After the introducing kick-off meeting the new established local citizens group „International future workshop“ will meet for its first working meeting. Identifying what are the challenges and and good practices in the rural area of Bad Marienberg is the main focus as well as setting up the concrete work modus of this group.

The local citizens groups wants to kick-off by starting to work on, exchange and develop (new) ideas for active citizenship in rural areas and development of the home region. This is also the basis for the international exchange that starts with the first transnational meeting in March 2018.

The invitation and the promotion of the Strategic Partnership is promoted via the official gazette of the local community „Verbandsgemeinde Bad Marienberg“ reaching out to 20.000 local citizens.