The thematic spokespersons of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities are appointed by the Congress Bureau to follow the activities of other bodies or other organisations on specific subjects.

European Local Democracy Week (ELDW) European Local Democracy Week (ELDW)
South-med Partnership South-med Partnership
Human Rights at local and regional levels Human Rights at local and regional levels
Roma issues Roma issues
Gender equality Gender equality
Youth Youth
Promoting Public Ethics and Preventing Corruption Promoting Public Ethics and Preventing Corruption
Observation of Local and Regional Elections Observation of Local and Regional Elections