European Institute for Local Development (EILD), was founded in 2009 as an independent non-governmental organization whose members are European citizens, entities and organizations devoted on supporting regional development activities and transnational collaboration.
The General Committee consists of local development stakeholders and industry leaders from various sectors and European Member States: academics, NGOs, development agents, association managers, civil servants and social economy companies, as well as European organizations for local development.
Who We Are
EILD was founded in 2009 as an independent non-governmental organization whose members
are European citizens and organizations interested in supporting regional
Maintains its own local and international network, which consists of more than 86 members such as organizations, NGOs, social partners, companies, SMEs, municipalities, Universities, local and regional authorities, in Spain, Italy,Armenia, Ireland, United Kingdom, Romania, Turkey, Cyprus, Bulgaria etc.
Our Office of Creativity
We have offices in Brussels, thessaloniki and Athens. Providing assistance in implementing innovative initiatives and keeping track of the latest trends in scientific research and entrepreneurship. They serve as a point of contact between businesses, academic institutions, research centers, and other significant stakeholders at the national, European, and global levels, with the aim of fostering a culture of innovation, innovation-oriented thinking, and learning.
European Institute for Local Development’s mission is to provide innovative tools for the sustainability of regions across EU while promoting experience sharing between its members and partners. Fundamentally, EILD seeks to practically support and advance international cooperation, skillful networking and further progress and growth of EU citizens by providing direct solutions to European needs. Since its establishment, EILD has been continually growing claiming its position and promoting its core values to both national and international level.
EILD coordinates activities and leads programs across Europe through its secretariat based in Greece through our European consultants. Our staff members comprises of policy professionals and consultants experienced in implementing educational programs and regional activities promoting cooperation and sustainable regional development in remote or hard to access areas. We participate and lead global actions and initiatives that contribute to regional development across the globe.
The Institute stands by contributing to the structure of a more balanced way of living through economic, social, and environmentally beneficial initiatives that actively enhance citizens’ quality of life.
European Institute for Local Development’s mission is to provide innovative tools for the sustainability of regions promoting experience sharing between its members and partners for sustaining international cooperation, skillful networking and further progress and growth.
Non Formal/Vocational Education
E-Learning & M-Learning
Integration of innovative educational solutions into mainstream curricula
Specialized Education for arginalized groups
Experience in European Projects (Erasmus+, EEA Grants, Interreg, AMIF, UfM)
Creation of Innovative Platforms for Culture and Education