The REGIONAL UNION OF MUNICIPALITIES OF EPIRUS (GREECE) is a not for profit organisation of local authorities, the aims of which include:
- collaboration with institutions and bodies of Local and Regional Authorities of the European Union and international organizations and countries,
- cooperation with organisations in the public and private sector who are active in local government issues: culture, decentralisation and development,
- participation in institutions and organizations, planning, helping and supporting initiatives that strengthen decentralisation, local development, culture , economy and tourism,
- participation in actions and measures for the improvement of life, environmental protection and social cohesion.
PED EPIRUS is staffed by university and postgraduate scientists with extensive experience, and uses extra assistance of external partners - experts from various disciplines required for the implementation of national and European programmes.