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:

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, Brussels (English ISBN/ISSN: / Link:…

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, [Brussels (English ISBN/ISSN: /…

ACP-LGP : the Africa Caribbean Pacific local government platform = Plateforme des collectivités locales des pays Afrique Caraïbes Pacifique

Abstract: The ACP Local Government Platform was created in 2001 to improve the quality of local governments’ participation in ACP-EC cooperation. The ACPLGP website is intended for Local Government associations throughout the Africa Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries. Author(s): Source(s): , Published: 2011 ACP-LG platform, Brussels (English; French ISBN/ISSN: / Link:

ARIAL programme : supporting and strengthening local government associations at ACP national and regional levels

Abstract: ARIAL improves the participative power of local governments through the strengthening of its primal representative bodies; the Associations of Local Governments (LGA’s) at national, regional and sub-continental level. Author(s): EU Source(s): , Published: 2011 European commission (EU). ARIAL programme, Brussels (English ISBN/ISSN: / Link: