Raising awareness of European rights for a progressive and transformative Europe- PROGRESS-EU

Project Number: 101091153

Project Period: Start: 01.01. 2023  End:  | 31.12.2024

Programme/ Key Action/ Action Type: Citizens, Equality, Rights and Values Programme (CERV) CERV-2022-CITIZENS-TOWN-NT

Project Website/ Social Media: Facebook & Instagram

Applicant Organization: Social HUB, Bulgaria

Partners

URZAD MIASTA I GMINY CIESZANOW (PL)

European Institute for Diplomacy and Policy (NL)

Comune di Russi (IT)

DRUSTVO ZA RAZVIJANJE PROSTOVOLJNEGA DELA NOVO MESTO (SVN)

AYUNTAMIENTO DE QUART DE POBLET (SP)

DIMOS LARISEON (GR)

EducPro Portugal (PT)

Project Summary

PROGRESS_EU proposal aims to give focus to the debate for the future of Europe, where young people are the main actors of change. The following initiative aims to investigate the functioning of the European Union, through the promotion of rights and values with the objective that citizenship and youth as the main target group have all the necessary elements to be active agents in their respective societies. The project will be divided into 8 trasnational events (one for each project partner) and aims to involve directly more than 400 participants and indirectly more than 25.000 citizens. Each partner will work locally in their territory to create a working group of youth workers and young volunteers to compile summaries before each meeting and provide feedback and results after each event. In order to guarantee an adequate and efficient implementation of activities, different experts will be invited to support particular activities in each target territory, inviting also representatives of Universities and public authorities at local, regional and European level.

WP1: Event #1: "Kick-Off Meeting –Discovering Europe "

WP1: Event #1: Kick-Off Meeting – Discovering Europe
organised by Social Hub in Sofia, Bulgaria.

On 8-10 of March 2023, represenatives of the partners has particicpated first event of the project in Sofia, Bulgaria. The aim of the event was as follows: 

  • Understand project’s outcomes, work methodology and expected results.
  • Reflect about the project needs: why youth is so important for civic participation.
  • Better understanding about how Citizen participation in Europe works;
  • Awareness about the new policies in Europe and how is undertaken in the different Member States.
 
Event Desciption Sheet is avaliable here

WP2: Event #2: YOUTH ROLE AND STATUS IN EUROPE

On 14-16th of May, WP2 event as hosted by Društvo za razvijanje prostovoljnega dela Novo mesto in Novo Mesto, Slovenia. The objectives of the event; Better Understand the Participation of Youth in Europe To learn from different tools where citizens can undertake a democratic life. To understand the main needs and concerns that have Young Europeans. To promote a wider perspective about all the opportunities that offers Europe for Youth. 

 

Event Desciption Sheet is avaliable here. 

WP3: Event #3: European Opportunities into new Facilities for Youth

Objectives;

  • Obtain knowledge about different programmes and initiatives where youth and citizens can take part and participate. 
  • To better understand the functionality of Europe: their institutions, policies and system. 
  • To promote new non-learning methods where youngsters can learn about the European framework. 
  • To achieve confidence and sense of unity within European institutions and policies.
Event Desciption Sheet is avaliable: MINUTES_EDS_WP3_ERCSI_HU_PROGRESS_EU

WP4- Policies and European Institutions functionality

The PROGRESS_EU WP4 event was held from November 29 to December 1 in El Puig, under the organization of ASEID and the Municipality of el Puig de Santa Maria with the aim of promoting the participation of young people and adolescents in the community, as well as fostering their knowledge about the European Union and its shared values.

Objectives;

To obtain knowledge about the functionality of policies besides European Institutions. 

To gain awareness about the benefits that the European Commission provides to citizens 

To promote a youth more committed and better informed about their rights and values. 

To enhance the European sense of belonging between youth.

 

Event Desciption Sheet is avaliable: EDS Form- Spain.

WP4- Policies and European Institutions functionality

Objectives;

  • To promote confidence and commitment within the European Framework. 
  • To tackle Euroscepticism besides an inclusive and participative way between youth and citizens. 
  • To advance for a democratic dialogue where participants can feel included and part of the process 
  • To expand the sense of community between partner organisations.
Event Desciption Sheet is avaliable: 

MARCH 2023 – NEWSLETTER

JULY 2023 – NEWSLETTER

DECEMBER 2023 – NEWSLETTER

The project is funded by the CERV program of the European Union.
 

Funded by the European Union. Views and opinions expressed are however those of the author(s) only and do not necessarily reflect those of the European Union or the European Education and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA). Neither the European Union nor EACEA can be held responsible for them.

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