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Programme: Europe for Citizens
Identifier: 601420-CITIZ-1-2018-1-HR-CITIZ-TT
Title: Cepin and Herceg Novi: together in past - together in future
Summary
Two municipalities (Čepin and Herceg Novi) signed a friendship charter in 1965. During the war the connections were lost. That historic link between the two municipalities will serve as a starting point in renewed partnership and sharing of mutual European future. Meeting of citizens will last in total of five days in 2018. and will include 86 participants from Čepin, and 80 from Herceg Novi. Participants will be representatives of the Municipality, entrepreneurs, local producers, members of cultural organizations, and volunteers of civil society organizations active in the local community. During the visit, they will meet officials from the Municipality of Herceg Novi and local institutions, volunteers and entrepreneurs. They will discuss common issues, share experience and knowledge. Topics of the citizen’ meetings will be: role of local organization engagement in the life of local community, participation of citizens in decision making process. The differences and similarities of cultural heritage and role of cultural asso ciations and institutions in life of local community and using of cultural resources in development of local tourism. Aim of this meeting is to create connection between citizens and organization from both municipality, and help them find a way to share more activities in the future. Meeting will encourage democratic and civic participation of citizens at Union level, by developing citizens' understanding of the Union policy making-process and promoting opportunities for societal and inter cultural engagement and volunteering at Union level. Exchange of experience will help create inter-cultural and social interaction of the two communities. The activities of our twinning will contribute to local empowerment of EU policy areas and public participation in democracy of participating municipalities. A panel discussion will be organized with the topic of debating the joint european future and euroscepticism.
Start Date: 20-08-2018
End Date: 20-04-2019
Duration in months: 8
Total Budget: 14615
Details
Year (Call): 2018
Country:
Activity: Strand2: Democratic engagement and civic participation
Sub-Activity: Town twinning
Coordinator
Organisation: OPCINA CEPIN
Address: KRALJA ZVONIMIRA 105
Postal Code: 31431
City: CEPIN
Country:
Region: Osječko-baranjska županija
Organisation type: Local Public body
PIC: 913313201
HERCEG NOVI
Address: TRG MARSALA TITA 2
Region: Montenegro Extra-Regio
City: HERCEG NOVI
PIC: 911722692
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