The Assembly of European Regions
The Assembly of European Regions (AER) is a political interest organisation that has an official negotiation position in terms of EU, and drives the interests of the member regions. The organisation has 250 regions from 35 different countries and 15 transnational organisations as its members. The Regional Council of South Ostrobothnia is involved in the organisation’s operation by taking part in the general assemblies and being active in the organisation’s boards (culture, regional policy).
The homepage of the Assembly of European Regions http://www.aer.eu/