June Issue - Summer is here
Holiday season has started and the 6th ICN Summer Youth Camp is coming up soon! About 70 young people from Latvia, Poland, Sweden, Lithuania, Ethiopia, UK, Norway and Russia have registered. Themed YOUTH, POLITICS & EUROPE this year speakers from the Norwegian parliament, the American Embassy and from the EU delegation in Oslo will discuss with the participants about topics like equality, voting, gender and climate change. From 5 to 8 of August the leaders of tomorrow will meet in Sjøglimt / Ørje (Norway) and for those who can’t take part – you will get a report on the ICN webpage.
For now we wish you an exciting and recreative summer break and pleasurable reading.
Your ICN Team
VIDEO: One more year to go for the Trans in Form project. See a summing up of the TiF Midterm Conference in Krakow.
News from Trans in Form & ICN:
Storytelling at its best - How a small German town benefits from TiF project
Association of Estonian Cities visited LALRG - Discussing challenges
European Capital of Culture 2016 - Wroc?aw is going for a long term cultural strategy
Suwalki Blues Festival – An overdose of Blues
Interesting to know:
Nuclear Exit - Germany is getting green
Cliff Hague's BLOG - Using design to drive development
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27 - 30 June: 2011 BIO International convention Super Sessions (Washington, DC, USA)
04 - 06 July: International Conference - Offshore Foundations for Wind Turbines (Bremen, Germany)
14 - 16 July: Suwa?ki Blues Festival 2011 (Suwa?ki, Poland)
25 - 27 July: AgroTech Innovations 2011: Strategic Investment in the 21st Century Farm (Minneapolis, MN, USA)
Wroc?aw to be European Capital of Culture 2016
Polish city of Wroc?aw was recommended for the title of European Capital of Culture in 2016 by an independent selection
panel. It will host the title along with a Spanish city, to be selected next week. The formal nomination by the EU's
Council of Ministers will take place in May 2012. Find out
why Wroc?aw is a capital of culture.
Association of Estonian Cities visited LALRG
Last week representatives of the Association of Estonian Cities (AEC) visited the Latvian Association of Local and Regional Governments (LALRG) for mutual exchange of experience. During the visit the representatives met with chairman Andris Jaunsleinis and LALRG staff in order to discuss challenges and topical issues in common.