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MASTER CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON The future of twinning and city to city cooperation Europe in (Vicenza, IT, 18-19 January 2013), REGISTRATION OPEN!

ALDA (Association of Local Democracy Agencies) in cooperation with Vicenza Municipality, organises an international event (January 18-19) in Vicenza, in the framework of the European programme VIT – Very Important Twinning.
On January, 18 a Master Class on the programme “Europe for Citizens” is scheduled at   Confartigianato Vicenza premises,

concerning the current and future opportunities for the development of active citizenship actions. Mr Marco Boaria, ALDA Resource and Development Unit Coordinator, will lead the training course.

The following day, January 19, the program foresees the VIT International Conference “The future of twinning and city to city cooperation Europe”, at Vicenza City Hall , Sala Bernarda. At the event ALDA President Mr Oriano Otočan, ALDA Director Mrs Antonella Valmorbida will intervene, in order to show ALDA consolidated experience in the field. Besides, between the eminent guests, Mr Virgilio Dastoli, President of CIME, and co – coordinator with ALDA of the Italian Alliance of the European Year for Citizens 2013, will participate to the conference.

The mayor of Vicenza, Mr Achille Variati, will open the conference, and also some representatives of Vicenza’s twinned towns will take part to the event.
The event represents a great opportunity to dwell on the importance of town-twinning, in order to build future cooperation, to enhance exchanges of best-practises focusing on cities and civil societies.
Town twinning is recognised as a fundamental instrument for the enhancement and the reinforcement of European integration, hence the being Vicenza the hosting city, the territory will benefit of an incomparable opportunity.
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