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Partner cities


As a village of 169 inhabitants, Le Mas is located in the hinterland of Grasse (Alpes-Maritimes-France). It is known for its unique environment, its heritage and its diverse cultural activities. Since 2008, the municipal team is committed to promoting European integration ... Read more »


Metz is a city in the northeast of France located at the confluence of the Moselle and the Seille rivers. Metz is the capital and the prefecture of both the Lorraine region and the Moselle department.

Located near the tripoint along the junction of France, Germany, ... Read more »

Partner associations

ALDA - the European Association for Local Democracy

The European Association for Local Democracy is a non-governmental organisation dedicated to the promotion of good governance and citizen participation at local level. ALDA focuses on activities that facilitate co-operation between local authorities and civil society.    Established at the initiative of the Council of Europe's Congress of Local and Regional Authorities, ALDA has been operating in the European Union and in its Neighbourhood since 1999

Association Migration Solidarité et Echanges pour le Développement

The mission of AMSED is to promote and implement intercultural exchanges, events, activities linked to labour market inclusion and development in France, and especially among people of migrant background. The organisation also seeks to build solid and profound friendships ... Read more »

Centre d'Etudes et de Prospective Stratégique - CEPS



Le CEPS a placé un certain nombre des Sessions de ses clubs dans le cadre d’Octobre mois de "la semaine européenne de la démocratie locale", créée par le Conseil de l'Europe en 2007 : ... Read more »

European Federation of Schools

The European Federation of Schools is an NGO with consultative status in the Council of Europe.

Recently, it gathers 630 independent schools in France, in Europe and in other countries.

French Association of the Council of European Municipalities and Regions (AFCCRE)

AFCCRE is a national association, created in 1951 under the initiative of a number of local representatives. Based on the town twinning movement in Europe after World War II, AFCCRE has gradually diversified its activities to cover European policies that are of direct ... Read more »

Institute for Urban Planning and Development of Paris (IAURP) - Ile de France

The Institute for Urban Planning and Development - Ile de France (IAU-idF) is a registered public utility foundation, member of the International Federation for Housing and Planning, an NGO with participatory status in the Council of ... Read more »

International Permanent Secretariat Human Rights and Local Governments (SPIDH)

The International Permanent Secretariat Human Rights and Local Governments (SPIDH) is a permanent structure, set up as a French association (under the French 1901 Act) in 2007 with two complementary missions:

  • organise the World Forum on Human Rights in Nantes
  • help
  • ... Read more »