In the list below, you can see the Congress reports on the Monitoring of the European Charter of Local Self-Government and the Observation of local and regional elections for each member State.

List of countries List of countries
Calendar calendar

Calendar of local and regional elections (PDF)

2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015

47 ratifications 47 ratifications

Opened for signature on 15 October 1985 and entered into force on 1 September 1988, the Charter is ratified by all 47 Council of Europe member states.

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Database of the monitoring of the European Charter of Local Self-Government

 CARTA-MONITOR

 Brochure

Monitoring Committee Monitoring Committee

The Committee on the Honouring of Obligations and Commitments by member states of the European Charter of Local Self-Government (Monitoring Committee) is responsible for assessing the application of the Charter.

More information More information

Detailed information on the monitoring of the European Charter of Local Self-Government can be found via the link below:

Contacts Contacts

Renate Zikmund
Head of Service a.i

Department of Statutory Activities 
Division of Local and Regional Election Observation
Assistant: Martine Roudolff
Email / + 33 3 88 41 28 29


Stéphanie Poirel
Monitoring Committee Secretary
Assistant: Ekaterina Kotnova
Email / + 33 3 90 21 52 44