On September 26, 2012, Their Royal Highnesses Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia of Asturias were in Cádiz to attend the opening of the XXV Asamblea General del Consejo de Municipios y Regiones de Europa (CEMR) held at the Palacio de Congresos de Cádiz.
“The Asamblea General del Consejo de Municipios y Regiones de Europa (CEMR) is the largest organization of local authorities in Europe. 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. CEMR is the European branch of Cities and Local Governments, World Organization of local authorities.
The aim of CEMR is two-fold: to influence European legislation on behalf of local and regional authorities and provide a platform for exchanges between its member associations, their elected representatives and experts.”
The theme of this year’s meeting is “Decentalization, Democracy, Development: Innovating in 3D” For more information about the Asamblea General del Consejo de Municipios y Regiones de Europa please visit their official website here.
Sources: CEMR2012 and CDSMR