This reciprocal relationship between local and regional stakeholders on the one hand,
and the European Union (EU) on the other, which is essential for European integration,
seems self-evident today. The creation of the Committee of the Regions 25 years ago was
an expression of this willingness to involve local and regional authorities and to enable them
to represent their interests in the EU’s institutional architecture.
Agriculture, Rural development, EU communication policy, Fundamental rights and rule of law, Multi-level governance and devolution, Public administration, Subsidiarity and proportionality, Future of Europe, Cohesion policy reform, European Structural and Investment Funds, Multi-annual financial framework (MFF), Territorial cohesion, Urban policy, Economic and Monetary Union (EMU), Europe 2020 Strategy, European Fund for Strategic Investment (EFSI), Economic Governance, Investment policy, Circular economy, Climate change policy, Covenant of Mayors, Development cooperation, Euro-Mediterranean Partnership, Eastern Partnership, Digital policy and connectivity, Equality, Social economy, Youth policy, Urban mobility
President, Vice-president, Plenary, CIVEX (Commission for Citizenship, Governance, Institutional and External affairs), COTER (Commission for Territorial Cohesion Policy), ECON (Commission for Economic Policy), ENVE (Commission for Environment, Climate change and Energy), NAT (Commission for Natural Resources), SEDEC (Commission for Social Policy, Education, Employment and Culture)
European Committee of the Regions