Spring session of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe, 19 – 21 March 2013
Strasbourg – the Spring session of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe will be taking place between 19 – 21 March.
This year’s theme of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe is “Europe in crisis – the challenges for local and regional democracy”. The aim is to generate discussion and exchanges between European local and regional elected representatives in order to share information and find out more about ways of addressing not only the financial crisis but also the crisis of confidence in the political process.
As part of its co-operation with the other Council of Europe bodies, the Congress will be addressed by a representative of the Andorran Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers, by Thorbjørn Jagland, Secretary General of the Council of Europe, and by Jean-Claude Mignon, President of the Parliamentary Assembly.
A delegation from Slovenia, led by Bernardka Krnc, the Mayor of Šmarješke toplice and accompanied by Matej Gomboši, the Mayor of Beltinci, will also attend the Spring session of the Congress.
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