First event of BRIDGE project

 The project "BRIDGE - Building Relationships Into a Democratic Goal for Europe" includes five pairs of partners, each pair sharing a common border: Portugal-Spain, Bulgaria-Serbia, Latvia-Lithuania, Slovenia-Italy, Czech Republic-Austria. All partners share the desire to promote cross-border cooperation and social cohesion across borders.

The contract for financing the project was signed by Mr. Vasko Stoilkov, Mayor of Slivnitsa Municipality and Deputy Chairman of the Association of Southwestern Municipalities and Mr. Rui Teixeira, Mayor of Villa Nova de Cerveira Municipality, Portugal.

This is the first international meeting of the project, during October 20th and 25th, hosted by the municipalities of Vila Nova de Cerveira, Portugal and Tominho, Spain. More information about the First meeting, please read HERE

The partnership between Bulgaria and Serbia in the context of the development of the cross-border region and the challenges of the COVID crisis will be presented by Mr. Vasko Stoilkov, Mayor of Slivnitsa Municipality; Associate Professor PhD Engineer Ivaylo Simeonov, Mayor of Elin Pelin Municipality; Engineer Angel Zhilanov, Mayor of Gorna Malina Municipality; representatives of the municipality of Dimitrovgrad, Serbia and members of the team of ASWM