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Information has been updated at 29.08.2018, 16:38

In the framework of the project “Our Cities Pairing on Environment Issues” a final fact-finding trip took place in Daugavpils

The Daugavpils City Council and its partners from Turkey (cities of Amasya and Suluov) continues to implement the project the project “Our Cities Pairing on Environment Issues”.

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LAST “WIR” PROJECT MEETING

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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MEMORANDUM ABOUT COOPERATION IN THE FIELD OF THE ENVIRONMENT IS SIGNED

On August 29, the Daugavpils City Council signed a memorandum on ecological cooperation between the municipalities of Daugavpils and Suluova (Turkey). The document was signed by Jānis Lāčplēsis, First Deputy Chairman of the City Council, and Ahmet Davu, First Deputy Chairman of the Suluov District Administration, in the presence of representatives of both municipalities.

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ON AUGUST 29, SEMINAR ON HOUSEHOLD WASTE MANAGEMENT WITHIN THE FRAMEWORK OF THE PROJECT “OUR CITIES PAIRING ON ENVIRONMENT ISSUES”

The Daugavpils City Council and its Turkish partners (Amasya region, Suluova city) are implementing a project “Our cities Pairing on Environment Issues”. The project aim is to increase the capacity of local administrations/NGOs on waste management practices, increasing awareness of local actors and society on the environment. (More about the project here)

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LOCAL SOLIDARITY = GLOBAL SOLIDARITY NETWORK 4TH NETWORK’S MEETING IN BULGARIA

From 11 to 14 of June 2019 the partner of the project – BCLL and Municipality of Veliko Tarnovo was hosting in Bulgaria Veliko Tarnovo the 4th SOLID international event which brought together towns, regions and civil society groups from 12 countries including representatives of Daugavpils City Council.

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4th International DeCoDe Partner Event in Łódź, Poland

The fourth meeting “Best Practices for the Depopulation Control Action Plan” within the project “Challenges of Regional Centres: Depopulation Control, Development –best practices” (DeCoDe) took place in Łódź, Poland at the end of May. Lodzkie Region, a Partner of DeCoDe project hosted the meeting for partners and local representatives of academia, administration and non-governmental sector from eight countries: Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Germany, Romania, Italy, Denmark and Spain.

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LOCAL SOLIDARITY = GLOBAL SOLIDARITY NETWORK 4th Network’s meeting is taking place in Veliko Tarnovo 11-14 JUNE 2019

The project is co-financed by the Europe for Citizens programme, and it aims to empower actors to get socially engaged for the sake of European solidarity and cooperation. The SOLID Network consists of 13 towns, regions and civil society organizations from all over the EU, FYROM and Serbia. The aim of the project is to implement new political tools that enable local communities to have an impact on the global and European solidarity in time of institutional and humanitarian crisis that different EU countries are currently facing.

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Discussions on stereotypes within WIR project

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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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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