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Meeting of the Monitoring Committee of the Congress of Local and Regional  Authorities of the Council of Europe

The committee will hold specific discussions on the post-monitoring process in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the current situation in Ukraine. The trend in the state of local democracy in Georgia will be addressed in the presence of Tengiz Shergelashvili, Georgia's First Deputy Minister for Regional Development and Infrastructure. 

In the context of the committee meeting, a delegation from the Congress, led by the Monitoring Committee's Chair, Lars O. Molin (Sweden, EPP/CCE) and composed in particular of Jean-Claude Frécon, President of the Congress Chamber of Local Authorities (France, SOC) and Andreas Kiefer, Secretary General of the Congress, will also have a meeting with the President of the Republic of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades, and Interior Minister, Socratis Hasikos. 

Other items on the agenda include good practice in the implementation of human rights at local level and the electoral rights of voters who are de facto living abroad.

Contact on the spot:
Stéphanie Poirel, Congress Secretariat, Tel. : +33 (0)6 63 55 07 10 





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Council of Europe Office in Georgia