The Kick-off Meeting of the POLYPHONIA Project was held on the 18th of January 2019 in the Headquarters of the Regional Union of Municipalities of Epirus, in Ioannina, organized by the Lead Beneficiary. The LB welcomed all participants to Ioannina and illustrated the agenda of the meeting. The Project in its general features was outlined; in particular the Project’s objectives, outputs and expected results, the Work Plan and the Beneficiaries responsibilities, were presented by the LB, as well as the general description of the Deliverables foreseen in the Work Packages. Moreover, a brief presentation took place concerning the Partner’s profile, characteristics and activities and staff involved in the Project. The Beneficiaries have confirmed that they have set up the working group and their representatives in the Steering Committee of the Project. The Lead Beneficiary presented the Project Management Procedures, as well as the management structures, i.e. the roles of the LB and PBs to the Project management and part of the internal communication procedures. In addition, the financial management and reporting were described and a brief discussion followed the presentation. The day ended with the 1st Steering Committee Meeting with the definition of the role and functions of the Steering Committee, as well as the rules of procedures to be followed.