COVID-19: Functioning of the Congress and its Secretariat
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe has taken several steps to pursue its activities while implementing the measures recommended by the health authorities of member states and the World Health Organisation, in accordance with Council of Europe policy.
- Europe’s towns, cities and regions prepare post-covid recovery strategies that learn from the health crisis
- Congress debates post-COVID-19 crisis recovery, protection of LGBTI people and local referendums
- Call for photos and testimonials: “Together in the Distance: Building New Solidarities in a Changing World”
- German Minister Michael Roth: "Cooperation at all levels of government is key to tackling Covid-19 effectively and safeguarding human rights”
- Human Rights Handbook for Local and Regional Authorities aimed at promoting social rights at local level
In the context of the sanitary crisis, the secretariat of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities remains operational and partially work remotely via telework. The Congress staff can be reached by email, as well as by phone. The contact details of the Congress Secretariat are available on the web page below.