We would like to recognize our international affiliates.
ADSO - England Association of Democratic Service Officers
ADSO was launched in October 2009. Members are those whose work involves any of the democratic services functions including meetings support, member support, overview and scr utiny support, community governance, civic support and local democracy as practiced in joint authorities.
AMCA - Canada The Alberta Municipal Clerks Association
Incorporated in 1975, AMCA is made up of government employees who have the responsibilities of a municipal clerk, assistant municipal clerk, returning officer, or election officer.
AMCTO - Canada Association of Municipal Managers, Clerks and Treasurers of Ontario
AMCTO has provided education, accreditation, leadership, and implementation expertise for Ontario's municipal professionals for the past seventy years. With 2,200 members working in municipali ties across Ontario, AMCTO is Canada's largest association of local government professionals, and the leading professional development organization for municipal administrative staff.
ATAM - Portugal
Associação dos Técnicos Administrativos Municipais
ATAM - Association of Local Administration Worker s in Portugal.
EXELLO.net - Belgium
Exello.net brings various stakeholders closer together to bundle knowledge and commitment. A partnership that serves each other and local policy. Network-oriented, knowledge-providing and qualitatively cooperating
IAM - Israel
The Israeli Association of Municipal Clerks & Managers
Established about 60 years ago to unite its members in local authorities and their representation. The Association is working to advance the status and the rights of its members, and provide tools to improve practices and processes for municipal administration.
IMASA - South Africa
Institute of Municipal Administration of South Africa
IMASA's objectives and founding values are the promotion of sound, professional and ethica l municipal (local government) administration, serving the best interests of the profession of municipal administration and the development and growth of those in the profession, especially those in communities or backgrounds where opportunities for development have been limited.
LGMA - Canada
The Local Government Management Association of BC
Established in 1919 as the Municipal Officers Association (MOA) of BC, changing name to L GMA in 2000. LGMA continues to uphold the original ideals to encourage the interchange of ideas and to foster/encourage a "greater efficiency of municipal officers in the performance of their duties". They strive to promote professional Management and leadership excellence in local government, and to create awareness of the local government officers' role in the community.
NAMCB - Bulgaria
National Association of Municipal And City Administrations in Bulgaria
This association is an independent volunteer organization, which supports reforms in Bulgaria through mobilization of the civil society and influencing the public policies.
PMA - Canada
Professional Municipal Administrators
Active since 1972, PMA is a professional organization composed of municipal administrators, town/city managers, town/city clerks, and department heads who are committed to improving the quality of administration in local government in Newfoundland and Labrador.
SLCC - England and Wales
Formed in 1972, the Society of Local Council Clerk's aims are to promote the professional standing and knowledge of its members. Membership is open to all clerks and deputy clerks of t owns, parish or community councils in England and Wales.
SOLAR - Scotland
Society of Local Authority Lawyers and Administrators in Scotland
SOLAR is a professional public sector organisation whose aim and purpose is to support the work of those professional officers employed in local authorities and associated organisations in Scotland.
The aim of the Union is to promote relations between the professional associations of chief executives representing European local authorities, to develop exchanges of information, to share professional experiences, to contribute to the enhancement of the role and functions of local authorities and to contribute to the European Union.
VvG - The Netherlands
Vereniging van Griffiers (Association of Griffiers)
The Association represents - in the most broad sense - the interests of griffiers of the first a nd second Chamber, the provincial States and local councils in the Netherlands. The primary objective is to make a qualitative improvement of public administration, with the primary area of local administration.
IFES - USA
As one of the world's premier democracy and governance assistance organizations, IFES provides targeted technical assistance to strengthen transitional democracies. Founded in 1987 as a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization, IFES has developed and implemented comprehensive, collaborative democracy solutions in more than 120 countries.