Lake Geneva Council (Conseil du Léman)Countries: France , Switzerland
Regions concerned: Départements of Ain, Haute-Savoie (France); Cantons of Vaud, Valais and Geneva (Switzerland)
The Lake Geneva Council (Conseil du Léman) is a concertation body established on 19th February 1987. It aims to promote cross-border relations and initiate common cooperation projects.
Its members are the Departments of Ain and Haute-Savoie on the French side, and the Cantons of Vaud, Valais and Geneva on the Swiss side. The French national government and the Swiss federal government have observer status.
The purpose of the structure is to encourage the emergence of a strong common identity, in tune with the French and Swiss citizens.