Stories from the ground

VLORA, May 9th 2019 – In the framework of “Europe Day”, the European Integration Unit in the Municipality of Vlora, in cooperation with the Regional Education Directorate of the city, organized a festive event with students of the Municipality of Vlora high schools.

The activity was organized in two sessions.

VLORA, May 6th 2019 – In the framework of “Europe Week”, Vlora hosted the “Municipality of youth” activity, where young students of the city became the representatives of their town, by playing the role of the city Councilors. 

May 9th, 2019 – In the framework of “Europe Week”, the European Integration and Foreign Assistance Coordination Unit in the Municipality of Maliq organized an event on the “Municipality of youth”. For one day, the young people of Maliq became the City Councilors. 

The activity involved the excellent students of “Skenderbeu” high school in Maliq, who gathered in the City Hall, where for one day they were the decision makers.  The students came up with a series of requests and proposals addressed to the Mayor, who welcomed all of them.

In the framework of “Europe Week”, the EU Corner in the Municipality of Durres organized a children’s activity at the “Heritage and Education Association”, with the participation of the book club kids. 

The event was organized in the form of an imaginary journey through the cities of several EU member states.

While reading stories from “The Mysteries of the Golden Stars” book, the kids stopped to ask questions and get additional information on each given town, their particularities, history, the country they belong to, etc.

POGRADEC, 9th of May, 2019 – In the framework of “Europe Day” celebrations, the European Integration and Foreign Assistance Coordination Unit in the municipality of Pogradec, in cooperation with the city’s high schools, organized the “Europe Day – United in diversity” event.

The activities goal was to highlight and recognize the European Union values and the importance of making them part of our culture, in order to make the European integration a more natural process for Albanian citizens. 

Selenica, 23 April 2019 – The European Integration and Foreign Assistance Coordination Unit in the Municipality of Selenica, organized an event marking the International Earth Day, in cooperation with students and teachers of the 7th and 8th grade of “Todi Koçeli” middle school.

Among the activities carried out on this occasion was a poetry space, dedicated to the preservation of our planet, and an exhibition of artistic works made out of recyclable materials, such as flowers planted in plastic bottles.

22 APRIL 2019 – The European Integration and Foreign Assistance Coordination Unit, in the Municipality of Belsh, organized an Earth Day event.

Present in the activity were students and teachers of “Hysni Çela” middle school in Karina.

The students carried out an exhibition of their own drawings, whose main theme was the environment and its protection.

“Without a clean environment, there’s no life”. This was the message that characterized the event, carried out under the special care of the EU Corner in the Municipality of Peqin.

The European Integration Unit in the Patos Municipality, in cooperation with the Regional Directory of Social Services in Fier, organized informative activities on “the fight against Human Trafficking and Irregular Immigration" with students of the "Zhani Ciko” and “Sotir Çapo" high schools, located in Patos and in the Administrative Unit of Zharrëz.

In the framework of the International Day of Balloons, the EU Corner in Lushnje Municipality, in cooperation with the Children's Cultural Center and the Administrative Unit of Krutje, organized an impressive activity with students in Krutje’s sport field. Flying balloons, as shown in the pictures, created a festive mood all around. 

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