June 30, 2017 in the city of Odessa, an expert visit of representatives of the Program of Intercultural Cities of the Council of Europe took place within the framework of Odessa’s participation in the National Network of Intercultural Cities of Ukraine. The meeting was organized by the Department of Internal Policy of the Odessa City Council.
International organization “Shield” was represented by the President of the organization, Professor Dager Saleh Muhamed and the head of the International Health Center of the organization Ahmad Dovvah.
Participation in the program provides an opportunity to expand the range of international relations, to use resources, expert support, advice and know-how of European and national networks; to declare the status of Odessa, work on the development of social and cultural spheres at the level of all European states, as well as 108 cities participating in the Program.
Odessa is the first of the cities with a million inhabitants of Ukraine to become a participant of this program.