Mikołajki, 6-7 December
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The diversified programme will consist of 13 thematic tracks, with more than 100 events: thematic blocks, panel discussions, workshops, lectures, presentations and an award ceremony.
During the 6th European Congress of Local Governments the 4th Financial Ranking of Local Governments in Poland will be presented. We invite you to get to know the winners of the Ranking and to download the study.
The self-government of the Warmińsko-Mazurskie Voivodeship, through the Marshal’s Office, performs a number of tasks, including: stimulating economic activity, raising the level of competitiveness and innovation of the voivodship’s economy, preserving the value of cultural and natural environment and maintaining spatial order. The tasks of the institution include strategic and operational planning and management of structural funds. The area of special interest of the region’s authorities is to support strategic areas of the economy, i.e. regional smart specializations: water economy, high-quality food, wood and furniture.
In the structure of the Department of Promotion Coordination at the Marshal’s Office there operates Investors and Exporters’ Service Center (COIE) which provides services for domestic and foreign investors interested in starting economic activity in Warmia and Mazury. COIE helps in choosing location for an investment, generates bases of potential business partners, organizes business missions.
Mikołajki is among the most popular tourist resorts in Masuria. The town is located in the very heart of the Great Masurian Lakes region, therefore it is known by every water sport enthusiast in Poland. It has been known as the Masurian Venice for about a century.
In the collective tourist consciousness the town is an attractive holiday destination. It is a perfect place for active leisure on the water. Sailors reign over the lakes here, and their favourite venue is the lake promenade, and the Sailors’ Village which is home to one of the most advanced ports in Masuria. Ports, harbours and marinas located in the district of Mikołajki provide over 900 mooring places.
The unsurpassed natural environment is definitely what draws so many visitors. The town is located on the edge of the Pisz Forest and the Masurian Landscape Park. As much as 74% of the district is under various forms of environment protection.
Over the last five editions, the European Congress of Local Governments has become one of the most important venues for meetings and discussions on local government issues across Europe. See the previous editions of the Congress.