Georgia - 27 to 28 February 2013Objective: to examine, in particular, the allegations of pressure put on elected representatives and local authorities which could undermine local democracy and raise issues in the light of the European Charter of Local Self-Government.
Belgium, 13 to 14 May 2008Objective: to clarify the situation following the failure by the Flemish Home Affairs Minister to appoint mayors in three municipalities with special linguistic arrangements in the
Latvia, 14 - 15 April 2008Objective: to assess changes in the situation since the Congress' adoption in 2005 of the report on "Local democracy and on the participation of non-citizens in public and political life at local level in Latvia".
Turkey, 8 - 10 August 2007Objective: to examine the complaints made about the suspension and dismissal of four mayors in south-eastern Anatolia.
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