• European news

    We publish the news from our European network on the KnowledgeHub. Please find here our news articles and publications.  

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  • Development

    Our ambition is to be the premier professional association for general managers across European local government. L’UDiTE has a project to develop a programme which reflects and supports the career path of a local manager, from their very first job towards becoming a Chief Executive. We are in the process […]

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  • Sharing Knowledge

    Local authorities from around the world pay special attention to the lessons learned between Nations. They see them as a way to inspire new ways of thinking and stimulate performance improvements. UDiTE plays an important role in regards to facilitate the exchange of information, ideas and experience between managers and […]

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  • National Association Members

    Belgium ECG – Expertisecentrum van Gemeentesecretarissen www.gemeentesecretaris.be   FSCB FBG   Federation Wallone des Directerus Generaux Communaux Czech Republic STMOÚ – Sdružení tajemníku mestských a obecních úradu Ceské Republiky www.stmou.cz France SNDGCT – Syndicat National Secrétaires Généraux et Directeurs Généraux Collectivitiés Territoriales  www.sndg.info Ireland CCMA – County & City Managers […]

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  • Meetings & Events

    26 & 27 June 2014, International symposium UDiTE /IIMC: “Broadening Your Horizons – a European Perspective on Local Democracy and Multi-level Governance”, Brussels 6 – 8 February 2014, UDiTE working days: “EUROPEAN TERRITORIAL MANAGERS: Professionalism SERVING our citizens” & Executive Committee, Madrid 7 – 10 October 2013, OPEN DAYS. Committee of the Regions, Brussels […]

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The European Federation Local Authority Chief Executive Officers is a European umbrella body that brings together 14 European professional associations for local authority chief executives and clerks in Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, France, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Luxembourg, Malta, Portugal, Romania, and 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.

The Presidency of UDITE is currently held by Mr Ronny Frederickx on behalf of the Flemish Association of Municipal Clerks for two years until December 2016.


Ronny Frederickx
President UDiTE