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EUROPEAN PROJECT SUSTAIN: SUSTAINABLE TRAINING ACTIVITIES ON TWINNING – 28/01/2011

Following a proposal submitted by the Union of Cyprus Municipalities within the European Programme “Europe for Citizens”, the European Commission decided to finance the cooperation between the Union of Cyprus Municipalities (UCM) and the Local Union of Municipalities and Communities of the Prefecture of Chios (TEDK Chios) from Greece, in order to develop twinning links […]

SUSTAIN project: objectives – 04/02/2011

Citizens of the countries in southern Europe do not benefit from the advantages of the “Europe for citizens” Programme as much as citizens of the northern countries do. Greece and Cyprus already have a lot in common: language, history and culture. The SUSTAIN project will use all these common elements, not only in order to […]

SUSTAIN: Follow-up of the DECISIVE project – 17/03/2011

The Sustain project counts already 3 months of life. The idea for the project was based on a series of observations: Both the Union of Cyprus Municipalities and the Local Union of Municipalities and Communities of prefecture Chios (TEDK Chios) represent geographical areas with similar characteristics: islands in external EU borders, with a small population, […]

Developing the Leadership and Administrative Capacity of Cypriot Local Authorities – 31/03/2011

A press conference was recently held in the premises of the Ministry of Finance of Cyprus, in connection with the launch of the project “Education for Development of the Administrative and Leadership Skills of Local Authorities”. The conference was organized by the Cyprus Academy of Public Administration (CAPA) of the Ministry of Finance. The project […]

The Committee of the Regions’ CIVEX commission meets in Nicosia – 08/06/2011

All levels of government working together to promote the concept of European citizenship and dialogue between civil society and the EU 08.06.2011 – The Committee of the Regions’ CIVEX commission (Commission for Citizenship, Governance, Institutional and External Affairs) held its ninth meeting and a seminar on “The role of local and regional authorities in fostering European […]

SUSTAIN PROJECT: First training session in Cyprus – 09/06/2011

On June 7th, the Union of Cyprus Municipalities organised in the framework of the SUSTAIN project, a training session in Nicosia. The event, which has been organised in cooperation with the Local Union of Municipalities and Communities of Prefecture Chios (TEDK CHIOS), aimed to inform the Municipalities-members of the two associations, on European Programmes, and […]