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Togo/HAPLUCIA and BOAD join forces against corruption in Togo

The High Authority for the Prevention and Fight against Corruption and Related Offenses (HAPLUCIA) and the West African Development Bank (BOAD) signed a memorandum of understanding on Friday, September 30, 2022 in Lomé to cooperate in the fight against corruption and other reprehensible practices in Togo.

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France/La Ferté-Macé. The twinning with Savoigne engaged in the study of waste management

In connection with the Sirtom, Hema and Fallou, Senegalese, in civic service, compare waste management in France and in Senegal, in order to propose improvements to the inhabitants.

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Belgium/Breast cancer: running to raise awareness and honor the 100,000 women affected in Belgium

Breast cancer is one of the most deadly cancers in Belgium, affecting 11,000 women each year. 1700 people, patients, ex-patients, and their relatives participated in the Brussels Marathon, which took place this Sunday, to raise awareness about the fight against this disease.

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Morocco/Skhirate-Témara: launch of a school support program for rural students

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Benin/After Cotonou, Parakou and Kandi: Djougou youth trained in entrepreneurship

The Top Entrepreneur program of the Beninese-Canadian political scientist and socio-economist Richard Boni Ouorou's NGO Terrien-ne-s continues to make people happy. After Cotonou, Parakou and Kandi, it is the turn of Djougou and its surroundings to welcome the program. On Saturday, October 1, 2022, the youth of Djougou, the 4th beneficiary of this training series, received the necessary tools to launch themselves into entrepreneurship.

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France/Pont-l'Evêque: Gendarmes train elected officials against cybercrime, a first in France

Small communities are not immune to the risks of cyber attacks. Elected officials are now being made aware of the risks by the Calvados gendarmes, a unique training program in France.

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France/Launch of the call for projects in support of decentralized cooperation "Inclusive and responsible digital

The COVID-19 crisis has revealed that digital technology is at the heart of our societies and our lives. It has transformed our social relationships. It is a new place of economic and political possibilities. But the digital world is now facing several challenges: to be accessible to all, to serve citizens, to reduce its environmental impact.

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Togo/The decentralization process must take root

All 117 municipalities must have a municipal development plan (CDP). Few of them have undertaken this delicate but necessary exercise.

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Belgium/"Belgium Sleep Out": a solidarity action to mobilize against homelessness

In order to accelerate the fight against homelessness in Belgium, Infirmiers de rue is launching "Rêve de toit, réveil chez soi". From mid-September to October 14, this media campaign of the association wants to underline the fact that we all have a role to play in this fight. On October 7th, the association proposes you to spend a night of solidarity!

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Guinea/Decentralization. Mayors in general assembly in Conakry

The extraordinary general assembly of the national association of communes of Guinea (ANCG) began this Thursday in Conakry. During this meeting, the members of the ANCG will examine the statutes and internal regulations of their structure but also renew the members of the current board.

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Canada/Ontario improves snowmobile trails in the North

Investment of over $800,000 will ensure that world-class trails remain safe and enjoyable

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Cameroon: 204 billion F from the World Bank to implement decentralization

On the ground, the allocation will be steered by the Minister of Decentralization and Local Development.

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France/ Major European project, the Seine-Northern Europe Canal takes shape

The 107-kilometer-long Seine-Northern Europe Canal will link northern France to more than 20,000 kilometers of navigable European waterways by 2030. For the economy of Hauts-de-France, this EU-funded project is a breeding ground for opportunities.

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Colombia: territories freed from mines, lives freed from fear

Since 2016, HI has conducted demining operations in the department of Cauca. Today, the region of Inzá is free of mines, the communities resume their activities with peace of mind.

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France/La Gâtinelle, a local currency that encourages local purchases, in the Deux-Sèvres

For nearly five years, a hundred businesses have been accepting the Gâtinelle, a local currency that aims to encourage local purchases, mainly used in the center of the Deux-Sèvres.

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France/Seine-et-Marne: a community of municipalities launches the zero waste challenge

The first edition of the zero waste challenge is open to twenty families living in Plaines et Monts de France. The objective: to encourage people to reduce their waste.

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Burkina/Northern Region: "Boukayamdé", an alternative solution to food insecurity

Faced with increasing food insecurity, farmers in the northern region, particularly in the province of Passoré, have found an alternative solution in this innovation, through the development of this local variety of sorghum, "Boukayamdé", which hides shame in the local language. This variety of sorghum, which is very early and very profitable in terms of production, is a shield against hunger. In Yargo in the commune of Kirsi, farmers have been cultivating it for three winter seasons. Immersion in some fields in Yargo!

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Belgium/Walloon Brabant: a first count of the homeless before the establishment of several shelters

This is a first in Walloon Brabant! In partnership with the Centre d'Action Laïque, the King Baudouin Foundation, the CPAS and universities (including UCLouvain), the Relais social intercommunal du Brabant wallon is going to count the number of homeless and "badly housed" people.

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Togo: Traders and consumers equipped to use conventional measuring instruments

In Togo, the use of bowls and heaps as measuring instruments in the sale of agricultural, fishing and hunting products should disappear in favor of the International System of Units (SI) of measurement.

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France/European Commission at the Salon des Maires & Congress of Mayors

The European Commission will be present through its "Europe of the municipalities" service, dedicated exclusively to local elected officials and decision-makers at the Salon des Maires et des Collectivités locales, which will be held in Paris from 22 to 24 November 2022.

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Niger/Celebration of the International Day of Access to Information: Raising awareness of national institutions and citizens on the importance of access to information

The President of the Superior Council of Communication, Dr. Kabirou Sani, presided yesterday morning in Niamey, the launch of the open day for the organization of the celebration of the World Access to Information Day. The theme of this edition is "artificial intelligence, e-governance and access to information". This event aims to promote the sharing of information and to bring together republican institutions, civil society organizations and citizens.

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DRC/Maniema: Caritas-Development Supports Rice-Fish Farming Project in Kasongo Territory

Caritas-Development's support is part of the reduction of deforestation and the development of lowland areas.

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France/Auray Country. The community of municipalities wants to accelerate its energy sobriety

Auray Quiberon terre atlantique has adopted, this Thursday, September 29, 2022 in community council, in Camors (Morbihan), an intention in favor of the energy mix and sobriety.

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Partnership between the Government of Benin and USADF: A fair of products from beneficiary organizations opened in Cotonou

The Minister of Small and Medium Enterprises and Employment Promotion and his colleague of Industry and Trade co-presided this Thursday, September 29, 2022 in Cotonou, the launching ceremony of the Fair of the products of the beneficiary organizations of the partnership between the Government of Benin and the United States Foundation for Development in Africa (USADF).

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France/Waste: some municipalities charge their residents according to the number of garbage cans

Since 2016, 14 municipalities have been implementing a new waste collection system. Residents pay based on their number of trash cans per year.

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Benin/Accountability session in the commune of Nikki: The management of the drinking water supply sector for the year 2022 exposed to the population

Mayor Joseph Rolland GOUNOU LAFIA, his Deputies, the Executive Secretary and the executives of the Nikki City Council went from September 22 to 23, 2022 to the chief towns of the commune for the first public accountability hearing of the year. This first accountability session is solely devoted to the management of drinking water supply in the various districts.

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Canada/New equalization formula proposed for NB municipalities

A task force is suggesting significant changes to municipal taxation. The changes will result in reduced provincial transfers for some municipalities, while others will receive more.

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Senegal/Kaolack: the UCG provides a dozen trucks for the collection of garbage before the Gamou

The Solid Waste Management Coordination Unit (UCG) handed over on Wednesday an important batch of cleaning equipment to the sanitation committees of the religious families of Leona Niassène and Medina Baye of Kaolack (center), as a contribution to their sanitation efforts in view of the next Gamou scheduled for October 8.

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France/Côtes-d'Armor. Fleurs en fête promotes the beautification of our communes

As part of the Fleurs en fête festival, from September 30 to October 2, 19 communes in the Côtes-d'Armor department, labeled Cities and Villages in Bloom, will offer visits, activities, walks and workshops.

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Côte d'Ivoire/Second edition of the International Coffee Day

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Moldova/Tender for consulting services in the Republic of Moldova

The Council of Europe is currently implementing the project "Strengthening the culture of dialogue and ethical open local governance in the Republic of Moldova" in the framework of the Council of Europe Action Plan for the Republic of Moldova (2021-2024).

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France/Half of the communes in the Dordogne are increasing their property tax

The property tax increased by an average of 1.9% across France in 2022. The base, decided by the State and indexed to inflation, is up 3.4%. In the Dordogne, half of the local authorities are increasing the other part, the tax rate, from 0.5 to almost 10%.

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Morocco/Training on human rights, governance and women's empowerment

Human rights, governance and empowerment of women" were the focus of a training session held Wednesday in Laayoune, at the initiative of the Sahrawi Women's Forum for Democracy and Development.

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France/The new regional policy, soon to be presented to the mayors of Hauts-de-France

With the aim of strengthening the links between the region and the municipalities, Christophe Coulon and Guislain Cambier will meet with mayors and local elected officials from Saturday, October 1, 2022 to Thursday, November 3, 2022. The new regional policy "Aides aux Communes et aux Territoires" (ACTes) will be discussed.

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