The Governance Committee adopted a report on “Home Sharing Platforms, Challenges and Opportunities for Municipalities”. The Commitee reviewed five other reports in progress, namely on: “Territorial Solidarity: the role regions can play”, “Smart Cities and Smart Regions”, “The future role of the municipal councillor”, “Deliberative democracy at local and regional level” and “Regional identities: improving dialogue to reduce regional tensions”. The Committee also held exchanges of views on a report on “Ensuring the Respect of the European Charter of Local Self-Government in Major Crisis Situations” as a contribution to the work of the Monitoring Committee on this report.

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Home sharing platforms, Congress Committee calls for a long-term vision based on sustainable development

Governance Committee 10 February 2021 Strasbourg, France

Congress Governance Committee adopts report on “Home sharing Platforms: Challenges and Opportunities for Municipalities” at its meeting on 10 February 2021. Rapporteur Róbert-Csongor Grüman (Romania, EPP/CCE) highlighted the opportunities offered by home sharing platforms such as more accessible...

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The Congress Monitoring, Governance and Current Affairs Committees will hold their meetings remotely

4 February 2021 Strasbourg, France

The Monitoring, the Governance and the Current Affairs Committees will hold their online meetings on 10 and 11 February 2021. The Current Affairs Committee will consider for adoption a report on “Protection of LGBT people in the context of rising anti-LGBT hate speech and discrimination: The role...

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The Governance Committee is responsible for legal and political issues relating to the effective development of good governance and democracy at local and regional levels. Its work focuses on promoting the implementation and development of the Council of Europe's legal instruments and recommendations in the field of local and regional democracy.

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