The Irreversible Internationalization of Local Governments

This document summarizes the main findings and ideas that the cities, local governments and member networks of the AL-LAs project accumulated as lessons learned in the course of the two years of the project’s life. It brings together the messages derived from the training workshops, the Collection of Workbooks for the Internationalization of Cities, numerous articles, eBooks, webinars, actions on behalf of in-person and distance training, debates over coffee with Al-LAs in the on-line community of experts, sundry publications, local multiple actor consultations and advocacy campaigns, as well as the presence and participation of AL-LAs in dozens of international seminars, forums, congresses, summits and conferences.