ARLEM : Regional and local authorities breathe new life into Euro-Mediterranean relations
The Euro-Mediterranean Regional and Local Assembly (ARLEM) is a consultative assembly which aims at bringing a regional and local dimension to the Euro-Mediterranean partnership. It gathers 84 membersfrom the EU and its 16 Mediterranean partners who are representatives of regions and local bodies holding a regional or local authority mandate.
The inaugural ARLEM meeting took place on 21 January 2010 at the Pedralbes Palace in Barcelona, Spain.
The aim of ARLEM is :