The Department of European Affairs of Gijón has been invited by the European Citizenship point of the Ministry of Culture to participate in a info day held on October 1 in the city and 27 October in Zamora, on the program Europe citizens. Particularly on 27 Gijon intervened presenting the project: Town Networking Through the Atlantic (TONETA). The project TONETA, driven by the Conference of Atlantic Arc Cities (CAAC) and led by Gijon in the framework of this program, counts on the cooperation of CAAC cities in the Conference of Atlantic Arc Cities, and also involves, Cardiff, the Association of Municipalities of the Vale do Ave (AMAVE-Guinares), and AIRE 198 (Niort, Poitiers, La Rochelle, Angoulême). Thanks to this initiative and the twinning of this Asturian city with the French Niort, both European Affairs and Youth departments of Gijon city gave a more European dimension to the XXIX edition of the International Youth Meeting of Cabueñes on which the meeting “Youth and sustainability. Sustainable Planning for a possible world” has been funded by the Europe for Citizens Programme. In this frame, thirty young Europeans have discussed for three days on the aspects that can influence the social sustainability of their cities as more inclusive places from an international and practical perspective.
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