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PLATFORMA - 11.03.2016
PLATFORMA is looking for editors to write a guide on funding opportunities for decentralised cooperationPLATFORMA is launching a call for interest for the drafting of a practical guide on existing funding opportunities which support cities and regions’ actions for sustainable development and poverty eradication. The guide will be for cities and regions of Europe and partner countries.
The full article is available on PLATFORMA website.
Development cooperation - 22.01.2016
The European Year for Development 2015 – What a year!2015 was a special year for development. It was the first ever European Year to deal with the European Union's external action and Europe’s role in the world.
For development organisations all over Europe it was an unparalleled opportunity to showcase Europe's commitment to eradicating poverty worldwide and to inspire more Europeans to get engaged and involved in development.
Keep reading this article on PLATFORMA's website.
PLATFORMA - 16.12.2015
Job offer for Communication officerAs Communication Officer you will be part of a small team of dedicated and enthusiastic people for whom town to town development cooperation is the more efficient way to reach the world’s sustainable development goals.
The contract will start beginning of March.
Deadline for applications: 8 January 2016.
Development - 25.09.2015
Job offer for policy officer/advisor and project officerAs PLATFORMA’s policy officer/advisor or project officer you will be part of a small team of dedicated and enthusiastic people for whom town to town development cooperation is the more efficient way to reach the world’s sustainable development goals.
The contracts will start as soon as possible and until 31 July 2018.
The dealine to apply is 9 October 2015.
PLATFORMA - 12.05.2015
PLATFORMA newsletter is outThe newsletter covering activities in April is available in English and French.
Recruitment - 22.04.2015
Looking for a new job? CEMR is recruiting an administrative officer for PLATFORMACEMR is recruiting an administrative officer for PLATFORMA, the European Platform of Local and Regional Authorities for Development. Applications should be sent as soon as possible, and no later than 6 May 2015.
This position is the first point of contact for all administrative aspects related to PLATFORMA day-to-day work and project management. The post is based in Brussels. He/she will work under the direction of the Director of PLATFORMA and in strong cooperation with the other colleagues of PLATFORMA and the department of finances of CEMR. He/she will work on a bilingual French/English basis and facilitate cooperation between the PLATFORMA Secretariat and its partners.
Development cooperation - 15.04.2015
Do you know how municipalities and regions contribute to development cooperation?What is the added value of local and regional governments in development cooperation? What does the European Year for Development represent to towns, cities and regions? Several mayors, local elected representatives and the CEMR secretary general explain you why local government ensures the success of development cooperation projects:
- Kadir Topbaş, Mayor of Istanbul and President of United Cities and Local Governments (video);
- Lazaros Savvides, Mayor of Strovolos (Cyprus) and Board member of the Commonwealth Local Government Forum (video);
- Khalifa Sall, Mayor of Dakar and President of United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (video);
- Annemarie Jorritsma, Mayor of Almere (Netherlands) and CEMR President, representing PLATFORMA (video);
- Richard Kemp, Councillor of Liverpool (video);
- Frédéric Vallier, CEMR secretary general (video)
Recruitment - 03.03.2015
PLATFORMA is recruiting
- A communication and event management internship: application pack
- A policy internship: application pack
PLATFORMA - 23.07.2014
PLATFORMA is recruiting an internPLATFORMA is recruiting a policy and communication intern. The post-holder will be assigned tasks such as following up the EU development policies, drafting articles for the website and supporting the team with administrative tasks among others.
The deadline for applications is Wednesday 6 August.
The application pack is available in English and French.
Coordinator - International Partnerships team / Executive Advisor - PLATFORMA
Tel : + 32 2 500 05 39
Skype : boris.to
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