The Port Center Network, a group of 15 people coming from Livorno, Riga, Genoa, Paris, Le Havre, Antwerp, Dunkirk and Haifa, will meet next week in Ashdod in order to exchange on best practices linked to social integration of ports and their relationship with citizens and youngsters.
The hosting partner, the Port Authority of Ashdod, has at this occasion organized a very rich program including on-site visits and presentations done by different port and city stakeholders.
The meeting will also allow the different participants to present their Port Center project already realized or under construction. Attention will be drawn more particularly on the following subjects : Business model of a port center, financing, reconciling port security and accessibility, best practices in promoting employment in the port towards young people, ideas for sharing of exhibition developments and other pedagogical projects
Finally, the meeting will be the occasion for the Port of Ashdod to join officially the Port center Network by signing the Charter of Mission of a Port Center.