This year on October 9-11 Kaunas City Municipality as a Partner of DeCoDe project will host the meeting for partners and local people from eight countries: Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Germany, Romania, Italy, Denmark and Spain. This will be the second meeting of the project. The project is implemented within the framework of the 2nd strand “Democratic Engagement and Civic Participation” action 2.2 “Networks of Towns” of the European Union programme “Europe for Citizens”. The project aims to create an international, sustainable network of European cities to share their experiences on depopulation processes and their impacts, and to find solutions to reduce depopulation.

In Kaunas, the project participants will get acquainted with depopulation situation with a focus on economy. Partners from Kaunas have prepared fulfilled program with discussions and experience exchange between local experts and project partners, study-visits in the city and variable work-shops.

The project is financed under the European Union programme “Europe for Citizens”. Implementation timeline: 01.03.2018.- 01.02.2020.