The Congress of Local and Regional Authorities has been taking part in the observer missions for local elections in the 46 Council of Europe member countries and, sometimes beyond, since 1990, and has conducted almost 115 election observation missions to date. Observing local elections is one of the Congress’s action priorities. This activity complements the political monitoring of the European Charter of Local Self-Government, which constitutes the cornerstone of local democracy in Europe.

The Committee on the Honouring of Obligations and Commitments by member states of the European Charter of Local Self-Government - Monitoring Committee -  is responsible for monitoring the application of the Charter

 Monitoring Committee

Monitoring Committee and Observation of local and regional elections

Committee Secretary
Stéphanie Poirel
Assistant: Ekaterina Kotnova
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