The Platforma Seminar
30 September and 1 October 2013, Rabat (Morocco)
The European Voice of Local and Regional Authorities for Development, organized Platforma on 30 September and 1 October 2013, in Rabat, at Le Diwan Hotel, a seminar on Dialogue and Capacity Development for the Local and Regional Authorities in the Maghreb , in the areas of Development and Local Governance.
During the seminar, which was attended by about sixty participants including several mayors and representatives of Local and Regional Governments of Maghreb, such as the Mayor of Nouakchott, the Deputy Mayor of Rabat and the President of the Network of Local Elected Women of Africa (NLEWA), several themes were addressed and were the subject of fruitful exchanges, notably on the new Communication for Local Authorities published by the European Commission in May 2013, governance and the post 2015 agenda, and the inclusion of the local level, particularly with regard to the gender issues.
Mr. Jean Pierre Elong Mbassi , Secretary General of UCLG Africa, on behalf of his organization contributed to the coordination of exchanges on the highly important content of the new communication of the European Commission for Local Authorities.