The Bureau of the Congress met in Strasbourg, France, on 2 February 2018. In particular, it discussed the agenda of the 34th Session which will be held in March 2018, under the theme "Rights-based governance at local and regional levels ". The members adopted the draft co-operation agreement with the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) with a view to its signature at this session. In addition, the Bureau discussed the revision of Congress Rules and Procedures to include a code of conduct for Congress members. This revision is part of the Congress's work to promote ethics and prevent corruption at local and regional level. Several reports on these issues will be discussed at the 35th Session in November 2018.