COR Opinion: Devolution in the European Union and the place for local and regional self‑government in EU policy making and delivery

Written by .Gazda Zoltan

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The opinion can be found here in all official languages of the EU.

Just enter "Devolution in the European Union and the place for local and regional self-government in EU policy making and delivery" for the title.

As Romania is planning an administrative reorganization, the following paragraph is relevant:

71. Calls on the Member States to carry out any territorial reorganisation or future local government reforms in a careful, considered and well-planned way and in accordance with the Charter on Local Self-Government and the European Reference Framework for Regional Democracy, which guarantees and strengthens local self-government based on the principles of democracy, proximity and decentralisation;