Ricardo Rio, Mayor of Braga: I usually say that Braga translates a singular fusion between history and future, tradition and youth
Today, we are living the time of the Europe of Cities, where the innovative and transformative potential of these territories has to be strengthened and replicated on a national and European scale
The Mayor of Aveiro, Mr. José Ribau Esteves : It is very important that citizens have an accurate picture of the importance of the European Union for their lives
I cannot help but support the creation of such a platform, being aware that the Union's work with its fellow citizens is publicized every day, in actions aiming proximity, awareness and clarification of the Europeans
Mayor of Santarém, Mr. Ricardo Gonçalves: The cities do not live only on history and progress is essential for maintaining the life in the city
We live in the age of knowledge and what we do both on local and national level only makes sense if it can be shared and if we can all learn from good practices around
Mayor of Leiria, Mr. Raul Castro : Our strategy of modernizing the city of Leiria is based precisely on preserving our cultural memory and historic heritage
"I believe that this platform can be an excellent bridge for the dialogue between citizens of different countries of the European Union and raise awareness."