Apostolos Tzitzikostas, Governor of the Region of Central Macedonia, Greece, was elected today as president of the European Committee of the Regions.

Tzitzikostas’ vision for the new mandate of the CoR builds on putting the EU at the service of its people and their places of living in a sustainable, cohesive and inclusive way. One if his main aims is to modernise European democracy so that it answers efficiently the needs of the people in the future European Union. Tzitzikostas will also work on raising the profile of the CoR and its members both in Brussels and with Europe’s local and regional authorities.

“Together, we must make our Committee the bridge between Europe and its citizens. Our institution should make sure that the European Union is permanently at the service of its people and their places of living.”

Tzitzikostas has been Governor of the Region of Central Macedonia since 2014 and an active EPP-CoR member since 2015.

About the President: https://cor.europa.eu/en/about/president/Pages/president.aspx

 

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