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Organizations relating to Local

Alliance of Management Schools in European Capitals
European Federation of Mayors / Est. 1977
Commission on Church Renewal / Est. 1985
European Network of Women Elected Representatives of Local and Regional Authorities / Est. 1996
Nordic Cooperation Committee on Municipal Engineering
ECA Sub-Regional Office for Central Africa / Est. 1997
Network of Associations of Local Authorities of South-East Europe / Est. 2001
Standing Committee Euro-Mediterranean Partnership of the Local and Regional Authorities / Est. 2000
UNESCO Co-Action Programme / Est. 1950
International Institute for Municipal Development Henri Jaquet
Intergroup of Local and Regional Elected Members of the European Parliament
Commonwealth Local Agenda 21 Network
World Winter Cities Association for Mayors / Est. 1982
European Local Inclusion and Social Action Network / Est. 2008
International Municipal Signal Association / Est. 1896
International Centre for Earth Construction / Est. 1979
Phare and Tacis Democracy Programme / Est. 1992
International Union of Local Authorities - Asian and Pacific Section / Est. 1989
International Institute for Municipal Sciences / Est. 1968
Union of Socialist Local and Regional Representatives in Europe / Est. 1979
East and Southeast Asia Network for Better Local Governments
World Organization of United Cities and Local Governments / Est. 2004
ECA Sub-Regional Office for Eastern Africa / Est. 1997
Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe / Est. 1994
European Federation of Local Forest Communities / Est. 1990

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World Problems relating to Local

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Inadequate community policing
Lack of community plan
Abandonment of sustainable traditions
Inadequate dissemination of local information
Ineffectiveness of tradition-bound small business methods
Lack of skilled manpower in rural areas
Inadequate transportation facilities for rural communities
Underdeveloped potential of community basic resources
Inappropriate local administrative organization
Limited availability of technical expertise in remote communities
Limitations on capital development in rural areas
Underutilization of potential in local communities
Inadequate local enforcement
Inadequate grass-roots initiative
Stagnated development of agricultural production
Disengagement of citizens from community activities
Lack of participation from local communities in democratic processes
Unprofitable scope of rural industrial operations
Declining local businesses
Limited control of environment by local communities
Fragmented planning of community life
Scarce local cash
Fragmented social care at the neighbourhood level
Diminishing capital investment in small communities

Action Strategies relating to Local

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Reducing local energy costs
Ensuring local economic sufficiency
Renewing local economy
Concretizing local global dynamic
Establishing common ownership over biological resources
Forging distinctive community identity
Involving school children in studies on environmental health and conservation
Transmitting local cultural heritage
Translating international chemical safety reports into local languages
Instituting effective demonstration farming
Preserving traditional rights to natural resources
Providing open universities
Studying patterns of local energy consumption
Encouraging local business buying
Undertaking community renewal
Marketing local agriculture produce
Marketing locally produced goods
Promoting community self-determination
Creating global-local context
Using local markets
Maintaining healthy ecosystems
Involving local communities in the conservation of plant genetic resources
Organizing local marketing
Developing better community markets
Establishing orderly economic marketing system

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