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Placed: 20.07.2006 14:58:32

Odessa’s international ties

Odessa delegation visits Vienna (Austria)

On July, 3-7, 2006 Odessa city council Department of international relations, European integration and Odessa’s diaspora affairs deputy head Svetlana Boyeva dealt an official visit to Vienna (Austria) on invitation of the city government.
During an official visit to the Embassy of Ukraine in Austria aimed at tightening partner ties between Odessa and Vienna, meetings with Ukrainian ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary in Austria V. Yelchenko and the First Secretary of the Embassy V. Panteleyev, and also the head of Ukraine’s trading mission P. Popov were held.
In Vienna Magistrate, Svetlana Boyev met Mr. Thomas Resh and Mr. Oscar Vavra to discuss our cities’ cooperation problem. Since there is no sister-cities and partner-cities agreements signing practice in Vienna, it was offered to initiate the program of cooperation between Vienna Magistrate and Odessa city hall structure departments.
Svetlana Boyeva also discussed the question of contacts establishing between Vienna Diplomatic Academy and Odessa universities.
In “Culture contact” organization, which is one of Austrian state office departments, a meeting with its director Mr. Kurt Wagner and Education dept head Ms. Monica Mott was held. Considering official correspondence about cooperation development between Ukrainian and Austrian Ministers of education, they discussed the possibility of “Bureau of Austrian authorized person of educational cooperation development”financed by Austrian state office and Education ministry openingin Odessa.
In the “Austrian scientific, educational and cultural cooperation” state organization, Svetlana Boyeva met its head Dr. Michael Dippelreiter and Austrian Embassy in Ukraine Attaché of cultural affairs Mr. Andreas Wenninger.
They discussed the possibility of contact establishing between the both cities’ theatres, Vienna representatives taking part in Odessa jazz festival and “2 days and 2 nights” festival, and also “Viennese ball” holding in Odessa project development.
The official visit had the following results:
  • An offer of cooperation establishment between our cities received from Vienna Magistrate.
  • Odessa city mayor Eduard Gurvits received an invitation to take part in the International Conference of the Danube region cities which will take place on Novemberm 6-7, 2006, in Vienna in the network of “Donauhanse” project of Danube region cities stable development network creation.
  • Odessa city mayor Eduard Gurvits received an invitation from Austrian trade representative in Ukraine to take part in Odessa investment projects presentation in Vienna, Linz, Graz and Innsbruck, which will take place on Novemner, 6-10, 2006, in the network of “Invest into Ukraine” forum to present the cultural peculiarities of our city and of the whole southern region of Ukraine.
  • Ukrainian ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary in Austria V. Yelchenko   informed Odessa city government of Vienna’s costless providing it with the Austrian writers’ works in German to develop the international cooperation in the sphere of culture and arts.
  • Odessa government received a letter of support from Vienna Magistrate for our city to enter the prestigious “Eurocities” organization, what helped Odessa to have been accepted as an associated member.
  • Austrian Diplomatic Academy initiated contacts establishment with Odessa universities to develop partner relations between our cities.
  • “Culture contact” organization is assisted in “Bureau of Austrian authorized person of educational cooperation development” office opening in Odessa.
Vienna Magistrate and Austrian Republic Embassy representatives expressed their preliminary agreeing to take part in the festive measures dedicated to Odessa city Day.

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