SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, March 18 (EUROPA PRESS) –
The president of the Parliament of the Canary Islands, Gustavo Matos, participated this Friday in what has been the last meeting of the Standing Committee of the Conference of Legislative Assemblies of Europe of the X Legislature.
The meeting has served to take stock of the presidency of the Canary Islands in the Committee, which he held for two years, in which he had to manage the pandemic crisis, coordinating the actions of the regional parliaments during this time.
In the meeting, held in the Committee of the Regions, in Brussels, President Matos made available to the different Working Groups the conclusions of the parliamentary commission on the volcanic eruption of La Palma, as a model for analysis of the management of a crisis of these complex characteristics.
At the same time, the president has announced that the Parliament of the Canary Islands will host a Sectoral Conference on Environment and Sustainability, coordinated with the Spanish Senate, on September 15, within the framework of the Spanish presidency of the European Union.
Matos has highlighted the contribution that has been made from the Canary Islands Chamber in recent years, with a Europeanist vision and from a remote territory, which is the Outermost Region, but with a clear Europeanist feeling and spirit, in a territory in which the policies European Unions has a direct impact on the life of the Canarian citizens.