The award has been granted since 1955.
Our cooperation is very important, especially in such difficult times, it contributes
to strengthening European solidarity and promoting international understanding.
Each of our cities, through such activities, proved that they deserve the European Prize.
The aim of our association is to develop friendly ties between its members, youth exchange, exchange
of information and good practices.
We raise topics that relate to the most pressing or interesting problems of local governments at a given moment.
We are trying to involve young people in these activities, to teach them responsibility for the future
of Europe and European citizenship.
Objectives from the statute:
The aim of the Association is to achieve greater unity among its members by exchanging information
and discussing issues of common interest, especially in areas such as:
● twin relationships;
● exchange between public and private institutions as well as entities with mixed ownership, especially
in the field of culture;
● European events;
● promotion of the idea of solidarity in Europe and mutual understanding between nations;
● research and participation in the exchange of knowledge and experience within the cultural framework and social development of the members of the Association;
● indication of initiatives involving local governments in active cooperation.