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U.S. Ambassador to Visit Daugavpils

Riga, April 18, 2018 – U.S. Ambassador Nancy Pettit will make an official visit to Daugavpils on April 19-20.  During her visit, Ambassador Pettit will meet with Mayor Rihards Eigims and City Council officials, as well as local NGO, business representatives and exchange students.  She will also attend the five-year anniversary event of the Mark Rothko Art Center.

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Let’s bring Europe closer to our citizens – project “Challenges of Regional Centres: Depopulation Control, Development – best practices” (DeCoDe), Nr.595269-CITIZ-1-2017-2-LV-CITIZ-NT has lau

Daugavpils City Council, as a lead partner, together with project partners from different EU countries and cities, has launched the DeCoDe project in the framework of the Measure “Networks of Towns” of Action 2 “Democratic Engagement and Civic Participation” of the European Union programme “Europe for Citizens”. The project involves 8 partners from 8

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LOCAL SOLIDARITY = GLOBAL SOLIDARITY NETWORK

Daugavpils City Council  is a partner in a new Europen initiative „Local solidarity = global solidarity” Network which in short is called: SOLID. The project is co-financed by the Europe for Citizens programme, and it aims to empower actors to get more socialy engaged for the sake of European solidarity and cooperation. The SOLID Network consists of 13

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Tourism industry in Daugavpils continued its dynamic development in 2017

Daugavpils City Municipality Tourism Development and Information Agency has compiled data on the number of visitors in Daugavpils tourist attractions for the tourism season 2017. The analysis of the data revealed that the total number of visitors to Daugavpils tourist attractions, cultural and recreational establishments was 508 477 together. The total number of visitors to the Daugavpils

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 The Active Role of Digital Tools in Immigrants' Integration  ROMANIA, BUCHAREST 24th - 26th   January 2018

 

The Conference in Bucharest was organized by the European Academy Association and the Ilfov County Council, within the framework of the project “EU City Digital Strategies for Immigrants’ Integration (EUCIDIN)”. The project was submitted within the programme Europe for Citizens with two important activities,

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Daugavpils City Council is working on the development of creative entrepreneurship

The project „Get into the swing of the City!” (Gen-Y City) is being implemented within the EU programme URBACT III. The main idea of the project is to preserve, attract and develop creative competences of the inhabitants of Daugavpils.

Within the framework of the project, the City Council is working to attract Generation Y to the city. Generation Y are the representatives of

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New video about Daugavpils within the project “Get into the swing of the City!

The creative team of the project “Gen-Y City”, in cooperation with external experts, has launched a video of the project "Get into the swing of the city!" at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3_ahwLUGAlE, which reflects the examples of good practice in Daugavpils, as well as the creative potential of the city. The video shows

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Final Meeting of EU Project „Enhancing Volunteering Actions and Quality in Europe” (EVOLAQ) Held in Italy

Daugavpils City Council in cooperation with Norrkopping municipality in Sweden (lead partner) implements project „Enhancing  volunteering actions and quality in Europe” (EVOLAQ) within the framework of  European Union Programme “Europe for Citizens”, 2nd activity “Democratic engagement and civic participation”. The project involves 8

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The first meeting of EU project Recruit potential took place

Daugavpils City Council in cooperation with Skelleftea municipality in Sweden (lead partner) implements project Recruit potential (“Recruit potential – VET measures for Inclusive Employers”) financed by EU program “ERASMUS+”. The project involves 5 partners from 5 different countries – Sweden, Portugal, United Kingdom, Netherlands and Latvia.

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The first meeting of EU project WIR took place

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,

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The first meeting of EU project EUCIDIN took place

Daugavpils City Council in cooperation with Korydalla municipality in Greece (lead partner) implements project „EU city digital strategies for immigrants integration” EUCIDIN within the framework of  European Union Programme “Europe for Citizens”, 2nd activity “Democratic engagement and civic participation”. The project involves 15 partners

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The 8th Meeting of EU Project „Enhancing Volunteering Actions and Quality in Europe” (EVOLAQ) Held in Sweden

Daugavpils City Council in cooperation with Norrkopping municipality in Sweden (lead partner) implements project „Enhancing  volunteering actions and quality in Europe” (EVOLAQ) within the framework of  European Union Programme “Europe for Citizens”, 2nd activity “Democratic engagement and civic participation”. The project involves 8

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Daugavpils city Council join the Campaign by committing to take action that promotes and accelerates ISO 50001 implementation

Daugavpils City Council signed a commitment by joining the Energy Management campaign, thereby endorsing the key principles of international engagement in the implementation of ISO 50001. The Energy Management Campaign aims to maximize the transformative potential of ISO 50001 through deeper international collaboration

To boost implementation of ISO 50001, Daugavpils City Council

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Daugavpils City Council Receives Top Global Energy Management Award

The city of Daugavpils is the second largest city in Latvia with population of over 94,500. It is located in the southeast of Latvia close to the borders with Lithuania and Belarus. Daugavpils City Council received a 2017 Energy Management Insight Award from the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM), a high-level global forum that promotes policies and programs to advance clean energy. Daugavpils City

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The 7th Meeting of EU Project „Enhancing Volunteering Actions and Quality in Europe” (EVOLAQ) Held in Italy

Daugavpils City Council together with Norrkopping  municipality in Sweden (lead partner) implements project „Enhancing  volunteering actions and quality in Europe” (EVOLAQ) within the framework of  European Union Programme “Europe for Citizens”, 2nd activity “Democratic engagement and civic participation”. The project involves 8

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New video about tourism opportunities in Daugavpils has become popular in social networks

“Discover your own Daugavpils!” video created to popularise the Daugavpils city as a tourism destination in four languages (Latvian, Latgalian, Russian and English) was viewed by more than 83 000 users on the Daugavpils Tourist Information Centre’s Facebook page

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The 6th Meeting of EU Project „Enhancing Volunteering Actions and Quality in Europe” (EVOLAQ) Held in Finland

Daugavpils City Council together with Norrkopping  municipality in Sweden (lead partner) implements project „Enhancing  volunteering actions and quality in Europe” (EVOLAQ) within the framework of  European Union Programme “Europe for Citizens”, 2nd activity “Democratic engagement and civic participation”. The project involves 8

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The project „Enhancing volunteering actions and quality in Europe”

On 14-16 March in Daugavpils an international thematic seminar on volunteering actions of multinational society in a multicultural environment took place within the framework of the project „Enhancing volunteering actions and quality in Europe” EVOLAQ. The project is implemented by Daugavpils City Council together with Norrkoping municipality

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International conference „Business in Daugavpils and Latgale SEZ”

On March 3, 2017, 239 representatives of business were brought together in Park Hotel „Latgola”. Out of them, more than 100 were entrepreneurs from Latvia; more than 50 representatives from ministries, embassies, chambers of trade and commerce, development agencies, consulates, the Saeima of Latvia, other SEZ and various foreign missions in Latvia; more than 50 international

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Strong families in Daugavpils!

Society "Dagood Studio", “Associazione Culturale Eufemia”, “Association Strive”, “ProActiv pentru Comunitate”, “ASOCIACION BUILDING BRIDGES” will run a project “A Treasure Chest of Family Traditions” with support of International Youth program agency within a program “ERASMUS+: Youth in Action”.

The aim of the

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