Network of associations of local authorities of South-East Europe
NALAS is a network of associations of local authorities of South East Europe. The Network brings together 13 Associations which represent roughly 9000 local authorities, directly elected by more than 80 million citizens of this region.learn more
The NALAS Secretariat, based in Skopje, is responsible for the overall coordination and the implementation of the activities.
Some facts about NALAS
NALAS was created following the first Forum of Cities and Regions of South-East Europe
The Network brings together 13 Associations together
Roughly 9000 local authorities are represented directly elected by 80 million citizens
In July 2005 NALAS became an officially registered association with its seat in Strasbourg
NALAS initiates and carries out regional initiatives for its members and helps the associations to become viable representatives of local authorities vis-à-vis central government.
NALAS aims to provide services to local governments for the benefit of the citizens in the region and wishes to develop itself as the knowledge centre for local government development in South-East Europe, recognised among all relevant stakeholders.