Agriculture, culture, music, traditional things and sports, especialy youth activities and civic participation
ABOUT THE MUNICIPALITY:
Riebiņi municipality founded at 16.11.2004 from 6 districts - Rušona, Galēni, Stabulnieki, Sīļukalns, Silajāņi and Riebiņi. Municipality located in the Eastern part of Latvia, Latgale region; the total area is 630 km2; population - 5050 (according to The Office of Citizenship and Migration Affairs data).
The average population density per km2 is 8,8 people.
One of the biggest treasures – forests (31% from total area), lakes and rivers.
Education: kindergarten, 4 elementary schools, high school, 10 libraries, youth initiative centre.
Culture: Riebiņi culture centre and 6 houses of culture in the districts.
Social sphere: Social care centre, social house, GP placements in the districts, pharmacies.
Business environment: agriculture - the main employment sector (mainly livestock and grain farming).
International cooperation: partnership projects with neighbor countries - Lithuania, Belarus, Russia, Estonia.
We want to participate to the "Europe for Citizens" programme, Strand 2. Democratic engagement and civic participation; Measure 2.1. Town twinning and Measure 2.2. Networks of Towns.
Short description of the project, including its aims:
Various topics from the fields of agriculture, culture, music, traditional things and sports, especialy youth activities and civic participation.
Riebiņi municipality would like to take part in a project as a partner.
|INSTITUTION||Riebiņi municipality - AS A PARTNER|
|TYPE OF INSTITUTION||Other|
|CONTACT NAME||Ilze Kudiņa|
|NAME OF THE PROGRAMME||Europe for citizens / Town-twinnings|
|PROJECT TOPIC||Agriculture, culture, music, traditional things and sports, especialy youth activities and civic participation|
|WORKING LANGUAGE||EN, other|