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

UDiTE Congress 2016
13 members UDiTE network

We look forward to welcoming you all to Elvas for our 2016 UDITE Congress.  This year we will discuss good governance, the future of Europe, integrating migrants, compare the competences of Europe's local authority chief executives and network with colleagues from across Europe. The congress will be hosted by ATAM Portugal and will involve chief executives from across Europe, representatives for the European institututions and business partners from the private sector. 

Succeeding locally in a circular economy
118 members UDiTE network

a European Week of Regions and Cities collaboration group with presentation materials from OCtober 2016 EWRC workshop - Succeeding Locally in the Circular Economy


20 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"


IIMC and UDiTE Symposium 2017
9 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)