Congress Current Affairs Committee Meets in Venice

Congress Current Affairs Committee Meets in Venice

09.03.2017

The Current Affairs Committee of the Congress will meet in Venice, Italy, on 9 March 2017, under the presidency of Gabriele Neff (Germany, ILDG), Chair of the Current Affairs Committee.

Mr Simone Venturini, the city’s deputy mayor responsible for social cohesion, employment, spatial development and infrastructure, will address participants before the opening of the meeting. Participants will look at the role of local and regional authorities in the reception of refugees and the integration of migrants and the situation of Roma and Travellers with a view to approving a resolution on the revised Charter of “European Political Parties for a Non-Racist Society” and a declaration of mayors and elected local and regional representatives of Council of Europe member states against anti-Gypsyism. They will also discuss the report “Forever young? The role of youth policies and youth work at local and regional levels in supporting young people’s transition to autonomy and working life” and moves to enable youth delegates to make a greater contribution to the Congress’s work. 

Source: http://www.coe.int/t/congress/files/events/2017/20170309-cur/default_EN.asp?


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