Mayors of 38 towns awarded the 2003 European Diploma [27/06/2003]

A ceremony for the presentation of the European Diploma for 2003 was held at the Palais de Europe on Thursday 26 June. The Austrian Socialist member Johanna Schicker, Chair of the Parliamentary Assembly Sub-Committee on the Europe Prize, handed the winners the parchment honouring the efforts of local authorities to promote the pan-European ideal through twinning and other initiatives. The European Diploma was awarded for the first time by the Parliamentary Assembly in 1988 in recognition of the European merit of municipalities or local authorities in Europe. Recipients may later qualify for the Flag of Honour, the Plaque of Honour and the Europe Prize.   (More...)
 

Des maires de 38 villes reçoivent le DiplĂ´me europĂ©en 2003 [27/06/2003]

Une cĂ©rĂ©monie de remise du DiplĂ´me EuropĂ©en 2003 s'est tenue au Palais de l'Europe le jeudi 26 juin. C' est la socialiste autrichienne Johanna Schicker, PrĂ©sidente de la Sous-commission du Prix de l'Europe de l'AssemblĂ©e parlementaire, qui a remis le parchemin rĂ©compensant les efforts des autoritĂ©s locales pour promouvoir l'idĂ©al pan-europĂ©en Ă  travers le jumelage et d' autres initiatives. Le DiplĂ´me europĂ©en a Ă©tĂ© attribuĂ© pour la première fois par l’AssemblĂ©e parlementaire en 1988. Il rĂ©compense les mĂ©rites europĂ©ens des communes ou collectivitĂ©s territoriales d’Europe qui peuvent se voir attribuer ultĂ©rieurement le Drapeau d’Honneur, la Plaquette d’honneur et le Prix de l’Europe.   (More...)