The Lutsk and Lublin Project is among the top 10 projects of the Cross-Border Programme.
The joint Lutsk and Lublin project for the restoration of historical and cultural heritage sites has been recognized as one of the top 10 implemented projects of the Cross-Border Cooperation Programme EU 2014-2020 out of over a hundred projects that received funding from the European Union. As a result of the project, the restored Chortoryiski Tower with its defensive wall, the underground cells of the Jesuit monastery in the Old Town of Lutsk, and the Gothic Tower in Lublin have been given new life.
Anna Vintsyuk, Head of International Cooperation and Project Activities Department of Lutsk City Council, received an honorary award during the conference with the motto "It's Good to Have a Neighbor" in the city of Przemyśl, Poland. Hubert Machik, responsible for the preservation of monuments, took part in the event on behalf of the city of Lublin.
During the event, the launch of the new Interreg NEXT Poland-Ukraine 2021-2027 cross-border programme was announced, and the results of the 20th anniversary of cross-border cooperation between Poland and Ukraine were summarized. The participants of the ceremony included representatives from the ministries and diplomatic institutions of Poland and Ukraine, the European Commission, as well as the top 10 projects of the Programme were introduced.
The start of the Interreg NEXT programme signifies new opportunities to attract grant funding for urban development and promising prospects for deepening cooperation between Ukrainian and Polish partners.
For the financial support of the Cross-Border Cooperation Programme EU 2014-2020, the cities of Lutsk and Lublin implemented the project «New life of the old city: revitalization of monuments of historical and cultural heritage of Lutsk and Lublin». The main activities of the project included restoration and repair works on national heritage sites in the Old Town of Lutsk, such as the Chortoryiski Tower with its defensive walls and the underground cells of the Jesuit monastery, as well as the restoration of the Gothic Tower in Lublin.
More than €1 million of EU grant funds have been attracted to implement the project activities in Lutsk.
International Cooperation and Project Activities Department