Events

18.04.2013
 
 

„The role of local and regional authorities in the promotion of European citizenship“

Conference organized as a part of the EU project AdriGov (Adriatic Operational Governance Plan)
Location: Pula/Istria, Croatia

Contact person
Antonija Babić
Professional collaborator for international projects
ISTARSKA ŽUPANIJA/REGIONE ISTRIANA/REGION OF ISTRIA
Department for International Cooperation
and EU integration
Flanatička 29,
52 100 PULA
CROATIA
tel/fax: 00 385 52 372 178
Antonija.Babic@istra-istria.hr

DRAFT AGENDA

9:00 – 9:30 Registration of participants

9:30 – 10:00 Welcome speech and introduction
• Boris Miletić, Mayor of Pula
• Oriano Otočan, Head of Department for International Cooperation and EU Integration, Region of Istria, President of the Association of the Local Democracy Agencies
• Igor Vidačak, Ph.D., Director of Government Office for Cooperation with the NGOs (tbc)
• Ivan Jakovčić, President of the Region of Istria
• Vesna Pusić, First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs (tbc)
• Branko Grčić, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Regional Development and EU Funds (tbc)
• Paul Vandoren, Head of the Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Croatia (tbc)


10:00 – 10:15 Project AdriGov – presentation
• Ivana Dragišić, Senior professional collaborator for International Cooperation and EU integration, Region of Istria


10:15 – 11:15 Panel discussion I: Experience in International cooperation – twinning
 facilitator: Francesco Cocco, Secretary General, Adriatic-Ionian Euroregion
• Valter Flego, Mayor of City of Buzet (tbc)
• Ivana Dragišić, Senior professional collaborator for International Cooperation and EU integration, Region of Istria
• Diego Vecchiato, Director of Department for International Relations, Region of Veneto
• Kristina Fedel Timovski, Responsible for Department for Public Relations, International Cooperation and EU Integration, City of Pula
• AdriGov partners

11:15 – 11:30 Coffee break

11:30 – 12:45 Panel discussion II: Europe for Citizens (Action 1 “Active citizens for Europe”, Measure 1: Town Twinning and Networking of twinned towns)
 facilitator: Antonella Valmorbida, Director of the Association of the Local Democracy Agencies
• Project AgriTwin, - Project MINMED, Helga Može Glavan, Senior professional collaborator, Municipality of Medulin
• Project VIT, representatives of ALDA and City of Novigrad
• Project PLANET – Project AGE, Ana Pelko, Professional Advisor for Project Management, City of Buje
• Other representatives of the Association of the Local
Democracy Agencies


13:00 Lunch