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Visit Of Delegation Of Network Of Cities With Lakes To Gornji Milanovac Municipality In Serbia

On 21st – 23rd April 2017, a delegation of Network of Cities with Lakes visited Gornji Milanovac Municipality in Serbia. The visit, which was successfully held, was organized after a joint invitation sent by the mayor of Gornji Milanovac Municipality to municipality of Edessa, member of Network of Cities with Lakes and twinned city with Gornji Milanovac Municipality, and Network of Cities with Lakes, on the occasion of celebration of Municipality’s day.

The delegation was consisted of President of Network of Cities with Lakes, Mr. Giorgios Kapentzonis and Mayor of Municipality of Edessa, Mr. Dimitrios Giannou. On Saturday 22nd April, a meeting was held between Network’s delegation and Mayor and his colleagues, discussing potential areas for cooperation between two entities, and agreed, among others, the know-how transfer in submission and management of European programmes to the municipality of Gornji Milanovac, through the joint participation in them. Participation mainly focuses on open calls for 2017 and especially in LIFE +, Europe for Citizens, URBACT.

On Sunday, 23rd April, Network’s delegation attended municipality’s celebration events included a variety of cultural events, award ceremonies for municipality’s prominent figures and laying wreaths at municipality’s historical monuments.

Upon the end of the events, both entities wished for the beginning of a permanent cooperation, started during this meeting.