Management of local authorities – Training program

Actualité Partenaire Monday 24 April 2017

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tools of urban planning” :
A training course dedicated to local authorities

To support local authorities in their role as public contracting authority and as major players in development, the CEFEB, the group’s corporate university of the French Agency for Development (AFD) and the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) propose a training course program aiming at reinforcing specific management capacities of local authorities’ staff.

The Management of local authorities training course focuses on four specific issues :

  • Public finance strategies
  • Urban planning tools
  • Management of urban public services
  • Strategic and operational management

The training course is meant for local authorities’ managers possessing specific technical skills and mobilize in turns the general management, administrative services, financial and technical services.

Application details

To apply for this training, interested candidates are requested to directly contact AFD local representatives. Candidates sponsored by SECO, the City of Lausanne or Urbaplan/Transitec must specify this status in their application form. The deadline for submissions is : Tuesday, May 2, 2017.

Subject to the agreement of their employer on the terms of participation, the final list of candidates for this training will be communicated during the second half of May 2017. The training will be postponed if less than 15 people are registered.

Direct cost of this training (speakers and teaching material) will be covered by the organizers. However, transportation expenses (excluding Marseille > Lausanne), accommodations and meals outside of course hours will have to be taken care of by the participants themselves.

Apply before May 2nd, 2017 !

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Partenaires associés

Agence Française de Développement (AFD)

L’Agence Française de Développement (AFD) agit depuis soixante-dix ans pour lutter contre la pauvreté et favoriser le développement dans les pays du Sud et dans l’Outre-mer. Au moyen de subventions, de prêts, de fonds de garantie ou de contrats de désendettement et de développement, elle finance des projets, des programmes et des études et accompagne ses partenaires du Sud dans le renforcement de leurs capacités.

Les transports constituent un secteur d’intervention traditionnel de l’AFD. Sur la période 2001-2005, l’Agence a mobilisé environ 164 M€ par an en moyenne pour la mise en œuvre de projets dans le secteur des transports (en incluant les projets de développement rural et urbain comportant des activités de transport).


en 1954, Transitec est le plus ancien bureau dans le domaine des déplacements en Suisse.