On May 9, coinciding with Europe Day, the Barcelona Provincial Council has organized a diverse program of activities throughout the month of May, promoted by the International Strategy Office of the International Relations Directorate of the corporation where Vilanova i la Geltrú also collaborates.
This year they have had a singular relevance, as they propose to be a space for exchange and debate around two current phenomena and relevance for the local world: firstly, the European Year of Youth and , secondly, the outbreak of war in Ukraine.
XXIV Conference of the European Union: “Local governments as actors of peace”
Neàpolis has participated in the XXIV Conference of the European Union: “Local governments as actors of peace” on May 10, 2022 organized by the Diputació de Barcelona, in the garage rooms of the Palau Robert.
Technical visit to Brussels
In addition, from 18 to 20 May, Neàpolis will pay a visit to the European institutions and a seminar for technical staff of local councils and local bodies in Brussels. The Diputació de Barcelona, in collaboration with the Representation of the European Commission in Barcelona and the Office of the European Parliament in Barcelona, organizes this visit addressed to the technical teams of international relations and Europe of the local bodies of the province of Barcelona to know first-hand European representation in the European Commission, the European Parliament and various bodies linked to them.
The local governments of the province of Barcelona, together with Vilanova i la Geltrú, are working on the European project for the citizens, thus highlighting the impact that the alliance woven between the local world has on a day-to-day basis. and the European Union. It is very important to know first hand the functioning of the European Institutions and the opportunities that arise to participate in projects for Vilanova i la Geltrú, and additionally implement it in the new Internationalization Plan (PAI) of the city that is being let’s go.