Good governance


Resolutions and Recommendations

Committee of Ministers
Parliamentary Assembly
Congress of local and regional authorities
OING conferences

Committee of Ministers

Recommendation No R (2002) 1 on the Guiding Principles for sustainable spatial development of the European continent
adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 30 January 2002

Recommendation No R (97) 9 on a policy for the development of sustainable environment-friendly tourism in coastal areas
adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 2 June 1997

Recommendation No R (95) 9 on the integrated conservation of cultural landscape areas as part of landscape policies
adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 11 September 1995

Recommendation No R (94) 6 for a sustainable development and use of the countryside with a particular focus on the safeguarding of wildlife and landscapes
adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 5 September 1994

Recommendation No R (90) 12 on services and infrastructures in rural areas
adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 25 April 1990

Recommendation No R (85) 1 concerning balanced regional development
adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 22 January 1985

Recommendation No R (85) 18 concerning planning policies in maritime regions
adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 23 September 1985

Recommendation No R (84) 2 on the European Regional/Spatial Planning Charter
adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 25 January 1984

Recommendation No R (79) 9 concerning the identification and evaluation card for the protection of natural landscapes
adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 29 May 1979

Resolution (76) 34 on the Ecological Charter for Mountain Regions in Europe
adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 21 May 1976

Resolution (72) 19 on the European Soil Charter
adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 30 May 1972

Resolution (69) 36 on preservation of the countryside in the regional planning of non-urban areas
adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 31 October 1969

Resolution (68) 9 on the preservation of areas for outdoor leisure
adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 3 May 1968

Resolution (67) 17 on social aspects of regional development policy
adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 29 June 1967

Parliamentary Assembly

Recommendation 1888 (2009) towards a new ocean governance
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 2 October 2009

Recommendation 1885 (2009) on drafting an additional protocol to the European Convention on Human Rights concerning the right to a healthy environment
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 30 September 2009

Recommendation 1883 (2009) on the challenges posed by climate change
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 29 September 2009

Recommendation 1879 (2009) on the renewable energies and the environment
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 25 June 2009

Recommendation 1863 (2009) on the environment and health: better prevention of environment-related health hazards
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 13 March 2009

Recommendation 1829 (2008) on the transfrontier co-operation
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 25 January 2008

Recommendation 1823 (2008) on the global warming and ecological disasters”
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 22 January 2008

Recommendation 1731 (2006) on the Europe’s contribution to improving water management
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 24 January 2006

Recommendation 1761 (2006) on the preventing forest fires
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 30 June 2006

Recommendation 1669 (2004) on the transboundary water basins in Europe
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 25 June 2004

Recommendation 1668 (2004) on the management of water resources in Europe
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 25 June 2004

Recommendation 1638 (2003) on the Sustainable development of mountain regions
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 25 November 2003

Recommendation 1637 (2003) on the Pan-European environmental co-operation: the Council of Europe’s role after the Kyiv Ministerial Conference and the Johannesburg Summit
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 25 November 2003

Recommendation 1597 (2003) on the fifty years of the ECMT (European Conference of Ministers of Transport): transport policies for greater Europe
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 1st April 2003

Recommendation 1480 (2000) on the protection and the management of the Danube basin
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 20 September 2000

Recommendation 1461 (2000) on the Council of Europe’s role in regional planning
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 17 May 2000

Recommendation 1393 (1998) on the management and the protection of the landscape: a European convention
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 4 November 1998

Recommendation 1272 (1995) on a comprehensive European regional planning strategy
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 22 May 1995

Recommendation 1258 (1995) on an action programme for environmental education in teacher training
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 1 February 1995

Recommendation 1232 (1994) on the management of water resources in relation to agriculture
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 27 January 1994

Recommendation 1165 (1991) on the follow-up to the European Campaign for the countryside
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 23 September 1991

Recommendation 1015 (1985) on the protection of the Mediterranean environment
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 25 September 1985

Recommendation 997 (1984) on regional planning and protection of the environment in European coastal regions
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 4 October 1984

Recommendation 826 (1978) on recent developments concerning trunk communication and regional planning in Europe
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 24 January 1978

Recommendation 556 (1969) on the land use problems in town planning
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 12 May 1969

Recommendation 526 (1968) on co-operation in the field of regional planning under the Council of Europe Work Programme
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 10 May 1968

Recommendation 472 (1966) on the co-operation on town and country planning within the Council of Europe
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 30 September 1966

Resolution 687 (1979) on European regional planning, and the role and function of Alpine regions
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 30 January 1979

Order N 510 (1995) on a comprehensive European regional planning strategy
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 22 May 1995

Order N 498 (1994) on demographic change and sustainable development
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 28 June 1994

Order N 362 (1977) on regional planning
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 25 January 1977

Order N 273 (1968) on regional planning
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 10 May 1968

Order N 251 (1966) on the future work of the Joint Working Party on Regional Planning
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 30 September 1966

Congress of local and regional authorities

Recommendation 281 (2010) on After Copenhagen, cities and regions take up the challenge

Recommendation 287 (2010) on Intra-regional transport: a challenge for sustainable development and territorial cohesion

Recommendation 276 (2009) on improving indoor air quality : a new challenge for local authorities
debated and adopted by the Congress of local and regional authorities of the Council of Europe on 15 October 2009

Recommendation 271 (2009) on the global challenge of climate change : Local responses
debated and adopted by the Congress of local and regional authorities of the Council of Europe on 14 October 2009

Recommendation 266 (2009) on the future of cultural tourism – towards a sustainable model
debated and adopted by the Congress of local and regional authorities of the Council of Europe on 5 March 2009

Recommendation 265 (2009) on the good governance: a key factor for the sustainable economic development of regions
debated and adopted by the Congress of local and regional authorities of the Council of Europe on 5 March 2009

Recommendation 259 (2009) on the public water and sewer services for sustainable development
debated and adopted by the Congress of local and regional authorities of the Council of Europe on 3 March 2009

Recommendation 232 (2008) on biodiversity policies for urban areas
debated and adopted by the Congress of local and regional authorities of the Council of Europe on 14 March 2008

Recommendation 231 (2008) on the climate change: building adaptive capacity of local and regional authorities
debated and adopted by the Congress of local and regional authorities of the Council of Europe on 13 March 2008

Recommendation 230 (2008) on the local and regional authorities committed to sustainable consumption
debated and adopted by the Congress of local and regional authorities of the Council of Europe on 13 March 2008

Recommendation 225 (2007) on the challenges and opportunities for peripheral and sparsely populated region
adopted by the Congress of local and regional authorities of the Council of Europe on 1 June 2007

Recommendation 224 (2007) on the ensuring territorial continuity of social services in rural regions
adopted by the Congress of local and regional authorities of the Council of Europe on 1 June 2007

Recommendation 223 (2007) on balanced distribution of healthcare in rural regions
adopted by the Congress of local and regional authorities of the Council of Europe on 1 June 2007

Recommendation 220 (2007) on the environmental accounting for responsible local action
adopted by the Congress of local and regional authorities of the Council of Europe on 1 June 2007

Recommendation 215 (2007) on climate change: approaches at local and regional level
adopted by the Congress of local and regional authorities of the Council of Europe on 31 May 2007

Recommendation 190 (2006) on water management: a European contribution to the 4th World Water Forum
adopted by the Congress of local and regional authorities of the Council of Europe on 31 May 2006

Recommendation 189 (2006) on local and regional waste management and the sitting of landfills
adopted by the Congress of local and regional authorities of the Council of Europe on 31 May 2006

Recommendation 175 (2005) on outermost regions: a challenge to the balanced and sustainable development of European territory
adopted by the Congress of local and regional authorities of the Council of Europe on 2 June 2005

Resolution 128 (2002) on the problems of Europe’s countryside
adopted by the Congress of local and regional authorities of the Council of Europe on 21 March 2002

Resolution 63 (1998) on new prospects for regional/spatial planning policy in Greater Europe
adopted by the Congress of local and regional authorities of the Council of Europe on 27 May 1998

Resolution 257 (1994) on integrated planning and local development (PDF)
adopted by the Congress of local and regional authorities of the Council of Europe on 18 March 1994

Resolution 9 (1994) on regional/spatial planning prospects in the new Europe
adopted by the Congress of local and regional authorities of the Council of Europe on 3 June 1994

Resolution 238 (1992) on regional planning and the protection of water resources
adopted by the Congress of local and regional authorities of the Council of Europe on 19 March 1992

Resolution 210 (1990) on the revitalisation of the countryside: local and government action
adopted by the Congress of local and regional authorities of the Council of Europe on 6 March 1990

Resolution 204 (1989) on the destruction of Romanian villages and the European campaign for the countryside
adopted by the Congress of local and regional authorities of the Council of Europe on 8 March 1989

Resolution 203 (1989) on the follow-up to the European Campaign for the countryside
adopted by the Congress of local and regional authorities of the Council of Europe on 8 March 1989

Resolution 188 (1988) on regional policy and regional planning policies in Europe
adopted by the Congress of local and regional authorities of the Council of Europe on 15 March 1988

Resolution 47 (1964) on regional planning and the problems of regions suffering an economic decline
adopted by the Congress of local and regional authorities of the Council of Europe on 10 April 1964

Resolution 46 (1964) on regional planning and frontier areas
adopted by the Congress of local and regional authorities of the Council of Europe on 10 April 1964

Resolution 45 (1964) on regional planning and the expansion of under-developed regions
adopted by the Congress of local and regional authorities of the Council of Europe on 10 April 1964

Resolution 44 (1964) on regional planning and development of ancient buildings and historical or artistic site
adopted by the Congress of local and regional authorities of the Council of Europe on 10 April 1964

Resolution 43 (1964) on regional planning and the conservation of nature and landscape
adopted by the Congress of local and regional authorities of the Council of Europe on 9 April 1964

Resolution 42 (1964) on regional planning and the problem of maintaining the balance between town and country
adopted by the Congress of local and regional authorities of the Council of Europe on 9 April 1964

Resolution 41 (1964) on regional planning and political and administrative decentralisation
adopted by the Congress of local and regional authorities of the Council of Europe on 9 April 1964

Resolution 40 (1964) on regional planning policies in the various member countries
adopted by the Congress of local and regional authorities of the Council of Europe on 9 April 1964

Resolution 39 (1964) on European regional planning and the activities of international organisations on this question
adopted by the Congress of local and regional authorities of the Council of Europe on 9 April 1964

Resolution 38 (1962) on European regional planning
adopted by the Congress of local and regional authorities of the Council of Europe on 9 April 1964

Resolution 13 (1960) on the participation of local authorities in European regional planning
adopted by the Congress of local and regional authorities of the Council of Europe on 27 January 1960

Resolution 8 (1958) on European regional planning
adopted by the Congress of local and regional authorities of the Council of Europe on 31 October 1958

OING conferences

Declaration on a better prevention of environment related health hazards
adopted by the OING conferences on 27 January 2009

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