European Committee of the Regions

THE EUROPEAN COMMITTEE OF THE REGIONS (COR) is the voice of regions and cities in the European Union (EU). It represents local and regional authorities across the European Union and advises on new laws that have an impact on regions and cities (70% of all EU legislation).

Group updates


Third meeting of the Broadband Platform: focus on digital transformation and recovery plan

The European Committee of the Regions (CoR) and the European Commission jointly held the third meeting of the Broadband Platform on 27 October.  Members learnt about the latest policy initiatives on digital transformation, such as the Digital Policy Programme, the Digital


Regions and cities welcome the European Digital Identity Wallet but point out the need for strong safeguards

The European Committee of the Regions has backed the idea of a European Digital Identity Wallet, which should enable citizens to prove their identity all across the European Union allowing them access both commercial and public services online.