The President of the Congress chairs the Bureau. It makes it possible to give all its singularity to the voice of the municipalities and the intermediate powers within the Congress. The Current Affairs Committee is responsible for studying the role of local and regional authorities with regard to major issues for European societies. The Committee on the Monitoring of Member States' Obligations and Commitments, or "Monitoring Committee", is responsible in particular for monitoring the application of the European Charter of Local Self-Government by the Member States, for preparing reports on the situation of local and regional democracy in the countries which have ratified the Charter and to study certain specific questions relating to local and regional democracy. The monitoring of local and regional democracy is based on monitoring the application of the European Charter of Local Self-Government in the form of missions to member states carried out by members of the Congress. In 2005, at the Warsaw Summit, the heads of state and governments of the member states of the Council of Europe reaffirmed the importance of local and regional democracy for Europe and underlined the major role of the Congress in its mission, again supporting its mandate.
However, the latter shows a particularly sad figure, it could be an allusion to the recent death of his first son, Phillippe, before the age of 9 years. The following season, against Bate Borisov, Shevchenko scored his first career UEFA Cup goal in a 2-0 win. Against CSKA Sofia, he scored his thirtieth European goal in fifty games since the start of his career in 1994. During the fourteenth day of the championship, Chevchenko scored an anthology goal against Juventus Turin: after recovering the ball in the center of the field, he dribbled past two defenders before shooting from a tight angle in the top corner. Congress”, which every two years rewards three municipalities for the implementation of innovative projects in the field of Roma inclusion. The implementation of this project was also an opportunity for the participants to develop their relationships and set up partnerships. Positioned in first place from the 3rd day of the championship, the Sedanais will not let go, gradually widening the gap to ensure the rise in D1. Meanwhile, Rostov was beaten by FK Sochi (2-4) and left the podium in favor of CSKA Moscow, which regained third place after its away success against Ural Yekaterinburg (2-0) while Sochi sits fourth, with the pair tying 19 points two behind the top pair.
Every two years, Congress appoints a president from among the representatives or full members. It thus promotes the strengthening of local and regional democracy in all member states of the Council of Europe. In the past, the Congress has been active in strengthening local democracy and transfrontier co-operation in Europe. It has encouraged the creation of associations of local and regional authorities such as the Local Democracy Agencies (LDAs), the South East Local Authorities Association Network (NALAS), the European training network for local authorities ( ENTO) or the Association of Local Authorities of Georgia (NALAG). Bureaux of the two Chambers (the Chamber of Local Authorities and the Chamber of Regions) – is responsible for the preparation of the plenary session, the coordination of the work of the two Chambers and the Statutory Committees, as well as the preparation of the budget. The European Alliance of Cities and Regions for Roma Inclusion is an initiative of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe in co-operation with the Special Representative of the Secretary General for Roma Issues. This factory ceased its activity during the interwar period, but its technique and several cylinders were taken over by the Tosccan company, established since 2017 in the former premises of the Cosserat velvet factory in Amiens.
As part of its monitoring of local and regional democracy in Europe, the Congress maintains a regular dialogue with the authorities of the Member States of the Council of Europe. The Group of Independent Experts (GEI) assists the three committees in the implementation of their statutory responsibilities in the field of local and regional democracy. Cooperation programs are currently being implemented in Ukraine; financed by voluntary contributions. One of the particularities of this distribution is that it was generated by an automated system (Freeduc-Factory), which made it possible to draw numerous variants from it for local distribution. Numerous legislative reforms have thus been initiated by the Member States on the basis of the conclusions of the monitoring missions. 130,000 local and regional authorities in the Member States. In the process, its image deteriorated in the United States where some spectators in Chicago paid 2,000 euros to benefit from a VIP ticket giving them the right to access the field at the end of the meeting and to go home with a jersey and a signed ball. In October 2010, the Congress adopted a comprehensive reform of its structures and activities, aimed at increasing the impact of its action in order to make it more effective and more relevant for European citizens and their elected representatives.