Within the framework of Eurotowns specific objectives of strengthening dialogue between cities in different European regions and developing concrete actions and projects, Hasselt and Girona have had the opportunity to stimulate the cooperation of their mutual cultural partners. This collaboration was visualised for the first time on the occasion of the seminar held in Girona on 1st April 2017 “Contemporary art, a spur for the recuperation of creative spaces in cities”.
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Title of the session: “The power of youth participation in medium-sized cities”!
The City of Schiedam, together with Eurotowns, the European network for medium-sized cities, aims at hosting a workshop about the importance of youth participation in urban development issues within Europe’s medium-sized cities. Ahead of the European elections in 2019, the workshop will showcase several projects from different European medium-sized cities which illustrate the basically necessary strategies for youth participation and their link with the Urban Agenda.
Eurotowns’ speakers are looking forward to seeing you in October in Brussels.
Halmstad has a population of about 98,000 and is located in one of Sweden’s most expansive regions.Varberg is situated on the west coast of Sweden in the county of Halland connecting Oslo and Gothenburg with Malmö and Copenhagen.
The city of Halmstad is more than 700 years old and is rich in history. Until 1658 the city was part of Denmark. Halmstad has a mixture of old and new buildings, and the Nissan river divides the city into an eastern and a western part.
Detmold is located in the area of East Westphalia-Lippe in the north of the state North Rhine- Westphalia. With a population of 73.000 Detmold is the largest city in the county Lippe. Situated next to the Teutoburger Wald/ Eggegebirge you can also find the famous Hermanns Denkmal. The city region of Detmold stretches over 129 km² and is divided into 27 districts.