The Conference is chaired successively by each OR, for a period of at least one year. At the ordinary session held in the chair region, the Conference appoints the next Presidency of the Conference from among its members and decides on the duration of its mandate according to the European, national and regional agenda.
In 2017, a provisional calendar of future presidencies was adopted for the up-coming years.
|XXI||February 2015 – September 2016||Madeira|
|XXII||September 2016 – October 2017||French Guiana|
|XXIII||2017 / 2018||Canary Islands|
|XXIV||2018 / 2019||Saint Martin|
|XXV||2019 / 2020||Mayotte|
|XXVI||2020 / 2021
(Portuguese Presidency of the Council from January to June 2021)
|XXVII||2021 / 2022
(French Presidency of the Council from January to June 2022)
|XXVIII||2022 / 2023
(Spanish Presidency of the Council from July to December
|XXIX||2023 / 2024||Réunion Island|
|XXX||2024 / 2025||Guadeloupe|
|XXXI||2025 / 2026||Madeira|
Within the framework of the 27th Annual Conference of Presidents of the Outermost Regions, held on 15 and 16 November 2022 in Brussels, the presidency of Martinique was transferred to the Canary Islands, represented by its President, Ángel Víctor TORRES PÉREZ, who will hold the presidency of the Conference of Presidents of the Outermost Regions until November 2023.
In accordance with the Memorandum of Cooperation signed by the Presidents, the President of the OR who chairs the Conference has to:
In addition, he is responsible for: