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Autumn Session of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe

photo (2)October 14 2014 – The members of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities will meet in 27th session in Strasbourg, France, from 14 to 16 October 2014.
Session of Congress is attended by a member of the Montenegrin delegation in Congress, Mrs. Marija Catovic, Mayor of Municipality Kotor.
The new president of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities – Mr.Jean Claude Frecon, a member of the French delegation in Congress, who will perform the duty the next two years, was elected.
Within the 27th session, Members of the Congress will be examining reports following the observation of the local elections in the Netherlands, Ukraine and Georgia. Several thematic debates are also on the agenda, in particular the question of “sufficient resources” for local authorities, inter-regional co-operation, the role of the media in building participatory democracy, promoting equal opportunities for people with disabilities and promoting diversity through intercultural education and communication strategies.