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A threat to autonomy? Control and supervision of local and regional government activities

Les contrôles de l'action publique locale et régionale : une autonomie menacée ?

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Published on Wednesday, May 06, 2015 by Elsa Zotian

Summary

The aim of this symposium is to compare the modalities, in Europe, of administrative, democratic and financial controls and supervisions on local authorities and local elected officials. The symposium, on 2 days, will gather scientific presentations, a Lexical workshop, a world café method with CEMR (Council of European Municipalities and Regions) members, and a “Typola” workshop for the OLA European team leaders. The presentations will describe and compare the modalities of controls and supervisions on local authorities and local elected officials.

Announcement

Presentation

On the 26th and 27th June 2015 the OLA Network (Observatory on Local Administration) and the CEMR (Council of European Municipalities and Regions) in partnership with FAU (Friedrich Alexander University) and Rennes 1 University, organise in Erlangen and Nuremberg a symposium on “A threat to autonomy? Control and supervision of local and regional government activities”.

For further information, please visit the webpage of the symposium.

An online registration, openned until June 7 (here), is needed to confirm your participation.

The aim of this symposium is to compare the modalities, in Europe, of administrative, democratic and financial controls and supervisions on local authorities and local elected officials.

The symposium, on 2 days, will gather scientific presentations, a Lexical workshop, a world café method with CEMR (Council of European Municipalities and Regions) members, and a “Typola” workshop for the OLA European team leaders.

The presentations will describe and compare the modalities of controls and supervisions on local authorities and local elected officials.

Registration Fees

Registration is free for speakers, workshop chairs, students, researchers and lecturers. However, if they wish to participate in lunches, they need to register (35€ for the two days of the symposium). Possibility to pay for one lunch on site.

For all other conference attendees, registration fees are 90€. Coffee breaks and lunches are included in the price of registration.

A dinner will be held on 26 June. Those who wish to attend must sign up and pay the cost of dinner before7 June:

    • 15€ for speakers, workshop chairs, and OLA  and CEMR staff members
    • 35€ for all others

Programme

Friday, 26 June 2015

Venue: Erlangen, Faculty of Medecine

KleinerMedizinhörsaal, Ulmenweg 18, Erlangen

9:30 - 10:30: Scientific Inauguration

 

 

Scientific Inauguration of the Symposium by Prof. Max-Emanuel Geis, Friedrich Alexander University

WrittenSpeech by the Hon. Joachim Herrmann, Minister of the Interior of Bavaria

Speech by Dr. Florian Janik, Mayor of Erlangen

Video Address by Mr. Frédéric Vallier, Secretary General CEMR

Welcoming Address by Prof. Achim Hornegger, President of the Friedrich Alexander University

Introduction to the programme of the two study days by Dr. Stéphane Guérard, Associate Professor and coordinator of OLA, Lille University

10:30 - 12:30: Workshop 1 – Terminology Workshop: Translation of Legal Lexicon in the Field of Local Government

 

 

 

Chair: Mr. Charles Eddy, PhD, University of Lille

Workshop secretary: Mr. Alexandre Fauquette, PhD, University of Lille

This workshop is framed within the project of a bilingual or trilingual dictionary (English and French, possibly German) composed of essential vocabulary in the field of local autonomy. A discussion will take place on the terminology and definitions used in the dictionary.

14:00-16:00: Workshop 2 – Control and Supervision of Administrative Acts

 

 

Chair: Prof. Angelika Emmerich-Fritsche, Friedrich-Alexander University

Workshop secretary: Dr. Didier Lhomme, University of Valenciennes

Mr. Thibault Delavenne, PhD, University of Lille:

  • Judicial Review of Administrative Decisions: A Comparative Approach – France, the United Kingdom, Spain, and Germany

Dr. Ange Hervé Ahui Brou Miano, AlassaneOuattaraUniversity of Bouaké(Ivory Coast):

  • SupervisingLocal Public Procurementin the Ivory Coast

Prof. Biruta Sloka and Mrs. Inga Jekabson, PhD, University of Latvia:

  • Citizen-Based Control and Supervision of Local Government: Salaspils

Experience feedback: Mrs. Dagmar Mühlenfeld, Mayor of Mülheiman der Ruhr, Vice-President of CEMR and of the German Section of CEMR (RGRE) (invited)

16:30-18:30: Workshop 3 – The Evolution of Local Government Controls

 

 

 

Chair: Prof. Adam Bosiacki,Warsaw University

Workshop secretary: Dr. Jaroslaw Kostrubiec, Warsaw University

Prof. Patrizia Magarò, University of Genoa and Mrs.Cristina Sollenni, official of the Courtof Auditors(Italy):

  • The Evolution of the Control and Supervision of Local Government Activities in Italy

Prof. Ivan Kopric, Dr. Mateja Crnkovic, Dr. Iva Lopizic, University of Zagreb:

  • Control of Local Governments in Croatia: Many Components, Still a Weak Control

Prof. Angel- Manuel Moreno, Carlos III University ofMadrid:

  • The Emergence of New Forms of Expediency Controls on Spanish Municipalities: Circumventing Local Autonomy?

Dr. Eva Julia Lohse LL.M, Friedrich Alexander University:

  • Internal Control Authorities as Actors of the Implementation of EU Law – The Decentralised Control of Municipal Administrative Activities in Germany and France

Saturday, 27 June 2015

Venue: Nuremberg, Faculty of Business and Economics

Müller-Medien-Hörsaal, Lange Gasse 20, Nürnberg

9:15 - 9:30: Welcome by Dr. Ulrich Maly, Mayor of Nuremberg

 

09:30-11:00: Workshop 4 – Round Table “Control and Supervision: a Threat to Autonomy or an Encouragement to Improve Performance?”

 

 

 

Moderator: Mrs. Anne- Marie Jorritsma, Mayor of Almere, President of CEMR, President of

the Association of Netherlands Municipalities (VNG) (invited)

Participants:

Dr. Ulrich Maly, Mayor of Nuremberg, President of the Association of German Cities

Mrs. Catiuscia Marini, President of the Region of Umbria, Italy, and President of the Group of the Party of European Socialists (PES) in the Committee of the Regions (invited)

Mr. Ronny Frederickx, President of the Union of Local Authority Chief Executives of Europe (UDITE)

Academic Feedback: Dr. Maris Pukis, University of Latvia, Senior Advisor to the Unionof Local andRegional Governmentsof Latvia

11:30-13:00: Workshop 5 – Financial Auditing of Local Authorities

 

 

Chair: Prof. David Carassus, University of Pau and Pays de l'Adour

Workshop secretary: Dr. Marie-Anne Vanneaux, Artois University

Prof.Verginia Vedinas,University of Bucharest,Head of the legaldepartment ofthe Court of Auditorsand Member of theAudit Offices:

  • Audits of Local Governments by the Romanian Court of Auditors (Cour des comptes)

Mr. Vincent Potier, Managing Director of the Centre National de la FonctionPubliqueTerritoriale (CNFPT) and Mr.Benoît Cathala, Manager of the mission Europe of the CNFPT and INET (Institut national des étudesterritoriales):

  • The Fiscal Evaluation of Local Policies by French Audit Courts

Experience feedback: Mr. Jacques Gobert, Mayor of La Louvière, President of the Union of cities and municipalities of Wallonia (UVCW) (invited)

14:00 - 17:30: Workshop 6 – Typola

 

 

Observations of European representatives of each OLA team on the typology of local government systems in Europe

Submission of summaries

Coordinator: Dr. Stéphane Guérard, Associate Professor and coordinator of OLA,Lille University

Workshop secretary: Dr. Hanan Qazbir, University of Toulouse

Opening: Prof. Gerd Battrup, University of Roskilde

  • The Danish local and regional government reform of 2007

Places

  • Faculté de Médecine Kleiner Medizinhörsaal, Ulmenweg 18, Erlangen
    Erlangen, Federal Republic of Germany
  • Faculté d’Economie et Business Müller-Medien-Hörsaal, Lange Gasse 20, Nürnberg
    Nuremberg, Federal Republic of Germany

Date(s)

  • Friday, June 26, 2015
  • Saturday, June 27, 2015

Keywords

  • contrôles, action publique locale et régionale, autonomie locale

Contact(s)

  • Line Salmon-Legagneur
    courriel : line [dot] salmon-legagneur [at] univ-lille2 [dot] fr

Information source

  • line Salmon Legagneur
    courriel : line [dot] salmon-legagneur [at] univ-lille2 [dot] fr

To cite this announcement

« A threat to autonomy? Control and supervision of local and regional government activities », Colloquium, Calenda, Published on Wednesday, May 06, 2015, https://calenda.org/327550

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