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Report launch: Decentralisation and Regionalisation in Bulgaria

23 February, 2021 (Virtual)

On 23 February 2021, the report Decentralisation and Regionalisation in Bulgaria: Towards Balanced Regional Development was successfully launched by the Ministry of Regional Development and Public Works of Bulgaria and the OECD, with the participation of a broad range of stakeholders including representatives from the national, regional and local authorities, private actors, NGOs, and academia. This Multi-level Governance Study considers the avenues Bulgarian national and subnational authorities could take to ensure more place-based regional development and governance. 

Report | Presentation

First Pilot Meeting on Multi-level Governance and Public Investment for Regional Development

17 November, 2020 (Virtual)

This Pilot Meeting gathered representatives and experts from 30 countries and international organisations to discuss how multi-level governance instruments or reforms can support recovery across levels of government and help generate more resilient territorial development post-COVID-19. 

Access the summary and presentations of the meeting

OECD and European Committee of the Regions (CoR)
Joint Survey: The Impact of the COVID-19 Crisis on Regional and Local Governments 

The European Committee of the Regions (CoR) and the OECD conducted a survey in June/July 2020: The impact of the COVID-19 crisis on regional and local governments: governance, finance and recovery plans, carried out among representatives of subnational governments of the European Union. Answers were received from 300 subnational government respondents representing 24 countries. 

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OECD and United Cities and Local Government (UCLG)
The World Observatory on Subnational Government Finance and Investment (SNG-WOFI) Initiative

SNG-WOFI was launched in November 2017, as a joint endeavour of the OECD and UCLG. This initiative is the world’s leading source of internationally comparable data and analysis on subnational government structure and finance, covering over 120 countries and territories.

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