Statute within the Congress
General ProfileHe is currently: Senator of the Loire department in Rhône-Alpes; Municipal Councillor of Pouilly-lès-Feurs; and a member of the French Mayors Association, responsible for financial relationships between the Government and Local Administration.
He has been a member of Congress since 1994, a Congress Vice President since 2002 as well as the President of the Congress French delegation since 2004.
He is the Congress Spokesman on: Azerbaijan, "The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia", Romania, the financial situation of local administration in Germany and general Spokesman for the European Forum of local democracy in Kiev (2009).
He has been an Elections observer in Albania, Azerbaijan, "The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia", Israel, Palestine, Romania and Tchetchenia.
He has been instrumental in missions in Sarajevo for the preparation of elections and in Marocco for the implementation of decentralisation and monitoring missions in Albania, Armenia, Belarus, Croatia, Georgia, Montenegro, Russia, Slovenia, Latvia.