The Mission Tourism & Development International (MDTI) of the City of Aix en Provence for the first time has organized the event EXPERT, co-funded by the European Union, from 11 to 15 November 2011.
This project gather six twinned Cities with Aix en Provence and involved in common decentralized cooperation (Bath – United Kingdom, Granada – Spain, Coimbra – Portugal, Perugia – Italy, Tübingen – Germany, Pecs – Hungary) and will focus on three major themes .
ALDA participated at the third and final event, a day of reflection and discussion on volunteering and volunteerism, represented by the Director Mrs. Antonella Valmorbida.

The first action of the event, has seen six chefs of Aix and six chefs of other European country, that shared their culinary arts, combined their talents and skills to offer their customers in each of the participating restaurants, a creation “four hands” (11-12 November).
The second event, (14 November ) was an exchange of experiences on the theme of urban space reserved to elected, officials and technicians of the seven cities to work on common issues.
Finally, to conclude this tour of Europe in five days, at the amphitheater of the IUFM, took place a conference that aimed to reflect and discuss on volunteering and volunteerism, in the presence of key players, both local and European, on these issues.
Several representatives of associations, elected officials, presidents of national and local structures (France Volunteer – Volunteer France – Aix Association, Association of Twin …) and academic partner cities, brought their stories and visions to the debate on possibility of a common European public policy in this sector.

The Mission Tourism & Development International (MDTI) of the City of Aix en Provence for the first time has organized the event EXPERT, co-funded by the European Union, from 11 to 15 November 2011.
This project gather six twinned Cities with Aix en Provence and involved in common decentralized cooperation (Bath – United Kingdom, Granada – Spain, Coimbra – Portugal, Perugia – Italy, Tübingen – Germany, Pecs – Hungary) and will focus on three major themes .
ALDA participated at the third and final event, a day of reflection and discussion on volunteering and volunteerism, represented by the Director Mrs. Antonella Valmorbida.

The first action of the event, has seen six chefs of Aix and six chefs of other European country, that shared their culinary arts, combined their talents and skills to offer their customers in each of the participating restaurants, a creation “four hands” (11-12 November).
The second event, (14 November ) was an exchange of experiences on the theme of urban space reserved to elected, officials and technicians of the seven cities to work on common issues.
Finally, to conclude this tour of Europe in five days, at the amphitheater of the IUFM, took place a conference that aimed to reflect and discuss on volunteering and volunteerism, in the presence of key players, both local and European, on these issues.
Several representatives of associations, elected officials, presidents of national and local structures (France Volunteer – Volunteer France – Aix Association, Association of Twin …) and academic partner cities, brought their stories and visions to the debate on possibility of a common European public policy in this sector.