The Committee of the Regions (CoR), established in 1994, was set up to address two main issues: showcasing European regional food by organizing
buffets cultural events in BrusselsBrussels (abbr. BRU, French: Bruxelles; Dutch: Brussel), officially the Brussels-Capital Region (French: Région de Bruxelles-Capitale; Dutch: Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest), is a region of Belgium comprising 19 municipalities, including the City of Brussels, which is the capital of Belgium. The Brussels-Capital Region is located in the central portion of the country... and ensuring a political future to many mayors, regional presidents and other councilors.
Its work is based on three key principles:
- Subsidiarity: it ensures that the European Union does not take on tasks which are better suited to national, regional or local administrations
- Proximity: the majority of the CoR members should be very close to national politicians (better if blood-related, friends, or business partners). They are also close to the citizens, even if the citizens are not aware of this
- Partnership: the “multi-level governance” decision-making process can lead to good European governance only if the European, national, regional and local governments keep slowing down each other’s decisions
The Treaties oblige the European Commission and the CouncilThe Council of the European Union and The European Council have two things in common: the name and the fact that they represent the position of their member state's executive. To avoid confusion, we thought of grouping the two definitions in the same page: understanding by the context to which... of the European Union to consult the Committee of the Regions, in the same way adolescents ask the opinion of their parents.