Global Virtual Seminar on the Territorial Approach to Local Development (TALD) organized by the European Commission’s Directorate General for Development Cooperation (EC DEVCO/ Unit C5), from July 20 to 24, 2020
The European Commission’s Directorate General for Development Cooperation (EC DEVCO) organized a Global Virtual Seminar to adress the Territorial Approach to Local Development (TALD), from July 20 to 24, 2020. The aim was that EC staff in EU Delegations from across the world (EUDs) and personnel in the EC’sBrussels headquarters have a better understanding and contextualization of the TALD approach and know how to identity, formulate and program support actions to foster Local Development in the EU’s partner countries.
The seminar was closed to EU staff with a limited number of invited guests from Local Authorities, their Associations. EU member, states, and other relevant stakeholders. The presence of these participants made the debates richer and ensured networking for better cooperation in TALD, in particular in preparation to the upcoming programming period of EC external aid, in the context of its Multi-Annual Financial Framework 2021.
The Director of ALGA of UCLG Africa mobilised the participation of 3 participants from the city of Rabat, the SG of the Association of Rwanda (RALGA) and the SG of the Association of Zimbabwe in this seminar.