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Bridges of Trust: New Branding and Strengthening Municipal Partnerships

On the 7th of May, the Bridges of Trust project held a pivotal coordination meeting for partner municipalities where CEMR, along with AUC and U-LEAD with Europe, unveiled the new branding for the initiative. Developing a cohesive branding and visual identity is crucial for the project as it enhances recognition, fosters a unified message, and strengthens the impact of our collaborative efforts.  

The meeting was honoured by the presence of Antje Kaestner, Senior Policy Officer, Task Force Ukraine at the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). Ms. Kaestner provided an insightful presentation on the preparations for the upcoming Ukraine Recovery Conference 2024, in Berlin. For the first time, this conference will focus on the regional and local level dimensions.

This month, the framework of the project a series of bilateral meetings among the mayors of municipalities took place to deepen the existing cooperation between the municipalities.  

  • Korop – Gulbene 
  • Lebedyn – Papa
  • Malyn – Teruel
  • Pidhorodne – Soria
  • Borodianka – Minsk Mazowiecki 
  • Korosten – Bourges
  • Vasylkiv – Sundbyberg
  • Novyi Bilous – Kekava
  • Bohodukhiv – Azuqueca dé Henares
  • Byshiv – Bacsolmas
  • Yasinia – Česká Třebová

These meetings, conducted in collaboration with the Association of Ukrainian Cities (AUC), are designed to strengthen ties and enhance cooperation among European and Ukrainian municipalities. We remain committed to advancing our collective efforts and fostering meaningful partnerships through this ongoing initiative.