« KATOWICE » takes part in the European Local Democracy Week - a paneuropean event coordinated by the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe - as « 12-Star City »
Takes part in the ELDW with the aim of:
Better involve citizens in public life and interacte with local authorities
Test the citizens’ acquaintance with the participatory tools and trust in local/regional institutions
Improve social cohesion and respect of the others in the community
Take part in a network of European municipalities and regions keen to improve local democracy in their place and in Europe
How did you know about the ELDW ?
Via a National/European Association and/or network
Katowice is the tenth largest city in Poland. It is also the capital of the Silesian Voivodeship. The city is one of the main industrial centres of Europe, but it is mostly the largest city in the industrial town of Upper Silesia, a conurbation of 3,487,000 inhabitants. According to Eurostat, the metropolitan area of Katowice is the eleventh largest urban area in the European Union behind Milan but before Stuttgart. The city is the capital of the administrative district of Katowice City. Katowice was awarded the Europe Prize 2008, awarded by the Council of Europe.
ELDW citizens participation activity
Activity referring to the leading theme "Human rights make for more inclusive communities"
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