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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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The Conference “ Business in Daugavpils and Latgale Special Economic Zone”

Latgale Special Economic Zone operates from January 2017. In order to present the advantages of Latgale SEZ for business development to the entrepreneurs of Latvia and foreign countries, to exchange experience and to build sustainable business Daugavpils City Council in cooperation with the Latgale Planning Region organizes the informative conference "Business in Daugavpils and Latgale

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The number of visitors to Daugavpils tourist attractions increased during the high tourist season

Daugavpils City Municipality Tourism Development and Information Agency has compiled data on the number of visitors to the Daugavpils tourist sites between the May 1st and September 30th, 2016 and revealed that the total number of visitors was 231 478 which is by 5 465 visitors or 2, 4% more that in the same period of 2015.

It should be noted that a set

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The International Latgale Graphic Art Symposium 2016

From 17 till 28 of October at Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Center will take place 5th International Latgale Graphic Art Symposium.

            Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Center in collaboration with Art Teachers’ Union in the framework of Rothko Centre’s Residence Program for the fifth

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Students are invited to a new autumn guided tour “Get to know the Daugavpils Fortress!”

Daugavpils Fortress is a unique place in Daugavpils as well as all around the world. Therefore, we should be proud that there is such significant cultural and historical heritage in our city. 

We invite both teachers and students to refresh their knowledge about the history, to find out something new about this place and take part in exciting and entertaining guided tours around

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175TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE DAUGAVPILS PROTECTIVE DIKE

It was possible for everyone who attended the European Heritage Days to find out what our city was like almost two centuries ago.
The main theme of this event was the 175th Anniversary of the city’s old protective dike.

Daugavpils museum opened a photo exposition right on the street. More than 60 photos are helping to restore the past.

The problem of

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The project  „The regeneration of fortress territory” in Daugavpils will    be evaluated at European Union level.

On the October - 9th the Ministry of environment and Regional development informed about the results of “European landscape Prize” contest, organised under the General Secretary of European Council. The winning national selection was the project presented by Daugavpils. For our city it is an honour to represent the country in the contest at European level.

This year there

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