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Dresden: Europe Prize to be presented during ceremony

A delegation of parliamentarians, led by the Chairperson of the Sub-Committee on the Europe Prize of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), Axel E. Fischer (Germany, EPP/CD), will present the Europe Prize to Dirk Hilbert, Mayor of Dresden (Germany), the Prize-winner for 2015 (with Vara in Sweden), on Thursday, 24 September.

This annual prize honours towns and cities for their active promotion of the European ideal, such as twinnings, European events and exchange visits. It consists of a trophy, a medal, a diploma and a scholarship to be spent on a study visit within Europe for young people from the winning town