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
URZAD MIASTA I GMINY CIESZANOW (PL)
STICHTING HELLENIC INSTITUTE OF CULTURAL DIPLOMACY NETHERLANDS (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)
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 "
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.
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
- 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.
WP4- Policies and European Institutions functionality
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.
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