CoD Governing Council (GC) Members convened in Bucharest for the 31st GC meeting

February 13th, 2020 

On February 13th, 2020, Member States of the CoD Governing Council, representatives of civil society and invited Observer States, convened in Bucharest for the 31st CoD Governing Council, chaired by the  CoD Presidency of Romania.

In his welcome remarks, H.E. Foreign Minister of Romania Bogdan Aurescu reaffirmed Romania’s commitment to support democratic transformation globally and preserve democratic standards.

Topics discussed at the Governing Council include: democratic governance through digital technology, youth engagement in public life, 20th anniversary of the CoD and the Warsaw Declaration, and the upcoming Ministerial Conference.