Representatives of local governments and the Dubrovnik Neretva Region visited the EU institutions in the framework of the European Week of Regions and Cities 2016 in Brussels. The study tour was realized in the organization of the Dubrovnik Neretva Region and the Regional Development Agency DUNEA, co-financed by the CBC IPA Adriatic project 4PILLARS.
During the visit of the European Committee of the Regions study the President of the EPP Group in the Committee of the Regions, Michael Schneider expressed satisfaction with the cooperation with members of the Croatian delegation at this institution and emphasized the importance of the conference, which will be orgnanized in Dubrovnik on October 28th in organisation by the European Committee of the Regions and Dubrovnik Neretva Region. The conference addressed the role of the EU Strategy for the Adriatic and Ionian region and its influence on the prosperity and security of Europe.
County delegation visited the city of Ghent, where they were welcomed by Mayor Daniel Termont who presented the work of the city administration, international cooperation and European projects.
The participants of the study tour attended the conference "Dubrovnik: Valuation of Croatian intangible cultural heritage in the European context - 2016 – year of St. Blaise 'held in the European Parliament.