“Success in High Heels” – Women in Local Government, Politics – and Business


One of the debates held during the 3rd European Congress of Local Governments in Krakow was devoted to the position of women in social, political,…

The panel “Creative Regions: Challenges and Opportunities” at the Congress in Krakow


The discussion was initiated with the presentation on UNESCO Creative Cities Network delivered by Martha Mary Friel, Programme Manager in Tourism…

Albrecht Broemme, President of the German Federal Agency for Technical Relief on the 3rd European Congress of Local Governments


Climate change is not a vague future prospect, it is already taking place. Concurrently, it is leading to locally limited as well as large-scale…

Guido Beltrani, Director of the Polish office of the Swiss Contribution Office will speak at the European Congress of Local Governments


“There are many seeds of entrepreneurial spirit in the less developed regions” Cohesion policy would not make sense if it was not supposed to awaken…

The 3rd European Congress of Local Governments


Krakow became a self-government capital of Europe for 2 days. Nearly 1800 guests – regional leaders, representatives from state administration,…

European Congress of Local Governments – Image Gallery


European Congress of Local Governments - Image Gallery

Bridging Development Gaps Between Regions Through Solidarity and Fiscal Redistribution – Closing Plenary Session


The debates of the 3rd European Congress of Local Governments were closed with a plenary session on: Bridging Development Gaps Between Regions…

Migration Crisis and its Influence on the Labor Market


On the 3rd Congress of Local and Regional Governments took place a series of panels on questions of integration and migration in cooperation with the…

The Plenary Session “Global Changes Facing Europe and Local Governments in the 21st Century”


The opening plenary session of the 3rd European Congress of Local Governments was chaired by Bogusław Chrabota, Editor-in-Chief of "Rzeczpospolita"…

The Winners of the Competition „Local Government Leader 2016″


The first day of the Congress was closed by the Local Government Leader Gala, when the best local government representatives have been awarded in…

The Polish Minister of Education Anna Zalewska at the 3rd European Congress of Local Governments


The 3rd European Congress of Local Governments had the honor to welcome Anna Zalewska, the Polish Minister of Education, as a guest. The topic of the…

Foreign Direct Investments on the agenda of the 3rd European Congress of Local Governments


The discussion panel entitled “The Influence of FDIs on Regional Development” will be launched on 27 March in cooperation with the Gazeta Prawna…