BORDER TOWNS - BORDER RIVERS


BORDER TOWNS - BORDER RIVERS

The project implements the general and specific objectives and annual priorities of the Citizens for Europe program for specific border towns on European border rivers.
Features - peripheral situation with large-scale emigration-  

  • Wars and repressive policy decisions has split populations, most of them are now minorities.
  • Thus local multicultural influences are important, as former and current migrations meet here.
  • A lot of mutual volunteering is also required for flood defense.
  • Tightening border crossings could have a negative impact on local communities.
  • In partner cities exist the same types of historical fortifications as cultural heritage.

Participants

  • The project will have 178 international participants of different nationalities – in total cca. 200 person.
  • 19 partners, which are directly involved in events, cities (approx. 88) from the Baltic See to the Atlantic Ocean, from the North Sea to the Balkans, including several types of organizations (along with social organizations), representatives of local governments.
  • All partners will disseminate the project to local and national media, thanks to that the number of people indirectly reached by the project can be estimated as approx. 2.5 million.

Program

  • Professional round-tables of good practices
  • Open Space civic participation in setting priorities
  • Conference with joint memorandum to the EU and governments,
  • Memorial Parade, symbolizing togetherness Human Chain for the development of European Border Towns
  • Partners presentation (lectures, exhibitions, stands) on cultural and sport events
  • Reception
  • Press conferences


Topics

  • Migration -(EAM)2/schedule
  • Floods / Accidents on the border: Havaria, Multiculturalism
  • Emergency Management
  • Cross-border infrastructure (bridges, water transport)
  • Economy & Employment
  • Cultural heritage
  • Smart Cities

Method 

  • Operational Team (representatives of the partners)
  • Open Space
  • Flash-mob
  • Responsive websites
  • Mobile App
  • Social media

Output- for partners and other European border cities -

  • Networking, 
  • More twinn towns,
  • Joint action.

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