37th Session of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe
The Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe will meet in Strasbourg, France, from 29 to 31 October 2019, for its 37th Session. Debates will be held on the cybersecurity of smart cities, the working conditions of local elected representatives, the fair distribution of taxes in trans-frontier areas, the use of languages by local and regional authorities, the protection of internally displaced persons, as well as on the regional dimension in the future of Europe.
Furthermore, other important topics such as the revision of the “Code of Good Practice for Civil Participation in the Decision-making process” and the granting of the status of “Partner of Local Democracy” to the Republic of Tunisia will be examined. Apart from the Members of the Congress, other esteemed guests will be present as well as youth delegates from the 47 Member States.
Finally, there will be a ceremony to mark the 70th anniversary of the Council of Europe.