Twinning between the township of Chaource and Eppertshausen

In 1987 the first contacts were made for a Franco-German twinning with the city of Eppertausen.

The first movement of Chaourçois elected on 19 and 20 December 1987 outstripped the creation of the Twinning Committee in January 1990. This committee organized in one city and the other various gatherings before reaching the official ceremony of the Canton of twinning Chaource with the city of Epperthausen, October 7, 1990 in Chaource.

Since then, French and Germans meet regularly for various festivities including the famous market of Saint Catherine, continuing to ink in the history of Franco-German friendship.



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The origin of relations between Aix-en-Othe and Neresheim, a town of Baden-Württemberg, situated on the border of Bavaria, in the Swabian Alb, about 50 km north of Ulm, 700 km from Aix -en-Othe, dates back to the 80s.

It was at that moment that the valve Othe college and begun to develop friendly ties with its counterpart, the Härtsfeldschule Neresheim during linguistic exchange. This match was very successful and became an institution. In Othe, it is likely that several hundred young people (now grown up) took advantage of these Franco-German rapprochement. So that all these efforts have their culmination, it appeared to some that it was time to institutionalize, in adults, what young people had been able to build so.

 The creation of a Twinning Committee of Aix-en-Othe has taken place in 1994. Its first action was to formalize these privileged relations with the signing of a charter between the Mayors of the two municipalities. This charter was signed Saturday, June 15, 1996.


A few years later, the Twinning Committee turned into a Othe the Twinning Committee, which allowed it to host the towns of Bérulle, Estissac, Maraye-en-Othe, Neuville-sur-Vanne Nogent-en-Othe, Paisy-Cosdon, Pâlis, Planty, Rigny-le-Ferron, Saint-Benoist-sur-Vanne, Saint-Mards-en-Othe, Villemaur, Villemoiron and Vulaines

Initially, the essential role of the Committee was to connect the French and German associations and promote their meetings, helping to solve problems in general due to the distance.

It has expanded, and since then-have-been --other links Established: first with Bagnacavallo, twin Italian town of Neresheim and with Strzyzow, Poland, During a school project and finally with Stone, England, qui Maintains cooperative relationships with our Italian friends.

In 2012, the Committee is delegated to the Community of Municipalities Othe Aix


Community of Communes Othe Aix has acquired the skill "Internationnales Relations and Decentralised Cooperation". This helped Implement a pairing That is based on a larger population to Neresheim (8000 inhab.) And Bagnacavallo (16,000 inhab.). Twinning has therefore concluded June 9 has been between Bagnacavallo and the Community of Municipalities Othe Aix (CCPOA).

The municipalities of Estissac and Neuville-sur-Vanne, supporting since its inception the Twinning Committee retain, of course, their place within the committee.

A target agreement was signed between the Community of Municipalities and the Committee to enact the delegation of the management of twinning.


Twinning with the town of Stoumont

This association aims, promoting the principles of the charter of the World Federation of Twin Cities - United Cities proclaimed by mayors and representatives of local authorities and delegates of twinning committees, to develop in all areas and relationships trade between the Community of Municipalities of the Val d'Armance and the Municipal Entity of Stoumont (belgium):

1) - To facilitate meetings, understanding and mutual knowledge.

2) - To allow direct cooperation actions.

3) - To develop the friendship between the people.