This training module was developed with the financial support of the European Union. Its content is the sole responsibility of the project "AGREED - Activating government reform to improve development" funded by the European Union. The content of the module belongs to the authors and does not necessarily reflect the vision of the European Union.

The course can be viewed here.

We present the brochure "Participatory Democracy" which was developed and published in the project "Strengthen Civil Society At The Local Level To Build Stronger Communities" funded by NED - National Endowment for Democracy and implemented by ALDA - European Association for Local Democracy. The project “Strengthen Civil Society At The Local Level To Build Stronger Communities” is implemented in parallel with the project “AGREED - Activating Government Reform for Enhancing Development”, co-financed by the European Union.

The aim of the brochure is to present and highlight the role of participatory democracy at the local level, the levels of citizen participation, the criteria needed to define civil participation and to demonstrate some successful practices implemented in the Republic of Moldova.

The brochure can be downloaded here.

In this first episode of the ALDA Talks series, ALDA Secretary-General Antonella Valmorbida and Fundraising & External Relations Manager Sofia Corsi present on the theme of participatory processes at the local level, with the introduction of Membership Officer Eva Trentin.

In this second episode of the ALDA Talks series, expert Milene Matos from the Municipality of Lousada, Portugal shares her extensive expertise on local governance for sustainability and the Lousada municipal strategy for environmental actions; and ALDA Project Development Officer Lavinia Traina showcases EU funding opportunities to finance environmental projects.

ALDA, within the AGREED project co-financed by the European Union, organizes the planned trainings for the representatives of the Local Public Associations and the Civil Society Organizations. These trainings are co-funded by the National Endowment for Democracy (NED).

If you are interested in up-coming trainings, please contact us.

 Victor Cotruta ,

ALDA, Eastern Partnership Project Coordinator


Tel. +373 69125345

The training agenda can be consulted here: link

Only 19% of mobile EU citizens voted to the 2014 European elections. Why? Which barriers EU mobile citizens experience when trying to vote in the host country? Which initiatives have been developed to tackle the issue for next 2019 European elections? This is what the webinar that took place on January 29th has dug into. With their stories and experiences, Thomas Huddlestone, leader of VoteBrussels campaign and research director at the Migration Policy Group, and Anna Zaremba, EU Rights Coordinator at the European Citizen Action Service (ECAS) lead the participants to explore the trends, barriers and initiatives about the exercise of voting rights of EU mobile citizens.

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