Research Committee # 5

International Political Science Association /  IPSA

Global Report on Decentralization and Local Democracy (GOLD Report)


-- in English language:: United Cities and Local Governments, UCLG (ed.), Global Report on Decentralisation and Local Democracy,GOLD, --- internet download:

-- in French language: Cités et Gouvernements Locaux Unis, CGLU (ed.), La décentralisation et la démocratie locale dans le monde, Barcelona 2008 --- ISBN 978-2-298-06264-1

The scientific editor and coordinator of the Global Report is Gérard Marcou.

The Report contains “regional” chapters on Africa, North America, Latin America, Asia, Eurasia, Europe and Near East. The “regional” report on  Europe is co-authored by Gérard Marcou and Hellmut Wollmann