The “Prix Citoyen européen 2016” awarded to M. Jean-Claude Mairal
Mattia Brazzale, Assistant to ALDA Secretary General, participated to the ceremony for the “Prix Citoyen Européen”, held on Thursday 24th June, in the Office of the European Parliament in Paris.
This year the “Prix Citoyen Européen” has been awarded to M. Jean-Claude Mairal, President of Pays-Vichy-Auvergne, one of ALDA Members.
M. Mairal was awarded thanks to his commitment in and the valuable results of the initiative “Sur les pas d’Albert Londres”, aiming at training some young journalists, photographers and reporters, through a concrete experience on the field.
ALDA is partner in the project, financed by the Programme for Decentralised Cooperation “France-Balkans”. During the speech, M. Mairal reminded the role of ALDA in the project and the fruitful cooperation between the European Association for Local Democracy and Pays Vichy Auvergne.