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 Parliament of the Canary Islands becomes the center of the maximum validity of the Schuman discourse

The Parliament of the Canary Islands paid tribute this Friday the 70th  Schuman´s Celebration Day, on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the Robert Schuman Declaration that is commemorated this Saturday 9th of May . The initiative, promoted by the European Youth Association of the Canary Islands (Juveucan), was developed around two round tables with… Continue reading The Parliament of the Canary Islands becomes the center of the maximum validity of the Schuman discourse

Matos discusses with the Canarian MEPs and the seven parliamentary groups the need for the EU to contemplate the Canarian specifications in order to overcome this crisis

Canary Islands, April 20, 2020.- The President of the Canary Islands Parliament and the Conference of European Regional Legislative Assemblies (CALRE), Gustavo Matos, met this Monday with the two Canarian MEPs, Juan Fernando López Aguilar (S&D Group) and Gabriel Mato (EPP Group), together with the spokespersons of each political group in the European Affairs Committee… Continue reading Matos discusses with the Canarian MEPs and the seven parliamentary groups the need for the EU to contemplate the Canarian specifications in order to overcome this crisis

CALRE organises the I Transatlantic Parliamentary Forum

“The geopolitical context of the Atlantic has changed profoundly in recent times, for many reasons (…), the political situation but also economic and social of many countries bordering by our ocean that have gone through considerable (and often unexpected) developments with repercussions in the transatlantic relationship” was the moto of Ana Luís in the opening… Continue reading CALRE organises the I Transatlantic Parliamentary Forum

Importance of the role of Regional Parliaments with legislative powers in the future of Cohesion Policy discussed at CALRE’s workshop at the European Week of Regions and Cities

“The added value brought by decentralisation, regionalism and multilevel governance to the European project and its unity, pointing out the role played by the regions, specially of those with legislative powers, within the building of a truly supportive Europe, which invests in all its territories and which provides equal opportunities to all citizens” was the… Continue reading Importance of the role of Regional Parliaments with legislative powers in the future of Cohesion Policy discussed at CALRE’s workshop at the European Week of Regions and Cities

Statement of the President of CALRE on the occasion of CALRE’s Day

On the day of the 21st anniversary of the Founding Declaration of the Conference of European Regional Legislative Assemblies, signed in Oviedo in 1997, CALRE members renew their commitment to participate actively in the European Union decision-making process, being aware of the enhanced role they play in the institutional connection to European citizens, namely in… Continue reading Statement of the President of CALRE on the occasion of CALRE’s Day

President of the Regional Assembly of Murcia attends the XXII Conference of UNALE

The President of the Regional Assembly of Murcia, Rosa Peñalver, represents in Brazil the 74 regional parliaments of Europe in the Conference of Legislative States. Peñalver defended paradiplomacy as a necessary model to strengthen international relations and respond effectively to the common challenges of a globalized world, such as inmigration, subsidiarity, climate change, inequality or… Continue reading President of the Regional Assembly of Murcia attends the XXII Conference of UNALE