A new step for the development of internet connection in rural areas

Within the framework of the INTERREG IVC project ENGAGE a successful conference took place in Olsztyn, Poland between 18th and 20th of March, in the beautiful and historic Castle of Olsztyn, where Nikolaus Kopernikus worked on his calendar.  On behalf of Harghita County Council – which is the only Romanian partner of the project – the participants were Ms. Hanna Török and Ms. Tünde Gál, members of the project implementation team. The Engage project’s main goal is to help specialists of different European regions to learn about cost efficient best practices of building high-speed broadband networks in rural and peripheral areas based on sustainable requirements and for strengthening the economic …

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Mr. Csaba Borboly is beside the active support for the employment of youth

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Between 25th and 26th of March the 26th Session of Chamber of Regions of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe was held in Strasbourg, where on behalf of the Committee of the Regions Mr. Csaba Borboly, president of Harghita County Council was also present, accompanied by  Mr. Tihamér Zsolt Ladó, youth expert on behalf of the Federation of Youth Organization of Ciuc Region.  Harghita County Council together with the Association for Harghita County has offered the possibility for youth organizations in Harghita County to participate in the event dedicated for fostering youth employment by education and trainings, organized on 26th of March in Strasbourg. …

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Debate on”Fostering youth employment through education and training: role and best practices within regions in Europe”

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Commission for Education, Youth, Culture and Research   Debate on”Fostering youth employment through education and training: role and best practices within regions in Europe”  26th Session of the Chamber of Regions, Congress of Local and Regional Authorities, Council of Europe 26 March 2014, Strasbourg, France Contribution by Mr Csaba BORBOLY (Member of the EDUC Commission and President of Harghita County Council in Romania) and Ladó Tihamér-Zsolt (Federation of Youth Organization of Ciuc Region)   Ladies and Gentlemen, First of all, thank you for the invitation to this session of the Chamber of Regions. As you all know, the Committee of the Regions and the Congress of the Local and Regional …

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European Day of Creativity in Miercurea Ciuc

Harghita County Council organized for the second time the European Creativity Day on 21st of March, in Miercurea Ciuc. The event is part of the CreArt international project. In the consortium there are 14 partner institutions from 10 EU countries, and from Romania, besides Harghita County Council the Cultural Centre of Arad County is partner as well. The project aims to create a European network of art, which enhances the mobility of visual arts, encourages young people to create, and gives a wider insight in the creative processes. Through all these it has a positive effect on widening the scale of professional directions, contributing to one’s own personality development. The …

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The religious tourism of Harghita County promoted in Berlin

Between 5th and 9th of March the ITB International Tourism Fair was organised in Berlin, where the partners of the Recultivatur project presented project results as well as religious tourism products within the framework of a common stand. On behalf of Harghita County Council Mr. Barna Szabó, county manager and colleagues of the project team were present, aiming to promote the religious tourism of Harghita County through pilgrimage guides, promotional brochures and presentation videos/films. Harghita County Council participates in the project owned to the planned and developed spiritual way for tourists in the county, being part of the so-called Way of Mary (Via Mariæ) pilgrims way. This touristic and religious …

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