Annual General Meeting Of The Network Of Cities With Lakes For 2017
On Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th of March 2017 the Annual General Meeting of the Network of Cities with Lakes was held in Agrinio, in Agrinio Imperial Hotel. Representatives were attended from Municipalities-Members of the Network from Greece and Cyprus, KEDE and Members of Aitoloakarnania.
On the first day of the meeting, the President of the Network Mr. George Kapentzonis and the Mayor of Agrinio Mr. George Papanastasiou welcomed the members of the Network. In addition the new Members of the Network, namely the municipalities Andravida-Kyllini, Kalavryta and Dodoni were presented. There was also a brief for the activities of the network for the year 2016 and the actions of the Network for 2017. Moreover various European funding programs were presented in which the Network Members can participate.
On the second day, Ms. Elena Mourelatou, scientific collaborator of the Network, briefed the audience about the European initiative of the Covenant of Mayors, while in the same context, the President of the Network analysed the role of the Network, as a supporting body of its Members for their accession to the Covenant.
The meeting in combination with the excellent hospitality and contribution of the Municipality of Agrinio, provided the opportunity to the participants to explore the city of Agrinio and tour as well the lakes Lysimachia and Trichonida.