On 18 April 2017, a meeting with teachers of educational institutions from the Indre Department (Centre Val-de-Loire Region, France) was held in the Odessa Cultural Centre of Arts and Languages “La Pipelette”. The French delegation consists of 7 representatives and is currently on a study program in Ukraine, intending to visit the cities of Lviv and Odessa. On behalf of the Odessa Regional Institute for Public Administration of the NAPA under the President of Ukraine, A. Maev, Head of the International Relations Department, and T. Butenko, associate professor of the Management of Organisations Department, attended the event.
During the meeting, the director of “La Pipelette”, Jean Charbonnel, told the audience about cultural, educational and charitable activities of the centre. Moreover, a theatre was performed that had been prepared by Odessa students learning the French language.
Among the invited guest, teachers of schools and institutions of higher education in Odessa were present who had the opportunity to discuss the prospects for cooperation with their French colleagues. In particular, the representatives of the ORIPA NAPA under the President of Ukraine discussed with the Head of the French delegation, Ms. Sylvie Templeur the possibilities concerning the realisation of joint educational projects and, in particular, the exchange study programmes for French and Ukrainian students.