URBAN Intergroup in Marseille
Between 12th and 14th of September members of the URBAN Intergroup participated in a study trip to Marseille – European Capital of Culture 2013. The visit was a perfect opportunity not only to visit the city that holds that label, but also to evaluate the impact of the European Capital of Culture label on the urban and regional development in general.
During the three-day stay, the delegation had the opportunity to take part in the inauguration reception at Marseille History Museum, to visit the Pavilion M (a information and organisation center for the Marseille-Provence 2013 program) and the Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilizations. Moreover, members of the URBAN Intergroup took part in meetings with Jean-François Chougnet, CEO of Marseille-Provence 2013 Association and Jean-Claude Gondard, CEO of Services of the city of Marseille. Working lunch with François Gallant, CEO of Euro Mediterranean allowed the delegation not only to exchange views and good practices but also to visit the Euro-Mediterranean district.
The visit was organized by vice-president of the Intergroup, Ms Marie-Thérèse Sanchez-Schmid.
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