On Sunday, the 12th of November, the official opening of the project ‘Small municipalities against euroscepticism’ was held. The project, with the lead partner LAG PRIZAG, gathers 15 partners from 9 European countries: Latvia, Portugal, Slovenia, Macedonia, Hungary, Macedonia, Bulgaria, Romania and Croatia.
Delegates from partner institutions gathered on the first meeting, which started on Saturday the 11th in hotel La’Gus, Turčin. All partners presented their organizations and got to know each other.
On the next day, the 12th, a press conference was held in the Cultural Center Ivan Rabuzin in the City of Novi Marof. The president of LAG PRIZAG, Zdravko Maltar and mayor of Novi Marof, Siniša Jenkač greeted all guests and wished them a pleasant stay at the conference.
Two important people visited the conference: member of the European Parliament Ivana Maletić and professor from the Faculty of Political Science Nebojša Blanuša. With their presentations about euroscepticism – reasons and research findings – a stable basis for the project has been set.
The conference finished with a group discussion and active role of Ivana Maletić and Nebojša Blanuša in answering people’s questions.