About CoR – Archive

The Committee of the Regions is an assembly that advises the European institutions on laws that affect EU cities and regions.

The Role of CoR

Taking into consideration that three-quarters of EU legislation is implemented at the local or regional level, therefore local and regional representatives must have a say in the development of new EU laws. This is accomplished by involving elected local representatives.

Furthermore, the Commission and the European Parliament are required to consult the CoR on legislative proposals […]

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About CoR

The Committee of the Regions (CoR) is an advisory body made up of representatives from regional and local governments from across Europe. It is considered as the voice of the European regions. CoR ensures that the regional and local identities, competencies and needs are respected. In other words, CoR is the force for a more […]

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History of CoR

Committee of the Regions (CoR) is the only supranational body of the EU that consists of representatives of regional and local bodies. It was established by the 1992 Treaty on European Union (TEU). As it is stated in the Preamble to the TEU, the goal is to strengthen the union even further among the peoples […]

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