austria and the cor
Carinthia represents its positions on current EU issues among other networks also in the Committee of the Regions (CoR). In this assembly of regional and local representatives of the EU, Carinthia's interests are represented directly by Governor Dr. Peter Kaiser as a member of the CoR. Carinthia's deputy member of the CoR is Herwig Seiser, member of the Carinthian regional parliament and group coordinator of the Carinthian Social Democratic Party (SPÖ).
Out of a total of 329 CoR members (plus 329 deputies), 12 members (plus 12 deputies) are Austrian. One member is nominated per federal state and the remaining three mandates are distributed between the Austrian Association of Municipalities and the Association of Cities and Towns.