European Local and Regional Government Association (ELRGA)

Association européenne des elus locaux et régionaux (AEELR)
Europäische Kommunal- und Regionalpolitische Vereinigung (EKRPV)

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History

Sep 1978, as Association européenne des élus locaux démocrates chrétiens, following steps taken, Oct 1977, Lisbon (Portugal), by European Union of Christian Democrats (EUCD) and European People's Party (EPP). Subsequently adopted the English and French titles European Association of Locally and Regionally Elected Christian Democrats (EALRER) -- Association européenne des élus locaux et régionaux démocrates chrétiens (AEELR) and the current German title. Refounded 16 Apr 1993, Brussels (Belgium), having been dormant some years. Currently a 'recognized association' within the meaning of the statutes of EUDC and EPP.

Aims

Promote strong self-government in municipalities, districts, regions and other territorial entities as essential for Europe's future; strive for a united and federal Europe based on freedom, justice and solidarity and on the principle of subsidiarity; defend and strengthen local and regional self-government as a requirement for a Community based on freedom; encourage citizens to participate in solving problems that concern them and strengthen the means by which they participate in the life of their communities; seek progressive reduction of social and economic differences among the regions; encourage local self-government close to the community by ensuring equal and adequate financing and power; achieve transfer of power from central to local and regional level through regionalization and general devolution; assist in developing awareness of the political and democratic unification of Europe by expanding and cultivating partnership among municipalities; contribute to a federal Europe by strengthening CEMR membership of municipalities, district authorities and regional and local associations; promote active participation of local and regional authorities in formulating European policies which concern them; encourage establishment of national associations of local politicians within EPP/EUCD member parties not yet having such.

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Subjects *

  • Society
    • Local
  • Research, Standards
    • Quality Unification
  • Government
    • Government
    • Municipalities
  • Law
    • Arbitration
  • Policy-making
    • Policy
  • Value Redistribution
    • Value Redistribution
  • Idealism
    • Idealism

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong InstitutionsGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal

UIA Org ID

D8818

Last News Received

9. Jun 2006
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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