Promotion of public ethics and good governance at the local level in the focus of the Council of Europe`s Congress of Local and Regional Authorities` 31st session

img_8985The 31st session of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe is held from 19th to 21st October 2016 in Strasbourg. This year’s topic in the focus of the Congress is “Ethics and transparency at local and regional level.”

In this topic, Congress will consider two reports on “Prevention corruption and the promotion of public ethics at local and regional level” and “Inappropriate use of administrative resources during the election campaign and the role of elected representatives from the local and regional level.” Members of Congress will also consider and report on women’s participation at local and regional level, as well as the Congress strategy to combat radicalization at local level.

At the very beginning, Congress has verified new delegations of Member States for the next four-year term. Congress has chosen a new president – Ms. Gudrun Mosler Törnström, who is the first woman elected for president of the Congress.

The session of the Congress, in front of the Delegation of Montenegro in Congress attended by Mr.Dragoslav Scekic, Mayor of Municipality of Berane and Ms.Vanja Starovlah, Secretary of the Delegation.