On 24 and 24 September 2010, NALAS participated at a meeting of secretaries general and directors of CEMR members. The NALAS representative, Mr Murat Daoudov addressed the participants at the opening debate, titled “CEMR and our partners on the ground in central/eastern Europe – building partnerships, promoting local democracy”, stressing the cooperation opportunities that exist between NALAS and CEMR. Noting that the cooperation between NALAS and CEMR has strengthened significantly in the past three years, Mr Daoudov said: “NALAS partnership with CEMR is indeed creating a good platform for the local government of SEE to increase their presence at the European level and strengthening the role of Associations in EU integration processes.

Speech of Mr Daoudov at the opening debate