The Council of European Municipalities and Regions (CEMR) brings together more than 100,000 municipalities, cities and regions federated through 60 national associations from 41 European countries. It constitutes the most representative association of local and regional governments in Europe. CEMR advocates for setting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as the guiding principles of all policies, whether they are local, national or European. Together with PLATFORMA, it actively commits to the process of localising the SDGs in Europe and in the partner countries.
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The City of Innsbruck
The capital of Tyrol, Innsbruck has a population of 130,000 and is situated at an altitude of 575 m above sea level against a backdrop of majestic mountain peaks. Innsbruck is regarded as one of the most scenic cities in the Alps.
The Austrian Association of Cities and Towns
The Austrian Association of Cities and Towns represents the interests of local government in 257 cities and large municipalities. Founded on 24 September 1915, its members currently include Vienna, the state capitals and virtually all communities with more than 10,000 inhabitants. The smallest member has just under 1,000 inhabitants.
The Austrian Association of Municipalities
The Austrian Association of Municipalities is the umbrella organisation of the interest groups of Austria’s municipalities. Some 2,085 of 2,096 Austrian municipalities are members of the regional associations in the Austrian Association of Municipalities. Thus, the Austrian Association of Municipalities represents approx. 70% of Austria’s population.