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Gudrun Mosler-Törnström, President of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities

Gudrun Mosler-Törnström (Austria, SOC) was elected President of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe on 19 October 2016 for a two-year term of office. She had previously held office as President of the Chamber of Regions of the Congress.

Chamber of Local Authorities Chamber of Local Authorities

Anders Knape,

President of the Chamber of Local Authorities

Anders Knape, President of the Chamber of Local Authorities of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe

Anders Knape (Sweden, EPP/CCE) was elected, on 20 October 2016,  President of the Chamber of Local Authorities of the Congress, for a two-year term of office.

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Chamber of Local Authorities

President's role President's role

The President's role is to direct the political activities of the Congress and its Chambers, to carry out Congress policy and to represent the Congress vis-à-vis other international organisations, within the context of the Council of Europe's general policy on external relations.

The President of the Congress ensures that decisions taken by the Congress are implemented and reacts on behalf of the Congress to current developments. He or she also presents the activities of the Congress and the texts that it has adopted to the Parliamentary Assembly and Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe.  

Chamber of Regions Chamber of Regions

Gunn Marit Helgesen,

President of the Chamber of Regions

Gunn Marit Helgesen, President of the Chamber of Regions of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council pf Europe

Gunn Marit Helgesen (Norvège, PPE-CCE) was elected President of the Chamber of Regions of the Congress, on 20 October 2016 for a two-year term of office.

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Chambre of Regions

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