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Thorbjørn Jagland: Local and regional authorities are an important part of the Council of Europe

30.03.2017

'Local and regional authorities are a very important part of the Council of Europe's work to enhance human rights, rule of law and democracy...

Strengthening local government through direct applicability of the European Charter of Local Self-Government in domestic legal systems

30.03.2017

In a debate held during the 32nd session, on 28 March 2017, the Congress spoke of the status of the European Charter of Local Self-Government...

Migration: Congress adopts report on the role of local authorities in reception and integration

30.03.2017

Local authorities are in the front line when it comes to dealing with the increase in the number of migrants and refugees arriving in Europe...

10th anniversary of the European Local Democracy Week (ELDW)

30.03.2017

In the context of its 32nd Session, the Congress held an exchange of views on European Local Democracy Week (ELDW).

The Chair of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe addresses the members of the Congress

30.03.2017

“Both your programmes and ours are aimed at promoting the Council of Europe’s values, bolstering inter-institutional co-operation...

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27.03.2017

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