Council of European Municipalities and Regions (CEMR)

Conseil des communes et régions d'Europe (CCRE)
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URL: http://www.ccre.org/
URL: http://www.twinning.org/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/ccrecemr
LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/company/council-of-european-municipalities-and-regions
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/cemrccre

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Founded

1951-01-29 Geneva Switzerland

History

29 Jan 1951, Geneva (Switzerland), as Council of European Municipalities (CEM) – Conseil des communes d'Europe (CCE) – Consejo de Municipios de Europa – Rat der Gemeinden Europas (RGE) – Consiglio dei Comuni d'Europa – Raad der Europese Gemeenten. Previously referred to as Association of Local and Regional Authorities of Europe – Conseil européen des pouvoirs municipaux et régionaux (REG). Present name adopted 1984. As from 1 Jan 1991, following agreement signed 3 Oct 1990, Lisbon (Portugal), European regional section of B-XF6714 - World Organization of United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG). Most recent statutes adopted 11 Oct 2001. Registered in accordance with French law. EU Transparency Register: 81142561702-61.

Aims

Secure, strengthen and protect autonomy of local and regional authorities; facilitate operations of local and regional authorities, safeguard their liberties and contribute to their prosperity, in particular through development of inter-authority arrangements and undertakings; develop the European spirit amongst local and regional authorities with a view to promoting a federation of the European States founded on the autonomy of these communities; provide for the participation and representation of local and regional authorities in European and international institutions; achieve establishment amongst existing and future European institutions of an assembly representing local and regional authorities.

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'Assembly of Delegates' (every 3 years) consists of delegates of national associations and of direct members, representation depending on number of inhabitants of the country concerned: one for up to 100,000 inhabitants; 2 for 100,000-1 million; 3 for 1-5 million; 4 for 5-10 million; 5 for 10-20 million; 6 for 20-30 million; 7 for 30-40 million; 8 for 40-50 million; 9 for 50-60 million; 10 for over 60 million. 'Policy Committee' (meets twice a year), also with representation depending on number of inhabitants: one for up to 100,000 inhabitants; 2 for 100,000 to 5 million; 3 for 5-10 million; 4 for 10-30 million; 5 for 30-60 million; 6 for over 60 million. 'Executive Bureau', composed of President, 1st Vice President, a maximum of 9 Vice Presidents, including the Chairman of the Financial Management Committee and the Secretary General. International leadership comprises President, 1st Vice President, 3 Executive Presidents, 8 Vice Presidents who are members of the Bureau, 4 Vice Presidents who are not members of the Bureau and 2 Honorary Presidents. Committees (5); Working Groups (3).

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

UIA Org ID

XD0448

Last News

2020

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