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Information has been updated at 29.08.2018, 16:38

Tourist season in Daugavpils in 2018 showed positive growth

The tourist season went well in Daugavpils in 2018. According to statistics, the total number of visitors to Daugavpils tourist attractions, culture and recreation establishments has increased by 8% compared to the previous year, reaching 550,707. Besides, 291,335 of them visited tourist attractions.

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The third meeting “Youth Depopulation – what can be done?” of the project “Challenges of Regional Centres: Depopulation Control, Development – best practices” (DeCoDe)

This year on February 11-13 CEIPES (Centro internazionale per la promozione dell’educazione e lo sviluppo) as a Partner of DeCoDe project hosted the meeting for local people from Italy and international partners and representatives from eight countries: Latvia, Lithuania, Germany, Romania, Denmark, Spain, England, Portugal. This was the third meeting of the project. The project is implemented within the framework of the 2nd strand "Democratic Engagement and Civic Participation" action 2.2 “Networks of Towns” of the European Union programme "Europe for Citizens". The project aims to create an international, sustainable network of European cities to share their experiences on depopulation processes and their impacts, and to find solutions to reduce depopulation.

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EUCIDIN 2019: ''How Cities can Increase the Availability of Mobile Networks and Power Infrastructure''  ROMANIA, BUCHAREST, 23rd - 25th   January 2019

The challenges of the interactive society, in the context of a major shift in global social dynamics, must be met with an open mind, making full use of the innovative resources of the digital world. This is one of the conclusions drawn at the "How Cities can Increase the Availability of Mobile Networks and Power Infrastructure" conference in Bucharest, which was attended by civil society activists, by government officials and stakeholders, on January 24th.

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Daugavpils Tourism Development and Information Agency has successfully completed work at Lithuanian tourism exhibition “Adventur 2019”

On January 27th, Lithuanian tourism exhibition “Adventur 2019” was concluded at Vilnius Exhibition Centre “Litexpo”. It was attended by specialists of Daugavpils City Municipality Tourism Development and Information Agency, who together with representatives of Latgale Region Tourism Association “Ezerzeme”, colleagues from Daugavpils District and Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre worked on the Daugavpils exhibition stall in order to popularise the wide tourism offer of Daugavpils and Latgale region.

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Implementation of the project “Recruit potential” continuous

Within the frameworks of the project Recruit potential (“Recruit potential – VET measures for Inclusive Employers”) fourth international project partners meeting was held in Lisburn, Northern Ireland from January 9th to 10th. Project is being implemented by 5 partners from 5 different countries – Sweden, Portugal, United Kingdom, Netherlands and Latvia and is financed by the EU program “ERASMUS+”. Lead partner is Skelleftea municipality in Sweden.

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The last meeting in 2018 of EU project WIR was held in Finland

Daugavpils City Council in cooperation with Vanersborg municipality (Vänersborgs kommun) in Sweden (lead partner) implements project WIR within the framework of  European Union Programme “Europe for Citizens”, 2nd activity “Democratic engagement and civic participation”. The project involves 10 partners from 7 countries – Sweden, Italy, Spain, Austria, Germany, Finland and Latvia. Specific goal of the project is to understand the policies and strategy developed by the EU and the welcoming and integrating procedures implemented in the different member states, in order to eliminate stereotypes and misguided narratives about refugees.

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EU project WIR discussed the role of education in the integration process

Daugavpils City Council in cooperation with Vanersborg municipality (Vänersborgs kommun) in Sweden (lead partner) implements project WIR within the framework of  European Union Programme “Europe for Citizens”, 2nd activity “Democratic engagement and civic participation”. The project involves 10 partners from 7 countries – Sweden, Italy, Spain,  Austria, Germany, Finland and Latvia. Specific goal of the project is to understand the policies and strategy developed by the EU and the welcoming and integrating procedures implemented in the different member states, in order to eliminate stereotypes and misguided narratives about refugees.

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An Informational Material Created Within the Framework of the Project “Challenges of Regional Centres: Depopulation Control, Development – best practices” (DeCoDe)

Daugavpils City Council, as the leading partner of the DeCoDe project, has created an informational material about the situation of depopulation in the involved project partner cities, regions and countries.

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Daugavpils City Council has implemented the project “Town Twinning as a Channel of European Solidarity” TTChan

Daugavpils City Council, as a lead partner, together with project partners from different EU countries and cities, has implemented the TTChan project in the framework of the measure “Town Twinning” of Action 2 “Democratic Engagement and Civic Participation” of the European Union programme “Europe for Citizens”. The project involved 6 partners from 6 countries: Lithuania, Poland, Germany, Sweden, Serbia and Latvia; in the frameworks of this project partners from Italy visited Daugavpils as well. The aim of the project was to strengthen town twinning through democratic engagement and civic participation based on sharing, understanding, solidarity and intercultural synergy for better future of Europe.

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Daugavpils City Council implements the project “Town Twinning as a Channel of European Solidarity” TTChan

Daugavpils City Council, as a lead partner, together with project partners from different EU countries and cities, has launched the TTChan project in the framework of the Measure “Town Twinning” of Action 2 “Democratic Engagement and Civic Participation” of the European Union programme “Europe for Citizens”.

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Development of the curriculum within international project “Recruit potential” continuous

Within the frameworks of the project Recruit potential  (“Recruit potential – VET measures for Inclusive Employers”) third international project partners meeting was held in Leeuwarden, the Netherlands from September 10th to 13th. Project is being implemented by 5 partners from 5

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Two more meetings of EU project WIR happened

Daugavpils City Council in cooperation with Vanersborg municipality (Vänersborgs kommun) in Sweden (lead partner) implements project WIR within the framework of  European Union Programme “Europe for Citizens”, 2nd activity “Democratic engagement and civic participation”. The project involves 10 partners from 7 countries – Sweden, Italy, Austria, Germany, Finland and Latvia. Specific goal of the project is to understand the policies and strategy developed by the EU and the welcoming and integrating procedures implemented in the different member states, in order to eliminate stereotypes and misguided narratives about refugees.

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V International East Baltic Business Forum in Daugavpils


Program of the Forum.

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Rothko Centre will celebrate Mark Rothko’s 115th anniversary

On Friday 21 September at Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre, the 115th anniversary of the world-renowned Daugavpils-born artist Mark Rothko will be celebrated with a concert of an Italian duet, a creative workshop for children, a press conference and the opening of eight new exhibitions.

 

Anniversary celebrations at Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre will

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EUCIDIN offered a series of conferences in Valencia on the topic of the integration of immigrants and refugees

A series of international conferences on the integration of immigrants and refugees was held in Valencia under the project "Digital Strategy for the Cities of the European Union for the Integration of Immigrants" (EUCIDIN for its acronym in Spanish), with the participation of 9 partners from 5 different countries: Latvia, Romania, Greece, Spain and Italy.

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A Video Created Within the Framework of the Project “Challenges of Regional Centres: Depopulation Control, Development – best practices” (DeCoDe)

Daugavpils City Council, as the leading partner of the DeCoDe project, has created a video about the first meeting of the project that took place this May in Daugavpils. You can watch it here: https://www.facebook.com/212822736205521/videos/219657182188743/

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Apply for Physical Activity - Gymnastics Group Classes!

In order to improve the health of the inhabitants, there are free of charge physical activity - gymnastics group classes organized, which are lead by certified physiotherapists – Zenta Piscova, Natālija Poļakova, Andris Trifanovs and Jeļena Buiko.

The classes are organized in the afternoon and evening groups. Target audience is the inhabitants who are more than 54 years old and

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V International East Baltic Business Forum in Daugavpils

Daugavpils City Council invites to V International East Baltic Business Forum that will take place from 20th – 21st September, 2018 in Daugavpils.

Daugavpils has many different traditions and one of them is Daugavpils Business Forum. The aim of the Forum this year is to enable cooperation between Latvian and foreign companies by

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Daugavpils Fortress received a high recognition from the Council of Europe

Once every two years, the European Council holds the Landscape Award competition, which rewards the best regenerated landscapes. This time the main award of the Council of Europe was awarded to the Daugavpils Fortress, winning a national selection among 8 applicants and candidates from 39 countries that have signed the European Landscape Convention. Under heavy competition, Daugavpils Fortress

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The first meeting of the project “Challenges of Regional Centres: Depopulation Control, Development – best practices” (DeCoDe) was held in Daugavpils

This year on May 23-24 Daugavpils City Council as the Lead Partner of DeCoDe project hosted partners from seven countries: Lithuania, Poland, Germany, Romania, Italy, Denmark and Spain. This was the first meeting of the project. The project is implemented within the framework of the 2nd strand "Democratic Engagement and Civic Participation" action 2.2 “Networks of Towns”

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