Over the next 26, 27 and 28 September, the city of Cadiz will host the largest forum of debate on Local Government in Europe. This is due to the celebration in the city of the XXV Assembly Council of Municipalities and Regions of Europe, the umbrella organization of municipal associations and cities across the continent.
At the same are expected to attend more than one thousand mayors and local officials from across the continent, who will present their ideas on Local Government and models of collaboration between European government levels, national and local.
This meeting is organized by the Council of European Municipalities and Regions (CEMR) is the largest organization of local authorities in the continent. Its members are 55 national associations of towns, cities and regions from 40 European countries. Overall, are associations representing more than 100,000 local and regional authorities.
The aim of CEMR is twofold: to influence European legislation on behalf of local and regional authorities and to provide a platform for exchanges between its member associations, their elected representatives and experts. For the first time, this meeting is open to the participation of Latin America.