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Back to basics: meaningful and long-term transformation begins locally - The 2020 TALD Seminar showcases how territorial development will shape the future

Brussels, August 31 st . 2020 . When it comes to solving day to day problems, mayors are perhaps one of the most experienced authorities dealing with issues faced by the population. This is why, as every year, the European Commission organized this July the latest edition of its Global TALD Seminar...
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  • 3.2 The growing popularity of territorial development

    Diane KELECOM updated the WIKI page | 20 June 2017
    In recent years, the topic of territorial development and the need to empower developmental local authorities, given their central role and comparative advantage in promoting place-based development is receiving growing attention from policy-makers, practitioners, researchers across the globe, as...
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  • 3.1 The tenuous link between decentralisation and development

    Diane KELECOM updated the WIKI page | 20 June 2017
    There is evidence to support both positive and negative decentralisation outcomes, as with much of the research on decentralisation, results depend on context. The decentralisation reform potential is conditioned by country context and political agenda. Accumulated experience around the world...
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  • 3.1 The tenuous link between decentralisation and development

    Diane KELECOM updated the WIKI page | 20 June 2017
    There is evidence to support both positive and negative decentralisation outcomes, as with much of the research on decentralisation, results depend on context. The decentralisation reform potential is conditioned by country context and political agenda. Accumulated experience around the world...
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  • 3. Connecting decentralisation and development

    Diane KELECOM updated the WIKI page | 20 June 2017
    Here you can have a snapshot of the connection between decentralisation and development the conditions under which decentralisation may contribute to development the reasons explaining the growing popularity of territorial development the definition of territorial development vs local development...
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  • 3. Connecting decentralisation and development

    Diane KELECOM updated the WIKI page | 20 June 2017
    Here you can have a snapshot of the connection between decentralisation and development the conditions under which decentralisation may contribute to development the reasons explaining the growing popularity of territorial development the definition of territorial development vs local development...
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  • 2.5 The impact of donor support on local democracy

    Diane KELECOM updated the WIKI page | 20 June 2017
    In the public-private spectrum of decentralisation, the choice of donors for channelling their support shapes the local political landscape: Historically, donors (and UE) have use two ways to channel their support: national governments, agencies and ministries on one side, and Civil Society (NGOs…...
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  • 2.5 The impact of donor support on local democracy

    Diane KELECOM updated the WIKI page | 20 June 2017
    In the public-private spectrum of decentralisation, the choice of donors for channelling their support shapes the local political landscape: Historically, donors (and UE) have use two ways to channel their support: national governments, agencies and ministries on one side, and Civil Society (NGOs…...
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  • 2.4 Rethinking local governance and local democracy

    Diane KELECOM updated the WIKI page | 20 June 2017
    For decentralisation processes to yield development outcomes (with LAs effectively operating as catalyst of local/territorial development), it is not sufficient to work to improve the supply side of governance — i.e. by empowering LAs. There is just as much need to strengthen the demand side of...
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  • 2.4 Rethinking local governance and local democracy

    Diane KELECOM updated the WIKI page | 20 June 2017
    For decentralisation processes to yield development outcomes (with LAs effectively operating as catalyst of local/territorial development), it is not sufficient to work to improve the supply side of governance — i.e. by empowering LAs. There is just as much need to strengthen the demand side of...
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  • 2.3 Rethinking decentralisation from an empowerment perspective

    Diane KELECOM updated the WIKI page | 20 June 2017
    Traditionally, decentralisation is generally framed as a public sector reform process intended to transfer responsibilities, resources and general authority from higher levels to lower (largely passive) levels of government. This focus reflects the central concerns of fiscal federalism with the...
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