STATUS Conference in Balti

On May 14, 2014 in Balti municipality was held the launch conference of project STATUS which was attended about 50 people (list of signatures of persons who attended is attached). The conference was carried out in the same day with the meeting of the Council of the Euroregion "Upper Prut" which made possible the participation of representatives from Romania, Ukraine and Moldova, leaders of the administrative units of the three countries that make up the Upper Prut Euroregion.

In the first part of the day, May 14 at the Council Meeting of the Euroregion "Upper Prut", in his address, Mr Consul General Mihai Baciu, stressed the importance of these projects, like STATUS, for the balanced economic development of the target areas, and for strengthening of political and cultural relations between involvement countries; not the least, emphasized the important role of such Euroregion and Projects in obtaining EU funds.

Launch Conference was held in the second part of the day - May 14, and vicemayor of Balti municipality, Ms. Marina Covali gave the opening remarks, followed by welcoming remarks of the Project Content Manager Urbasofia, Mr Piedro Elisei. After that, Local Project Manager, Mr. Sergiu Culibaba gave an overview about STATUS Project and has done a presentation regarding project purpose, objectives and outcomes until now, where intervened Mr. P. Elisei with practice examples obtained by the project partners.

Afterwards, Mr. Zinovii Broide (Director of Technical-Scientific Center "ECORESURS" from Chernivtsi, Ukraine – representative from the Ukraine partner of STATUS project) came up with a speech regarding the promotion and application of the principles and practices of project STATUS in the border area of the Republic of Moldova, Romania, Ukraine.

The day was concluded by the Ms. Marina Covali with a consideration on public participation, and the importance of their involvement in developing the project.

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