Local governance
August 2013

Local governments in Germany and Greece in times of crisis

Exchange of experience between leftist politicians of local governments from Athens, Dresden and Leipzig

As part of the exchange of local policies from Athens, Dresden and Leipzig organized by RLS (Office in Greece - Brussels Office), 16 local politicians from Greece visited in August 2013 Dresden and Leipzig to share with them and their colleagues views and experiences and to get up a taste of the challenges facing the Left locally in these German cities and the solutions proposed.  In seminars, debates and tours, issues were discussed such as the structure and organization of local government in Germany, waste management, assistance and care of drug addicts, urban development, social policy at the local level, the operation of the nursery stations, primary and secondary education.



Office in Greece
Kallidromiou 17, Athens


Headquarters at Berlin
Franz-Mehring-Platz 1,