The 42nd Session of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe will take place from March 22nd to 24th, 2022, at the Palais de l’Europe, in Strasbourg (France).
Being ALDA an emanation of the Congress and a very close partner of the Congress and the Council of Europe as a whole, the Association will be present during the 3 day-event and will take actions at different levels.
The former has the objective to raise awareness about climate change and climate-induces migration among young generations, while the latter — Gem in — wants to support intercultural education at school and in non-formal youth environments as a vehicle to foster social inclusion, cross-cultural dialogue, and active citizenship.
The 42ns Congress’ Session will also represent the occasion to celebrate ALDA’s 20 years of activities, at the very same place of its creation in 1999
On the other hand, the whole event will be attended in person by ALDA Secretary General Antonella Valmorbida, participating to the dense agenda.
On the afternoon of March 22nd, a session on the situation in Ukraine is planned, during which the Ukrainian President, Mr Zelenski has been invited to take the floor by video conference.
The 42ns Congress’ Session will also represent the occasion to celebrate ALDA’s 20 years of activities, at the very same place of its creation in 1999, the Council of Europe, after the pandemic imposed to celebrate online in 2020.
The celebration will then culminate in a lunch meeting at the Residence of the Italian Ambassador to the Council of Europe during the Italian Presidency.