The Europe Prize – awarded each year by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) to the town most active in promoting the European ideal – has been awarded to Ivano-Frankivsk in Ukraine.
The capital and commercial centre of Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast, Ivano-Frankivsk is twinned with as many as 24 European cities. It has developed robust international co-operation in numerous fields, particularly in the domain of academic activities. Universities in Ivano-Frankivsk collaborate closely with many other European educational institutions. The city also organises a range of thematic and festive events to mark Europe Day and the European Week of Local …read more
Source: Emerging Europe