community of ariane cities
About the CVA
Founded in 1998 as a non-profit association, the Community of Ariane Cities (CVA) brings together European cities – referred to as Ariane Cities – and partner industrial firms working in European space transportation.
The CVA enables them to strengthen their cooperation, keep elected representatives and citizens informed about space activities in Europe and help train future space sector professionals.
To bring together European players working in the field of European space transport and enable them to establish cooperation
Keep citizens and elected representatives informed about Europe’s space activities and the excellence of its know-how in this field
Promoting the Guyannais Space Centre, Europe’s spaceport and communicating the vital importance of independent European access to space
Support for the training of professionals in the space sector of tomorrow
12/13Li in Guyana and the CVA
On 25 January, a new page was written in the history that links the 12/13 de Ligne, the City of Liege and the Community of Ariane Cities. The Quartier Jacques de Dixmude, the Battalion's barracks, became a small corner of French Guyana for the occasion. Through an...
Alumni of the 2019 Summer School La Sapienza visit Europe’s Space Port
The 2019 alumni (Summer School La Sapienza) were able to reunite with their peers during a trip to French Guiana to visit the European Space Port (CSG). The participants, coming from all backgrounds, have since evolved professionally in the European space sector....
A new chapter in the history of the City of Liege, the 12th Prince Leopold Line – 13th Line and the CVA!
On 28 September 2021, in close collaboration with the Community of Ariane Cities and many of its members, a prestigious conference entitled "Space and Defence" was organised in Liège to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the sponsorship by the City of Liège of the...
CVA Council of Mayors 12-13 December 2022 in Milan
The last Council of Mayors of the year 2022 under the auspices of Colleferro and Avio was held in Milan. CVA members had the opportunity to meet on 11 and 12 December to enjoy the last moments of Colleferro's presidency, who had put together an exceptional...
SUMMER SCHOOL 2022
A unique edition of the Summer School After two years of absence due to Covid, the Summer School returns with a rich programme for the 2022 participants. Coming from different countries, such as France, Germany, Spain, Italy and French Guyana, the students and...
International Astronautical Congress 2022
The International Astronautical Congress 2022 was held at the Palais des Congrès in Paris from 18 to 22 September.
THE ARIANE PRIZE OF THE CITY OF LIEGE
The Ariane Prize of the City of Liège (established in 2008) was awarded to two young people who have distinguished themselves in the scientific field.
BORDEAUX METROPOLE FLIES TO SPACE WITH ARIANE 5
On 22 June 2022, after two years of CVA presidency, Bordeaux Métropole was finally rewarded with a flight of its logo on board of an Ariane 5.
FIRST 2022 COUNCIL OF MAYORS IN ROME, ITALY
On 28 and 29 April, CVA members met in Rome for the first Council of Mayors of the 2022 Presidency.
FIRST BUREAU MEETING FOR THE PRESIDENCY OF COLLEFERRO
The CVA Bureau members had the pleasure of meeting in Colleferro on 3 and 4 March 2022 for the first Bureau meeting of the year.