Review of the first meeting of the Standing committee

The Standing committee of the CALRE meeting in hybrid format

The Standing committee of the CALRE met on 28 January 2022 in hybrid format, in Namur (Belgium) and by videoconference. On the occasion of this meeting, Mr Elio Di Rupo, Minister-President of the Government of Wallonia and member of the European Committee of the Regions, expressed his conviction that the European Union, if it wants… Continue reading Review of the first meeting of the Standing committee

Handover ceremony of the presidency of the Conference of European Regional Legislative Assemblies

President Marcourt receives from the hands of President Matos the makila, a pilgrim's staff which symbolizes the presidency of the CALRE

On 28 January 2022, President Marcourt received from the hands of Mr Gustavo Matos Expósito, President of the Parliament of the Canary Islands, the makila, a pilgrim’s staff which symbolizes the presidency of the CALRE. President Matos was present in Namur for the first meeting of the Standing Committee of the CALRE. In his speech,… Continue reading Handover ceremony of the presidency of the Conference of European Regional Legislative Assemblies

Handover ceremony of the presidency and first meeting of the Standing committee

The Parliament of Wallonia in Namur (Belgium)

The Parliament of Wallonia will host, this 28 January 28 2022, two events in the frame of the presidency of the Conference of European Regional Legislative Assemblies (CALRE). The ceremony marking the handover of the presidency of the CALRE will be held at 9:30.Mr Jean-Claude Marcourt, who was elected President of the Conference for the… Continue reading Handover ceremony of the presidency and first meeting of the Standing committee

Cohesion policy under debate in the plenary session of the European Committee of the Regions

President Marcourt speaks at the 148th plenary session of the European Committee of the Regions

The President of the CALRE, Mr Jean-Claude Marcourt, attended a high-level debate on the implementation of cohesion policy on 27 January 2022, as part of the 148th plenary session of the European Committee of the Regions. This debate, in which Mrs Elisa Ferreira, European Commissioner for Cohesion and Reforms, and Mrs Lilyana Pavlova, Vice-President of… Continue reading Cohesion policy under debate in the plenary session of the European Committee of the Regions

President Marcourt takes part in the first meeting of the Bureau of the European Committee of the Regions

President Marcourt speaks at the first meeting of the Bureau of the European Committee of the Regions

At the invitation of Mr Apostolos Tzitzikostas, President of the European Committee of the Regions, Mr Jean-Claude Marcourt, President of the CALRE, took part, on 25 January 2022, in the first meeting of the Bureau of the European Committee of the Regions. In accordance with the memorandum of understanding between the European Committee of the… Continue reading President Marcourt takes part in the first meeting of the Bureau of the European Committee of the Regions

President Marcourt welcomes the election of Mrs Roberta Metsola as President of the European Parliament

Roberta Metsola, President of the European Parliament

On behalf of the 72 members of the Conference of European Regional Legislative Assemblies (CALRE), Mr Jean-Claude Marcourt, President of the Parliament of Wallonia and of the CALRE, has expressed to Mrs Roberta Metsola, recently elected to the presidency of the European Parliament, his congratulations and his best wishes for the exercise of her new… Continue reading President Marcourt welcomes the election of Mrs Roberta Metsola as President of the European Parliament

President Marcourt pays tribute to David Sassoli

David Maria Sassoli, first President of the 9th legislature of the European Parliament

It is with great emotion that Mr Jean-Claude Marcourt, President of the Parliament of Wallonia and of the Conference of European Regional Legislative Assemblies (CALRE), learned of the death of Mr David Maria Sassoli, President of the European Parliament, which occurred on 11 January 2022. In a letter addressed to members of the Bureau of… Continue reading President Marcourt pays tribute to David Sassoli

Jean-Claude Marcourt, President of the Parliament of Wallonia, takes over the presidency of the CALRE for one year

President Matos and President-elect Marcourt on 23 November 2021 at the Parliament of the Canary Islands

After having been unanimously elected by the Plenary assembly of the Conference of European Regional Legislative Assemblies (CALRE) which took place on 23 November 2021 at the Parliament of the Canary Islands in Tenerife, Mr Jean-Claude Marcourt, President of the Parliament of Wallonia (Belgium), is holding the presidency of the Conference from 1 January 2022… Continue reading Jean-Claude Marcourt, President of the Parliament of Wallonia, takes over the presidency of the CALRE for one year

The parliaments and assemblies of the EU highlight the unprecedented work carried out by the Canary Islands at the head of CALRE

Gustavo Matos gives the witness of the presidency of CALRE 2022 to the president of the Parliament of Wallonia, Jean-Claude Marcourt, unanimously elected new president of the plenary assembly held this Friday in the Parliament of the Canary Islands The parliaments and regional assemblies of Europe represented in CALRE agreed today in the unprecedented work… Continue reading The parliaments and assemblies of the EU highlight the unprecedented work carried out by the Canary Islands at the head of CALRE

Multi-level governance and active subsidiarity for sustainable recovery and resilience

​​​​​​​Workshop co-organised by the European Committee of the Regions & Conference of Regional Legislative Assemblies of the EU (CALRE)​ within the framework of the European Week of Regions and Cities​.  Addressing crisis, but also establishing sound and efficient long-term policies adopting legislation and regulation at the right government level (subsidiarity) and implementing these in a spirit… Continue reading Multi-level governance and active subsidiarity for sustainable recovery and resilience