During the period of 18-20 April 2018 in Aksakovo, Bulgaria, was carried out the first meeting of the project “Future of Europe-reload”, which upgrade our first project “Europe in the future-multifaceted and unified “. In the meeting took part 29 invited participants from the project partner`s countries: Municipality of Setubal (Portugal) with 5 participants; Municipality of Nughedu Santa Vittoria (Italy) with 5 participants including Mr. Francesco Mura-Mayor of the municipality; Municipality of Ożarów Mazowiecki (Poland)with 5 participants including Paweł Kanclerz- Mayor of the Municipality; Municipality of Montsserat (Spain)with 5 participants including Mayor of the municipality- Josep Maria Mas García, Municipality of Shtip (Macedonia) with 4 participants; Municipality of Victoria (Romania) with 5 participants, including mayor of the municipality -Daniel Cretu.
On the first day 18 April 2018 the Network of Towns was expanded formaly. The citizens of the partner municipalities gave the name of the Network of towns. 41% of the citizens voted for the “Open towns” http://europeinfuture.eu/?page=2&lang=en .
The project manager – Mrs Neli Petrova presented the results of the previous project “Europe in the future-multifaceted and unified “, the results of the implementation of the Action plan enclosed to the document “Programme of the Network of towns” here
She announced the project “Future of Europe-reload”, projects events and activities. here
The mayors of the partner`s municipalities signed the document “Project Agreement” with rights and obligations of each partner.
The Mayor of the Municipality of Ożarów Mazowiecki , Mayor of the Municipality of Montsserat, Mayor of the Victoria and Milkica Saneva behalf of the Mayor of Shtip signed the document for the association to the Network of towns.
The kick-off meeting was carried out with project coordinators.
On the second day 19 April 2018 was carried out International Conference ““What we received and what we lost of association to EU”. Each partner shared their opinion about advantages and disadvantages of the association of EU.
• Mrs. Susana Ullrich - Assistant to the Mayor – responsible for economic development and large projects, Portugal; here
• Mr. Francesco Mura – Mayor of Nughedu Santa Vittoria , Italy; here
• Mrs. Elżbieta Jastrzębska-Jóźwiak - Manager of External Found department of Municipality Ożarów Mazowiecki, Poland. here
• Mr. Vicent Mari Serra- Representatives of the Institute of Secondary Education of the Municipality of Montserrat , Spain; here
• Mr. Lucian Corobuta- Expert of the Mayor Municipality of Victoria ,Romania; here
• Mr. Dragan Ristov– Expert “Public relationship” Municipality of Shtip Macedonia here
• Mrs. Krasimira Dyankova – Deputy Mayor of Aksakovo Municipality, Bulgaria here
The project manager – Mrs. Neli Petrova launched the project site http://europeinfuture.eu/?page=1&lang=en and Research “Eurosceptisizm – our past or our future” http://europeinfuture.eu/?page=3&lang=en. The results of the survey would be presented on the second meeting in Shtip, Macedonia.
Electronic Exhibition “We achieve this with European support” was arranged and it presented the achievements of the partner`s municipalities. It shows the best projects of the partner`s municipalities financed by European Structure founds.
On the third day 20 April 2018 participants visit UNESCO heritage” Madarski Hourseman”. They have opportunities to gain knowledge of the history of Bulgaria.