Polykastro, 15/11/2019

Press Release

Τhe 3rd Transnational Meeting of the EUBorCo project “European Border Communities: Exchange of Experiences and Practices for Refugees and Social Solidarity” of the “Europe for Citizens – Part 2 Democracy and Community” program Paionia, launched in 2018, was completed successfully by the Municiplaity of Paionia.

The Municipality hosted between the 11/11/2019 and 14/11/2019 a 4-day international meeting with the participation of delegations from Italy, Spain, Malta, Bulgaria and the Municipality of Gevgelija, aiming in the exchange of experience on refugees’ reception and social solidarity.

Within the framework of this translational action, the delegation of the partner institutions visited the places were the refuge crisis took place on 2015, met the elected representatives of the local authorities, municipality employees, representatives of local institutions and groups of volunteers in order to exchange experiences and practices for the development of a common action plan.

On Wednesday 13/11/2019 an Open Event took place in the Cultural Centre of Polykastro titled “Presentation of actions and good practices within the framework of the project EUBorCo”.