Welcome wordsThe 2015-2017 mandate of the Euro-Mediterranean Regional and Local Assembly (ARLEM) started on 12 February 2015, with the election of the new President of the European Committee of the Regions (CoR), Markku Markkula, Espoo City Council, Finland. President Markkula, who will act as the co-president of ARLEM representing the EU group, joins the co-president representing the Mediterranean group, Hani Abdelmasih Al Hayek, Mayor of Beit Sahour, Palestine, who was nominated in December 2014. Mr Markkula and Mr Abdelmasih Al-Hayek will act as co-presidents of ARLEM for the next two and a half years.
the 9th plenary session ARLEM will take place in Egypt (tbc)
09 July 2015 - Meeting with Libyan mayors