The First Political Conference of the European Confederation of Local Intermediate Authorities (CEPLI) was held on February 6, 2009, in the city of Cáceres (Spain). The conference brought together delegations of 10 national associations of intermediate authorities and 2 European networks.
This conference adopted the Convention of the Confederation and provided iteself with a President:
Mr. Claudy LEBRETON, President of the County Council of Coats d'Arms, President of the Assembly of Departments of France (ADF).
Also three vice-presidents were elected:
The conference of Cáceres also discussed the position of CEPLI about the Green Book on Territorial Cohesion, which was officially submitted to the European Commission.
Meanwhile, all CEPLI members and associated networks agreed on a series of organizational provisions set forth in a Partnership Agreement, aiming at facilitating the achievement of the Confederation’s objectives.