SEZ and city association strengthen cooperation

Philipp Keil, Managing Director of the SEZ, and Gudrun Today-Bluhm, Managing Board Member of the Baden-Württemberg City Council, after signing the Memorandum of Understanding in June 2021 in Stuttgart.

The Baden-Württemberg Development Cooperation Foundation (SEZ) will work even more closely with the Baden-Württemberg Association of Cities in the future.

Both organizations have now signed a corresponding Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The signing took place as part of the 3rd municipal top-level discussion on development policy.

The SEZ and the Baden-Württemberg City Council have been working together successfully in the area of ​​municipal development policy for three decades. These are the latest results of successful collaboration Handbook on local development policy and the action concept for local development policy in Baden-Württemberg as a guiding concept for local development policy in the state. The MoU forms the basis for further cooperation within the framework of various projects such as the nationwide initiative Mine. Your. One World the SEZ, the Fair trade fair or Stuttgart Forum for Development. A regular exchange between the SEZ and the Baden-Württemberg City Association is planned.

The Association of Cities is a full member of the SEZ Board of Trustees and historically chairs the Board of Trustees; Currently, Mayor Richard Arnold, Schwäbisch Gmünd, is Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the SEZ.

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