Level Title Institution Country Description
International MIXITIES - Making Integration work in Europe’s Cities: Delivering the Integrating Cities Charter EUROCITIES International

The findings and recommendations served to underpin and enhance the policy dialogue established between EUROCITIES Working Group Migration & Integration and DG Home Affairs under the Integrating Cities process.

International European Cities Against Child Poverty Network The European Cities Against Child Poverty Network International

This EU-wide partnership led by Greater London Enterprise working together with the London Development Agency and the cities of Amsterdam, Budapest, Helsinki and Milan specialises in sharing practical experience and developing practical guides for policy making.

International List of International LRA Associations Council of Europe & Congress of Local and Regional Authorities (CLRA) International

Provides practical information for the existing international Local and Regional authorities associations.

International Gender Budgeting as a tool for safeguarding women’s health Council of Europe - Committee on equal Opportunities for Women and Men International

Gender budgeting is an application of gender mainstreaming in the budgetary process. It means a gender-based assessment of budgets, incorporating a gender perspective at all levels of the budgetary process and restructuring revenues and expenditures in order to promote gender equality.

International, Local, Regional ENTO – a European Civil Service Training Network Council of Europe, Congress of Local and Regional Authorities (CLRAE) International

ENTO enables bilateral and multilateral partnerships to be set up and makes it possible for the staffs of training bodies and of local and regional authorities to organise courses and study visits, or to take part in official visits, seminars or other activities which take place within the framework of Council of Europe and European Union programmes.

International Recommendation on systematic work for implementing human rights at the national level Council of Europe - Recommendation by Thomas Hammarberg, Commissioner for Human Rights. International


There is a gap between the rights proclaimed in international and regional human rights instruments and how these rights are respected in individual countries. CoE Recommendations advise local authorities in initiating local baseline studies, local action plans, regular reviews of the local rights’ implementation situation, privatizing of local government services, human rights budgeting, as well as in establishing local/ regional institutions to facilitate the access to a complaint system to those which are in need of it etc. 

International Achieving sustainable gender equality in local and regional political life Council of Europe - Committee on Social Cohesion (Congress of Local and Regional Authorities) International


This initiative encourages building and improving gender sensitive policies and services.

International The Strategy for Innovation and Good Governance at Local Level Council of Europe International

This strategy indicates in practice how improving governance at local level would improve the quality of life as well.

International Marginalised Minorities in Development Programming – A UNDP Resource Guide and Toolkit Joint Initiative between United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), UN Independent Expert on Minority Issues & Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) International

This Resource Guide & Toolkit clarifies the conceptual issues and fundamental principles on the promotion and protection of minorities; the standards to engage them and increase their opportunities for participation and representation in development processes.

International Good Governance Practices for the Protection of Human Rights Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) International


Strengthening of democratic institutions, improving service delivery such as education and social services, strengthening human rights in legislation and policy and combating corruption.