UDiTE is an umbrella body bringing together 14 European professional associations for local authority chief executives & clerks in Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, France, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Luxembourg, Malta, Portugal, Romania & Spain.

The aim of the association is to promote relations between the professional associations of Chief Executives and Municipal Clerks representing European local authorities, to develop exchanges of information, to share professional experiences, contribute to the enhancement of the role and functions of local authorities and to contribute to democracy and the European Union.


L’union des dirigeants europeens territoriales est un organisation européenne qui regroupe 14 associations professionnelles européennes pour les directeurs, cadres et greffiers des collectivitees locales en Belgique , Bulgarie, Chypre, République tchèque , France , Hongrie, Irlande , Italie, Lettonie , Luxembourg, Malte , le Portugal , la Roumanie et l'Espagne .

Le but de l'association est de promouvoir les relations entre les associations professionnelles de chefs d'entreprise et des secrétaires municipaux représentant les autorités locales européennes , de développer les échanges d'informations , de partager des expériences professionnelles , contribuer à l'amélioration du rôle et les fonctions des autorités locales et de contribuer à la démocratie et l'Union européenne.

Featured groups

EU News
338 members UDiTE network

If you are interested in EU developments affecting local government this is the group for you.  Another group actualités européens contains content in French language content from the EU.

Actualités européens
47 members UDiTE network

Ce groupe est pour partager les actualités européens d'importance pour les collectivités locales
en français.  Vous pouvez également abonné a le groupe de discussion en anglais - EU News

IIMC and UDiTE Symposium 2017
11 members UDiTE network

A discussion group for organisers of the forthcomming IIMC-UDITE symposium that takes place that the EU Committee of the Regions in September 2017 (Date to be confirmed)

Investing in resilience: a necessity for European cities? What solutions?
2 members UDiTE network

This workshop will offer insights into how local authorities can plan, prioritise & implement local resilience plans. Local authorities and Cities, international organisations and the private sector will debate how we can work together to build resilience to withstand unexpected disruptions and drive long-term viability. But moving from policy to practice requires effective action and this workshop will provide a useful insight into the issues from a global to local perspective. 

Sharing Knowledge - good (local) governance / La bonne gouvernance (locale)
7 members UDiTE network

Sharing Knowledge - good (local) governance Partager les connaissances - la bonne gouvernance (locale)

19 members UDiTE network

Public Risk Management Organisation brings forward the relevance of and contributes to knowledge sharing and use of public risk management as an integral part of public value governance. PRIMO is building up intellectual and social capital in order to position itself as a referential body on international-wide risk issues. PRIMO is active in Belgium, Cyprus, Danmark, France, Germany, Malta, Norway, The Netherlands, Spain and The United Kingdom. Our mission:

"We care about good governance"