Mr. Csaba Borboly asked for EU funding for local community works


According to the county council president the close-up process of Republic of Moldova has to be supported Mr. Csaba Borboly, president of Harghita County Council called the attention on the importance of EU funding for local community works, as well as the support for the close-up process of Republic of Moldova by all possible means, on the meeting of the Committee of the Regions and the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe, organized in Paris on 9th of December. As the county council president declared, the local comunity works, for example the investments and developments realized through the involvement of local peoples’ help by working for a common …

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Robinwood Plus – Local Best Practices for Forestry Development

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The partners of INTERREG IVC Robinwood Plus project organized a side-event to Metsä2013 with the purpose of presenting the project and best practices within the field of forest management on 11th of December in Rovaniemi, Finland. Metsä2013 was the joint session of the UNECE Committee on Forests and the Forest Industry and the FAO European Forestry Commission, which took place between 9th and 13th of December. The aim of Robinwood Plus project is to promote the multifunctional role of forests as engine for economic development, environment protection, improvement of life quality in rural areas, in accordance with the EU Forest Action Plan and sustainability policies. In this regard, the project …

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The Progress project “Young Graduates and the Social Sector: Developing new job opportunities” is close to end in Harghita county

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The project funded by the European Commission, aims to identify new professional opportunities for young, unemployed graduates within the social sector, and to contribute to the exchange of good practices among partner regions from Italy, Slovakia, Slovenia, Czech Republic and Romania. The project period is settled from 23rd of January 2013 to 23rd of January 2014. Nowadays, it is very difficult for young graduates to enter the labour market, there are plenty skilled young professionals without workplaces, or underpaid after graduation. Therefore, the objectives of the project are to identify new training paths; to fill the gap of competences of professional profiles; to establish a mutual knowledge and experience exchange …

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Activities toward the efficient promotion of Seklerland in Brussels

Within the framework of Harghita County Council’s programme, entitled Representation and promotion to the institutions of the European Union, an official delegation of the county council promoted the local, traditional, cultural and touristic values of Harghita County at the European Parliament in Brussels, between 3-5th of December. At the same time, the delegated persons took part in a meeting with the colleagues of the Romanian Cultural Institution in Brussels, in order to evaluate the possibilities to organize and to participate in art and photo exhibitions, dance spectacles, conferences and other cultural events in the future. Harghita County Council believes that it is important to organize and to take part in …

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Cave rescue team established in Harghita County


The Mountain and Cave Rescue Public Service of Harghita County Council reached the realization of its objective to efficiently handle and overcome cave accidents in Harghita County, by establishing a cave rescue team on the meeting organized at the mountain rescue base situated near the Killer Lake, on 30th of November. There are several caves situated in Harghita County, and in the past time the number of those tourists, who ventured in more hidden and dangerous places, has been increased. Therefore, the possibility of accidents in this regard increased as well. Regarding previous cases, the mountain rescue team was always called, but due to the lack of proper training and …

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