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Socialist Group (SOC)

The Congress of Local and Regional Authorities is an institution of the Council of Europe, responsible for strengthening local and regional democracy in its 47 member states. It brings together 648 elected officials representing more than 200 000 local and regional authorities and divided among several political groups.

 

The Socialist Group (SOC) comprises 203 members. It is chaired by Piero Fassino (Italy) and Yoomi Renström (Sweden).

Next plenary meeting of the Socialist Group

Date(s) the 17/10/2017

Next plenary meeting of the Socialist Group will take place at the eve of the 33d Session of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe. The meeting will be held on tuesday, 17 October 2017 from 15.30 till 17.30 in Room 7 of the Palace of the Council of Europe. 

DELEGATIONS FROM MOROCCO AND TUNISIA VISITED THE CONGRESS

Date(s) from 29/03/2017 to 29/03/2017

DELEGATIONS FROM MOROCCO AND TUNISIA VISITED THE CONGRESS

Delegations of Mayors and local administrators visited the Congress during its 2017 March session. The Delegations were received by the Congress’ President, Mr. Gudrun Mosler-Törnström, by the General Secretary, Mr. Andreas Kiefer, by the permanent Committees’ Presidents and by the Spokesperson of the Congress for the Southern Mediterranean Partnerships, Mr. Piero Fassino. The purpose of this meeting was to launch a structured cooperation between the Congress and the two Countries’ visiting ... Read more »

RECOGNIZING ROMA’S RIGHTS AND FIGHTING ANY DISCRIMINATION

Date(s) from 28/03/2017 to 28/03/2017

The Congress approved the proposed Declaration by the Mayors of the European Council’s States members presented by John Warmisham (UK/SOC), the Congress’ Spokesperson against the antiziganism. The Declaration’s core point is the engagement to recognize Rom’s rights, to facilitate their integration, to fight against any form of discrimination and hostility against gipsy communities.

Mr Warmisham stressed that according to the signed Declaration the mayors expressed their conviction ... Read more »