Type of status with
reference to the Congress Rules and Procedures


Date of the
Bureau’s decision

Statutory Partner with the Congress (Rule 77)

Assembly of European Regions (AER)

10 February 2017

Council of European Municipalities and Regions (CEMR)

10 February 2017

Institutional Partner with the Congress (Rule 78)

Network of Associations of Local Authorities of South-East Europe (NALAS)

27 March 2017

Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR)

16 June 2017

European Association for Local Democracy (ALDA)

18 June 2018

Institutional Partner with the Chamber of Local Authorities (Rule 78)

Conference of Atlantic Arc Cities (CAAC)

16 June 2017

Observer Partner with the Congress
(Rule 79)

Confederation of Outermost Municipalities (CMU)

27 March 2017

Guest Observer with the Congress
(Rule 80)

China International Friendship Cities Association (CIFCA)

10 February 2017

Council of Local Authorities for International Relations (CLAIR)

16 June 2017

The Federation of Local Authorities in Israel

28 September 2020

Guest Observer with the Chamber of Local Authorities (Rule 80)

Association of Kosovo Municipalities (AKM)

10 February 2017

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The statuses granted by the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe are defined in the rules and procedures.

  • For the Partnership Status (See Chapter XVII)
  • For the Partner for local democracy status (See Chapter XV, Article 73)
Rules and Procedures of the Congress
Contacts contacts

For the 4 types of Partnership Status

Dolores Ríos Turón,
Imogen Hattenville, Assistant
+33 3 90 21 41 58  

For the Partner for Local Democracy Status

Dmitri Marchenkov
+33 3 88 41 38 44