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The 21st Session of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities

Strasbourg – The 21st session of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities will take place from 18 to 20 March in Strasbourg.

The main focus of this session will be on the theme "Living together in dignity'' and with this on societal inclusion, involvement of citizens and awareness raising for human rights at local level.

Members will examine a report on the situation of Roma and the role of local and regional authorities in promoting their integration, new forms of citizen activism and urban violence, as well as efforts to combat child sex abuse.

Other items on the session agenda will include reports on the state of local and regional democracy in Serbia, Slovenia, Finland, Latvia and Bulgaria, and the local-election observation missions conducted in Albania and Moldova.

Slovenia will be represented by the Mayor of Šmarješke Toplice, Bernardka Krnc.