Macedonian and French stakeholders will meet in Ohrid from 12 to 15 September in order to
discuss the programme for decentralised cooperation between the Region Lower Normandy
and Republic of Macedonia. This annual meeting will be an opportunity for all participants to
share their results and experiences regarding the year four of the cooperation and also to
share their ideas about future activities.
During these three working days, the stakeholders and experts in different areas will analyse
all activities per each component in order to identify the opportunities and challenges for the
year 2012. Partners will state their experiences and give new ideas to enter in the fourth
year of cooperation that will be more dynamic and progressive.
Stakeholders will also debate on the priorities of the cooperation such as: regional
development and support for the municipal capacities, networking with other Balkan
countries, but also, inclusion of minorities in the activities in order to encourage equality and
promote the protection of human rights.
The Director of European Affairs and International Relations of the Lower Normandy Region,
Mr. Alexandre FOLLOT, and the Head of Cultural Department and Cooperation of the
Embassy of France in Macedonia, Mr. Jean-Yves LAVOIR, will open this Steering
Committee and share their impressions with the participants.
The Programme for decentralised cooperation between the Region Lower Normandy and
Republic of Macedonia is coordinated by the Association of Local Democracy Agencies

(ALDA). For further information please consult the webpage of the Cooperation http://crbn-
mk.courriers.info/ (http://crbn-mk.courriers.info/) or contact Katica Janeva

katica.janeva@aldaintranet.org (mailto:katica.janeva@aldaintranet.org).

Macedonian and French stakeholders will meet in Ohrid from 12 to 15 September in order to
discuss the programme for decentralised cooperation between the Region Lower Normandy
and Republic of Macedonia. This annual meeting will be an opportunity for all participants to
share their results and experiences regarding the year four of the cooperation and also to
share their ideas about future activities.
During these three working days, the stakeholders and experts in different areas will analyse
all activities per each component in order to identify the opportunities and challenges for the
year 2012. Partners will state their experiences and give new ideas to enter in the fourth
year of cooperation that will be more dynamic and progressive.
Stakeholders will also debate on the priorities of the cooperation such as: regional
development and support for the municipal capacities, networking with other Balkan
countries, but also, inclusion of minorities in the activities in order to encourage equality and
promote the protection of human rights.
The Director of European Affairs and International Relations of the Lower Normandy Region,
Mr. Alexandre FOLLOT, and the Head of Cultural Department and Cooperation of the
Embassy of France in Macedonia, Mr. Jean-Yves LAVOIR, will open this Steering
Committee and share their impressions with the participants.
The Programme for decentralised cooperation between the Region Lower Normandy and
Republic of Macedonia is coordinated by the Association of Local Democracy Agencies

(ALDA). For further information please consult the webpage of the Cooperation http://crbn-
mk.courriers.info/ (http://crbn-mk.courriers.info/) or contact Katica Janeva

katica.janeva@aldaintranet.org (mailto:katica.janeva@aldaintranet.org).