Our Members have the power to shape the future of Europe from the ground up. They represent the EU's one million locally elected leaders, and come together at the CoR to ensure that the needs, ambitions and aspirations of millions of citizens are heard and acted upon.
Local administrators are among the most trusted politicians in Europe. They draw their expertise by remaining closest to the reality of our towns, cities and regions. Day after day, they can be found with their sleeves rolled up in our communities, busy finding solutions to challenges big and small.
By putting them back at the center of European decision-making, the Committee of the Regions unites them through an inspiring purpose: ensuring that the EU hears and understands what is happening at regional level, and promoting solutions that have been tried-and-tested on the ground, close to our people.
That is why the European Committee of the Regions is the institution that thousands of local representatives want to join, take part in and develop. With Members coming from all over Europe, zoom or click on the map to find and contact your representative at the Committee of the Regions.
The European Committee of the Regions at a glance
The European Committee of the Regions is a political body bringing together and empowering Europe's locally elected representatives:
- 329 Members and 329 Alternates from all EU countries
- 300 regions
- 100 000 local authorities
- 1 million local politicians
- Representing 441 million citizens
The CoR operates according to the expertise of its Members in:
- 6 commissions
- 6 political groups
- 6 annual plenaries
- Hundreds of local and international meetings