Simple and effective: The 12 principles of good governance at local level (Council of Europe) "The video's aim is to raise awareness of the 12 principles of good democratic governance at local level. The 12 principles form one of the three pillars of "The Strategy for Innovation and Good Governance at Local Level", launched during the Ministerial Conference in Valencia, Spain, by European Ministers responsible for Local and Regional Government. In Council of Europe member States having subscribed to the Strategy, European local authorities who fully comply with the 12 principles can be awarded the European Label of Governance Excellence (ELoGE) -- represented by a 12-sided polyhedron - the dodecahedron. Currently Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Romania, Spain, Ukraine are working on the Strategy.
The video was produced by the Council of Europe's Centre of Expertise for Local Government Reform as part of its Programme Strengthening the Capacity of Local Authorities in Ukraine funded by the Swiss and Danish governments.
For further information on "The Strategy for Innovation and Good Governance at Local Level", please see our website: www.coe.int/local or follow us on Twitter: @coe_cdlr."