SKILLS : Visit of Cypriot municipalities to Italy – 21/09/2010

On September 16th, representatives of the Union of Cyprus Municipalities and of the municipalities of Dali, Kato Polemidia, Lefkara, Aglantzia, Polis Chrysochous, Morfou and Engomi, travelled to Italy, in order to participate in a formal meeting with representatives of municipalities of the Lazio region, in the framework of the SKILLS project (

On September 17th, the delegation met with Italian delegates in the Savelli Palace, where Mr. Francesco Chiucchiurlotto, ANCI National Councillor, Mr. Nicola Marini, Mayor of Albano, Mr. Maurizio Sannibale, representative of the Region of Lazio, Mr. Yiannis Antoniades, Secretary General of the Union of Cyprus Municipalities, Mrs. Sara Peciarolo, director of Lazio Region for European programs, Mr. Aristos Melis, Municipal Secretary of Lakatamia and Mr. Charalambos Charalambous, Municipal Councillor of Dali presented their municipalities and organizations and discussed on collaboration opportunities.

On the same day, the delegation visited the City Hall of Anzio, (Municipality which is twinned with the Municipality of Pafos in Cyprus), where the Italian partners presented the City Hall and their city. On September 18th, the delegation visited Rome and the Vatican.