COOPERATION BETWEEN THE CONGRESS OF LOCAL AND REGIONAL AUTHORITIES OF EUROPE AND THE LOCAL AND REGIONAL AUTHORITIES OF THE MEMBER STATES
The article presents the institutions of Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe. Its role is to promote local and regional democracy improve local and regional governance and strengthen authorities’ self-government. To this end, it shall cooperate closely with the local and regional authorities of the Member States. CLRAE is a pan-European political assembly, the 636 members of which hold elective office representing over 200,000 authorities in 47 European states.