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SOC/G/PD

Group of Socialists, Greens and Progressive Democrats (SOC/G/PD)

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 150 000 local and regional authorities and divided among several political groups.

The Group of Socialists, Greens and Progressive Democrats (SOC/G/PD) comprises 193 members. It is chaired by Karl-Heinz Lambertz (Belgium).

New President of the Group and new Bureau elected on 3 March 2021

Date(s) the 03/03/2021

At the online plenary meeting of the Group held on 3 March Mr. Karl-Heinz Lambertz (Belgium) was elected as a new President of the Group. A new Bureau of the Group was elected as well in the following composition: 

1st Vice-President -   Vladimir Prebilic (Slovenia)
2nd Vice-President – Lara Garlito (Spain)
3d Vice-President –   Sören Schumacher (Germany)

Treasurer:
Mr Jean-Pierre Liouville (France)

Auditors:
Kirstine Bille (Denmark) 
Karin Thomasson (Sweden)
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“4 YEARS OF PASSIONATE COMMITMENT TOGETHER” PIERO FASSINO’S FAREWEL MESSAGE. YOOMI RENSTROM IS A NEW PRESIDENT OF THE GROUP.

Written written the 31/03/2020

Dear Colleagues,

As you know, the March Session of the Congress was canceled due to the COVID-19 epidemic that is spreading in many countries. An epidemic that, in order to be defeated, requires strict precautionary measures, including the prohibition of concentration of people.

In these hours thousands of Mayors and local and regional administrators, together with the health structures, are working to alleviate the suffering of citizens and guarantee them the necessary care to save their ... Read more »

Next Meeting of the Group of Socialists, Greens and Progressive Democrats

Date(s) the 16/03/2020

The Group of Socialists, Greens and Progressive Democrats will hold its next plenary meeting at the eve of the 38th session of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe. The meeting will take place in Strasbourg from 15.30 till 17.30 (Room 7, Palace of Europe, Council of Europe), France.