MS SVETLANA GERASIMOVICH AT THE FOURTH ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF REGIONAL AND LOCAL AUTHORITIES FOR THE EASTERN PARTNERSHIP (CORLEAP)

On 29 September 2014 Deputy Chairperson of the Council for Cooperation of Local Self-Government Bodies at the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus, Chairperson of the Standing Committee of the Council of the Republic for Regional Policy and Local Self-Government Ms Svetlana Gerasimovich took part in the fourth annual Conference of Regional and Local Authorities for the Eastern Partnership (CORLEAP) held in Tbilisi (Georgia).

The main attention at the event was focused on the activity of the CORLEAP countries in the field of territorial cooperation, decentralization, local self-government and its capacity building. The members of CORLEAP also discussed ways of further developing cooperation between territorial authorities in partner countries and the EU cities and regions and adopted Recommendations to the Heads of State and Government gathering in Riga on May 2015 for the EaP Summit.

The meeting was followed by a conference «Funding and financing opportunities: key element for achieving a successful Eastern Partnership» which was organized in cooperation with European Investment Bank and dedicated to EU funds’ availability for the local and regional authorities in EaP countries.