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Profile of registrant

ACP Local Government Platform

Identification number in the register: 95684504645-67
Registration date: 01/12/10 12:34:59

The information on this organisation was last modified on 28/11/14 15:18:42
The date of the last annual update was 28/11/14 15:18:42


Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: ACP Local Government Platform
Acronym: ACPLGP
Legal status: International Non Profit Making Organisation
Website address: http://acplgp.net

Sections

Section: III - Non-governmental organisations
and more precisely: Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Ms  Elisa Rafamatanantsoa
Position: Coordinator & CEO

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Ms  Elisa Rafamatanantsoa
Position: Coordinator & CEO

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 8 Avenue Eugène Plasky, box 12 
Brussels 1030
BELGIUM
Telephone number: (+32) 027328562
Fax number: (+32) 027423673
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: The objectives of the Platform are to:
• Promote the political recognition of local governments as a distinct actors in the ACP-EU cooperation;
• Represent, promote and protect, the interests of ACP local governments within the context of ACP-EU cooperation;
• Be recognised by ACP and EU governments to be the (sole) representative and consultative body in respect of all matters concerning local government within the ACP-EU cooperation framework and to make representations to both the ACP Group and the EU in respect of any matter concerning ACP local government;
• To be the united voice and representative of ACP local government within the ACP-EU cooperation framework.
• Promote and support at the ACP-EU level effective dialogue between (still to be completed);
• Promote integration into ACP-EU cooperation programmes concerns of ACP-LGs;
• Promote twinning and partnerships;
• Promote the mainstreaming of decentralisation policy in ACP-EU cooperation;
• Promote new mechanisms for dialogue and information flow and to this end gather, disseminate and share information on all matters relevant to LG and pursuit of these objectives;
• Strengthen the capacity of ACP local governments for dialogue;
• Establish, improve and strengthen conditions for effective dialogue between the Platform and the European Union;
• Develop a policy framework for cooperation between the ACP-EU and the ACP local governments at regional and national levels;
• Promote the adoption and implementation of policy frameworks.
• Promote the development and maintenance of systems of elected local government in the ACP States where such systems do not currently exist.
• Obtain and disseminate information on matters of importance to local government authorities.
It will seek to achieve these objectives by:
• Dialogue between the partners
• Information dissemination
• Programming, review and implementation of the Cotonou Agreement
• Capacity-building for local governments
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • sub-national

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 1
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons

Activities

Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:


To represent the voice of African Caribbean Pacific (ACP) local government at key ACP-EU fora

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Development

Structure

Total number of members that are natural persons: 46
Number of member organisations:
Member organisations (Number of members) :
The organisation has members/is represented in the following country(countries):

  • BELIZE
  • BENIN
  • BOTSWANA
  • BURKINA FASO
  • BURUNDI
  • CAMEROON
  • CAPE VERDE
  • CENTRAL AFRICAN, REPUBLIC
  • CHAD
  • CONGO
  • COTE D'IVOIRE
  • DOMINIQUE
  • ETHIOPIA
  • FIJI
  • GABON
  • GAMBIA
  • GHANA
  • GUINEA
  • JAMAICA
  • KENYA
  • LESOTHO
  • MALAWI
  • MALI
  • MAURITANIA
  • MAURITIUS
  • MOZAMBIQUE
  • NAMIBIA
  • NIGER
  • NIGERIA
  • PAPUA NEW GUINEA
  • RUANDA
  • SENEGAL
  • SIERRA LEONE
  • SOUTH AFRICA
  • SUDAN
  • SWAZILAND
  • TANZANIA, UNITED RE UBLIC OF
  • TOGO
  • TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
  • UGANDA
  • ZAMBIA
  • ZIMBABWE
Complementary information:

Networking

Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.





Financial data

Financial year: 10/2012 - 08/2013
Total budget: 316,572
of which public financing: 316,572
- from European sources:
- Procurement:
- Grants: 316,572
- from national sources:
- from local/regional sources:
from other sources: 0
- donations: 0
- contributions from members: 0
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year:
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:


Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.