DECISIVE Project: 9th of May Dissemination Activities – 11/05/2010
Within the framework of the DECISIVE project -for the training of volunteers and municipal personnel of Cypriot Municipalities for the development of twinnings with municipalities from other EU countries- and on the occasion of the 9th of May (Day of Europe), the Union of Cyprus Municipalities, in cooperation with the European Commission Representation in Cyprus undertook dissemination actions for the project.
More precisely, informational material was distributed and information on the project was given to the public, during two events that were organized for the Day of Europe.
The first one was organised on the occasion of the “European Year for Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion”, by the European Institute of Cyprus, the European Parliament Office in Cyprus, the European Commission Representation in Cyprus, the Press and Information Office (PIO) and the Municipality of Limassol and consisted of a series of events in the framework of the celebrations of the Week of Europe, which took place from 3 until 9 May in Limassol and Nicosia.
The festivities culminated with a big concert at the Grigoris Afxentiou Square in Limassol District (Independence Avenue) on Saturday 8th May, with jazz, rock and Greek music. Along with the concert, entertaining activities for children were held and, at special stands, the organizers along with Member States’ embassies of the European Union, provided information on Europe to the public. Information material on the DECISIVE project was also distributed from the stands.
On Sunday, May 9, an event was also organized by the European Commission Representation in Cyprus, for the Day of Europe in the gardens of the Presidential Palace, in cooperation with the European Parliament Office in Cyprus, the European Institute of Cyprus and the Press and Information Office. The event was held under the auspices of the Presidential couple of Cyprus.
During the event, information material was distributed from the organizers, speeches were given by the President of the Republic and other officials, and a concert was held by the band of the Police. During this event, informational material on the DECISIVE project was also distributed, always in cooperation with the European Commission Representation in Cyprus.