Within the framework of the project "Joint actions for prevention and reduction of the consequences of disasters in the municipalities of Sandanski and Radovish" funded by European Union under the Second call for proposals of the Interreg - IPA CBC Programme Republic of Bulgaria - Republic of North Macedonia, the first meeting of the project team was held in the period from 27 to 28 November, 2019 (Wednesday and Thursday), in the premises of the Municipality of Sandanski, Republic of Bulgaria.
At the meeting the team members of the Centre for Development of the South-East planning region and team members of the Municipality of Sandanski were present.
The main goal of the meeting was to get the project team informed about the project activities, the deadlines for implementation and the role of each of the partners in the project activities. On the meeting a work plan for the project was prepared with defined activities, outputs, results, indicators, timeframe, resources and responsibilities.
For the purpose of visibility and promotion of the project on the meeting a logo was chosen. Also the slogan of the project: “Joint actions inspired by nature” was unanimously elected.
The next meeting of the project team is planned to be held in Strumica.
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