Final academic conference of the REGIOPARL

The final academic conference of the REGIOPARL

The last decades have witnessed growing attention to the regional involvement in European affairs and an increasing regional focus in research on the interplay of the European Union and its Member states.In this context, the Regional Parliaments Lab research project (REGIOPARL) has organised its final academic conference on 20 and 21 October 2022 in Krems… Continue reading Final academic conference of the REGIOPARL

Presentation of the activities of the CALRE to the presidents of the Austrian state parliaments

President Marcourt addresses the Conference of presidents of the Austrian state parliaments

At the invitation of Mrs Manuela Khom, President of the State Parliament of Styria, President Marcourt had the opportunity to present the activities of the CALRE before the Conference of presidents of the Austrian state parliaments on 17 October 2022 in Fohnsdorf (Austria). To the nine members of the Conference of Presidents, Mr Marcourt indicated… Continue reading Presentation of the activities of the CALRE to the presidents of the Austrian state parliaments

Launch of the new Cohesion Alliance

The President of the European Committee of the Regions and the European Commissioner for cohesion together with the chairs of the leading European associations of cities and regions

As part of the 151st plenary session of the European Committee of the Regions, President Marcourt carried the voice of the CALRE during a “debate on the new Cohesion Alliance for new challenges” on 12 October 2022. Opening the debate, Mr Vasco Alves Cordeiro, President of the European Committee of the Regions, suggested examining different… Continue reading Launch of the new Cohesion Alliance

Celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Conference of European Regional Legislative Assemblies

Twenty-five years after the signing of the Document of Oviedo which created the Conference of European Regional Legislative Assemblies (CALRE), representatives of 24 member assemblies took part, on 6 and 7 October 2022, in an event celebrating this anniversary to the General Junta of the Principality of Asturias (Spain). The working sessions, held in the… Continue reading Celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Conference of European Regional Legislative Assemblies

The CALRE celebrates its 25th anniversary on 6 and 7 October 2022 in Oviedo

The General Junta of the Principality of Asturias which will host the event

The date of 7 October 2022 will mark the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Document of Oviedo which created the Conference of the Regional Legislative Assemblies of the European Union (CALRE).This anniversary will be celebrated at an event to be held on Thursday 6 and Friday 7 October 2022 in Oviedo, capital of… Continue reading The CALRE celebrates its 25th anniversary on 6 and 7 October 2022 in Oviedo

President Marcourt meets with the main authorities of the NCSL

Mr Scott Saiki, President Emeritus of the NCSL, and Mr Jean-Claude Marcourt, President of the CALRE

Pursuing his objective of encouraging dialogue between the CALRE and other interparliamentary organisations, President Marcourt met, on 5 September 2022 in Brussels, with the members of the Executive Committee of the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL), including its President Emeritus, Mr Scott Saiki, and its President-Elect, Mr Brian Patrick Kennedy. Founded in 1975, the… Continue reading President Marcourt meets with the main authorities of the NCSL

Towards stronger cooperation with the National Conference of State Legislatures

The Secretary general of the CALRE surrounded by representatives of NCSL

On the sidelines of the legislative summit of the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) which is being held in Denver (United States) from 1 to 3 August 2022, Mr Benjamin Hurard, Secretary general of the CALRE, met with Mr J.J. Gentry, Staff Chair, and with Mr John Mahoney, Head of the Institute for International… Continue reading Towards stronger cooperation with the National Conference of State Legislatures

The CALRE will celebrate its 25th anniversary on 6 and 7 October 2022 in Oviedo

Presidents Marcos and Marcourt in the room that will host the debate on 6 October 2022

The General Junta of the Principality of Asturias will host, on 6 and 7 October 2022 in Oviedo (Spain), an event commemorating the 25th anniversary of the constitution of the CALRE on 7 October 1997, the date on which the Declaration of Oviedo was signed. On the occasion of a presentation to the press in… Continue reading The CALRE will celebrate its 25th anniversary on 6 and 7 October 2022 in Oviedo

Visit of President Marcourt to the Landtag of Bavaria

Vice-President Freller and President Marcourt in the Plenary Hall of the Bavarian Landtag

The President of the CALRE, Mr Jean-Claude Marcourt, made a trip to the Landtag of Bavaria (Germany) on 6 July 2022. The purpose of the visit was to take stock with Mr Karl Freller, First Vice-President of the Landtag of Bavaria and representative of Germany within the Standing committee of the CALRE, on the participation… Continue reading Visit of President Marcourt to the Landtag of Bavaria

Review of the second annual meeting of the Standing committee

The Standing committee of the CALRE met on 1 July 2022 at the European Committee of the Regions in Brussels (Belgium).

The Standing committee of the CALRE met on 1 July 2022 at the European Committee of the Regions in Brussels (Belgium). At the invitation of President Marcourt, Mr Vasco Alves Cordeiro, elected on 29 June 2022 to the presidency of the European Committee of the Regions, spoke notably to underline the opportunity offered by regional… Continue reading Review of the second annual meeting of the Standing committee