Opening of the EU Information Center in Uzhgorod

Today, on 28th October 2015, in Uzhgorod National University there was held the official opening of the 22nd Information Center of the EU. The opening of the Center was held with the participation of the EU Ambassador, the Head of the Delegation of the EU in Ukraine Mr. Jan Tombinski, university administration representatives who were invited, professors and students of Uzhgorod National University, and also honorary consuls of Slovakia and Hungary in Uzhgorod.

The aim of the future center activity is to disseminate information about the European Union and its policy, grant the access to the materials and publications about the EU and to promote students’ participation in debates on European issues.

All interested could participate in different information events: press-conference, workshop on animation of EU-related video, lecture-discussion for students on the current stage of EU-Ukraine relations and bicycle ride led by the EU Ambassador in Ukraine Jan Tombinski.

Representative of the EU Project "Support to the Implementation of the Transport Strategy of Ukraine" Irina Saidova in the end of the cycling race awarded all the participants by the brochures with the road safety rules for the cyclists which were specially designed for cycling events in framework of the information campaign of STS Project on road safety which is carried out now in Uzhgorod and Mukachevo.

Cycling race was organized with the support of the Project «Partner development of the common tourism based on the new youth sports and leisure» within cross-border cooperation programme Poland-Belarus-Ukraine.

28 October 2015