (EU). ARIAL programme, Brussels (English ISBN/ISSN: / Link:…

Non-state actors and local authorities in development

Abstract: This thematic programme “Non-state actors and local authorities in development” aims at encouraging non-state actors and local authorities, both from the EU and in developing countries, to get more involved in development issues. It is a programme of the DG EuropeAid Development and Cooperation. Author(s): EU Source(s): , Published: 2011 European commission (EC), Brussels…

Strengthening broad-based inclusive ownership and accountability : a synthesis of key findings and cluster A messages for the working party on aid effectiveness and high level forum 4

Abstract: An overview of the research, presentations and discussions provided through WP-EFF Cluster A on Ownership and Accountability is presented. Key actors of inclusive ownership are local governments, civil society and other non-state actors for development. Issues for debate in Busan are identified. Author(s): Source(s): , 24 p. Published: 2011 Capacity4dev.eu, [Brussels (English ISBN/ISSN: /…