DIPUTACIÓN DE GRANADA - Delegación de Empleo y Desarrollo Provincial

National Network

Avenida Andalucía sn
18014 Granada

E-Mail (2)
Organisation Type
Local/Regional Authority
Year of Establishment
Fields of Activity
  1. Democracy and community development
  2. Environment/Sustainable development
  3. Heritage
  4. International/Cultural relations
  5. Research
  6. Youth and education
General Information
The Provincial Council of Granada is a Public Administration (NUTS III) coordinating municipal services in the whole province of Granada through legal, economic and technician assistance to 170 town councils. It is compose by a President and 27 local elected representatives, 1.600 employees from 12 departments and consortium. Budget 289 M€ (2015) excluding the budget for Community financing. Partners: local authorities, education, cultural and research institutions. Cooperation networks: Arco Latino, Med Group Eurocities, EuropeDirect, RedReto and several national networks.
Mission and Objectives

Main Goal:
Technical, economic and technological support to enable local resources to provide consistent quality services throughout the country.
Coordinate municipal services and organize utilities sustainable municipal character.
Strategic Goals:
Providing municipalities and their citizens the tools to ensure the cohesion, security and development.
Improve the queality of life of the municipalities and their citizens.
Working for a sustainable land management.
Work for social and economic development of different regions of the province.
Strengthening of civic, public and democratic dimension of our municipalities.
Achieve an effecient and structured local system.

Main Projects / Activities

Provincial Council of Granada has close cooperation with several european regions (FEDER and FSE) through the colaboration in programs as INTERREG IVB, INTERREG IVC, MED, POCTEFEX, LIFE or SUDOE.
The PRovincial Council of Granada had participated in several internacional and national projects in the last 15 years.
Currently it is taking part in the following internacional projects:
.- CesR - Cooperatives of employment and services in rural areas.
.- EMMA - Entrepreneurship methodology mediterranean assistance.
.- WIDE - Innivation in the MED area.
.- AGROPAISAJES - Peri-urban agricultural landscapes.
.- INNOMERCAMED - Relationship betwen Granadian and Marroccaine bussines.
.- ETNOMED - Cultural Heritage.
.- CULTURMED - Cultural Heritage.
.- I4Food - Interregional cooperation for competitive and sustainable regional food industries.
.- ITERA-AA - Rural development and innovation.
.- Tourage - Developing Senior Tourism in Remote Regions.

How can you contribute to the Network in your country?

For Provincial Council of Granada is a priority to coninue collaborating in european partnerships that contributing to the promotion of the socioeconomic development of our province.
Development in the following areas thar has been working for years: rural enterprise development, training and employment, promotion of cultural heritage, social responsibility of organizations and companies, international cooperation....
The Provincial Council of Granada, in addition to collaborating with the 170 municipalieties, with more than 1.800 contacts of associations, other public institutions, foundations and NGOs in the province through different projects and activities carried our in the territory.
Also it is working with national networks of the different work areas of priority development.
Networking the Council of Granada has developed facilitates knowledge and knowledge transfer between European and national public entities, citizens and territory.
Other priority for the coming years is to consolidate our relationship with the Kingdon of Marrocco who, trhough POCTEFEX projects, have conducted seven cooperation projects during the last 4 years

Why do you want to join the ALF Network?

The Provincial Council of Granada believes in the intercultural public awareness through knowledge sharing and dissemination of experiences and cultures.
Networking between public and private entities from different countries helps us in a territiorial and common development.
ALF Networking will provide us new networks to work for the coomon citizenship, sustainable development, culture, environment....sharing and working new experiences.

Contact (1) Full Name
Juan Ramón La Chica Aranda
Job Title
Jefe de Servicio de Desarrollo - Delegación de Empleo y Desarrollo Provincial
Head of the organisation
Juan Ramón La Chica Aranda
Contact (2) Full Name
Jose Francisco Oliver Berta
Job Title (2)
Jefe de Sección Administrativa - Delegación de Empleo y Desarrollo Provincial