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               The programme
             EUROPE FOR CITIZENS
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Specific Objectives
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             Europe t...
Priority themes of the Europe for Citizens Programme:
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31/07/07     ACTIVE CITIZENSHIP PRIORITIES FOR 2009
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                     Future of the Euro...
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                      Inter-cultural dial...
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31/07/07     ACTIVE CITIZENSHIP PRIORITIES FOR 2009
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                     Impact of EU polic...
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31/07/07     ALDA PROPOSALS FOR ACTIVE CITIZENSHIP :
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             - Very local activities t...
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31/07/07     ALDA PROPOSALS FOR PRIORITIES IN 2010 IN
05/06/07     THE FIELD OF ACTIVE CITIZENSHIP:
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Strasbourg        Horizontal features of the "Europe for
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             Action 1 - Active citizens for ...
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             Action 2 - Active civil society ...
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             Action 3 - Together for Europ...
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             Planning Period 2007- 2013
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             • Cities for peac...
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             • Active Citizens...
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                      Pilot training proposal
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General information about the Call for
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7 Modules in the EU
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Презентација на тема Europe For Citizens од Srdjan Cvijic на одржаната Тркалезна Маса од страна на Метаморфозис, на 07.07.2009

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  1. 1. Strasbourg 7/7/2009 Strasbourg 31/07/07 05/06/07 The programme EUROPE FOR CITIZENS Skopje, 7/7/2009 Srdjan Cvijic Policy Officer ALDA
  2. 2. Strasbourg General Objectives Strasbourg 31/07/07 • To give citizens the opportunity to interact and 05/06/07 participate in constructing an ever closer Europe, which is democratic and world-oriented, united in and enriched through its cultural diversity, thus developing citizenship of the European Union; • To develop a sense of European identity, based on common values, history and culture; • To foster a sense of ownership of the European Union among its citizens; • To enhance tolerance and mutual understanding between European citizens respecting and promoting cultural and linguistic diversity, while contributing to intercultural dialogue.
  3. 3. Specific Objectives Strasbourg • To bring together people from local communities across Strasbourg Europe to share and exchange experiences, opinions and 31/07/07 values, to learn from history and to build for the future; 05/06/07 • To foster action, debate and reflection related to European citizenship and democracy, shared values, common history and culture through cooperation within civil society organisations at European level; • To bring Europe closer to its citizens by promoting European values and achievements, while preserving the memory of its past; • To encourage interaction between citizens and civil society organisations from all participating countries, contributing to intercultural dialogue and bringing to the fore both Europe’s diversity and unity, with particular attention to activities aimed at developing closer ties between citizens from Member States of the European Union as constituted on 30 April 2004 and those from Member States which have acceded since that date.
  4. 4. Priority themes of the Europe for Citizens Programme: Strasbourg Permanent themes and their annual focus Strasbourg 31/07/07 Future of the European Union and its basic values 05/06/07 New Institutional Developments Celebration of 9 May, Day of Europe Active European Citizenship: participation and democracy in Europe Women participation in political life Intercultural dialogue The European Year of Intercultural Dialogue 2008 People’s wellbeing in Europe: employment, social cohesion and sustainable development Sport for active citizenship and social inclusion Impact of the European policies in society The European Year of creativity and innovation 2009
  5. 5. Strasbourg Strasbourg 31/07/07 ACTIVE CITIZENSHIP PRIORITIES FOR 2009 05/06/07 Future of the European Union and its basic values -9th May -Anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall Active European Citizenship: participation and democracy in Europe -EP elections and institutional developments -Women participation in political life
  6. 6. Strasbourg Strasbourg ACTIVE CITIZENSHIP PRIORITIES FOR 2009 31/07/07 05/06/07 Inter-cultural dialogue - Integration of intercultural dialogue: methodological aspects People’s well-being in Europe: employment, social cohesion and sust. development - Citizens' engagement with the big social issues which constitute the European Union's political priorities, such as climate change and energy - Sport for active citizenship and social inclusion
  7. 7. Strasbourg Strasbourg 31/07/07 ACTIVE CITIZENSHIP PRIORITIES FOR 2009 05/06/07 Impact of EU policies in societies - The challenges of immigration - The European Year of Creativity and Innovation 2009
  8. 8. Strasbourg Strasbourg 31/07/07 ALDA PROPOSALS FOR ACTIVE CITIZENSHIP : 05/06/07 - Very local activities to implement European Active Citizenship “out of Brussels” - We propose to adopt it as a methods in the decision making at the local level - To focus on the topics in the enlargment process - To evaluate the impact on the medium term
  9. 9. Strasbourg Strasbourg 31/07/07 ALDA PROPOSALS FOR PRIORITIES IN 2010 IN 05/06/07 THE FIELD OF ACTIVE CITIZENSHIP: Active citizenship and enlargement European “Listening” process
  10. 10. Strasbourg Strasbourg Horizontal features of the "Europe for 31/07/07 citizens" programme 05/06/07 - European values - Informal learning for active European citizenship - Volunteering - expression of active European citizenship - Transnationality and local dimension - Cultural and linguistic diversity - Cross-fertilization - Equal access to the program
  11. 11. Strasbourg Strasbourg Actions and Measures 31/07/07 05/06/07 Action 1 - Active citizens for Europe Measure 1. Town-Twinning • 1.1. Town-twinning citizens’ meetings • 1.2. Thematic networking of twinned towns Multiannual projects for network of twinned towns Measure 2. Citizens’ projects and support measures • 2.1. Citizens’ projects • 2.2. Support measures
  12. 12. Strasbourg Strasbourg Actions and measures 31/07/07 05/06/07 Action 2 - Active civil society in Europe • Measure 1. Structural support for European policy research organizations (think-tanks) • Measure 2. Structural support for civil society organizations at the European level • Measure 3. Support for projects initiated by civil society organizations.
  13. 13. Strasbourg Strasbourg 31/07/07 Actions and measures 05/06/07 Action 3 - Together for Europe • High visibility events • Studies • Information and dissemination tools Action 4 - Active European Remembrance
  14. 14. Strasbourg Strasbourg Available Funds 31/07/07 05/06/07 Planning Period 2007- 2013 215 million Euro • Action 1: at least 45% • Action 2: approximately 31% • Action 3: approximately 10% • Action 4: approximately 4%
  15. 15. Strasbourg Strasbourg Direct beneficiaries 31/07/07 05/06/07 • local authorities and organisations • European public policy research organisations (think-tanks) • citizens’ groups • civil society organisations • non-governmental organisations • trade unions • educational institutions • organisations active in the field of voluntary work • organisations active in the field of amateur sport, etc.
  16. 16. Strasbourg Strasbourg Beneficiary countries 31/07/07 05/06/07 • Member States Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, United Kingdom, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Romania, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Hungary • Croatia, Albania, Macedonia
  17. 17. Strasbourg Strasbourg 31/07/07 Potential participating countries (and 05/06/07 territories) The list below indicates the countries that have not yet joined the program but that potentially could participate in the near future. Participating countries of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA), members of the European Economic Area (EEA): Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway EU candidate countries: Turkey, Bosnia- Herzegovina, Montenegro, Serbia, Kosovo (under resolution 1244)
  18. 18. Strasbourg Active citizenship Strasbourg 31/07/07 Current and past projects: 05/06/07 • Participation of Civil Society as an added value of the European Union (conference, research and debate), 2004, Event in Barcelona • The development of the European Union Constitution as for the Active Citizenship, Event in Kaunas. 2005 • The impact of European Union on local policies dealing with citizens participation, 2006
  19. 19. Strasbourg Active citizenship Strasbourg 31/07/07 Current and past projects: 05/06/07 • Cities for peace and democracy in Europe 2006 • EURaction – citizens acting for Europe 2006-2007 • Europe in Dialogue with its Citizens - Active Citizenship Project 2007 • Pilot training proposal for European Active Citizenship (10 activities planned in Europe), 2008
  20. 20. Strasbourg Active citizenship Strasbourg 31/07/07 Current and past projects: 05/06/07 • Active Citizenship support for twinning activities, 2007/2008 • Training activities and support programme on active Citizenship in Western Balkans • Support measures, Training for Twinning Officer in the enlarged Europe • Follow up Citizens’ panel (to be confirmed)
  21. 21. Strasbourg Pilot training proposal 21/11/2008 Strasbourg on Active Citizenship 31/07/07 for Local Authorities and Civil Society 05/06/07 in Europe It is both : - a natural step after all the EC projects on European active citizenship developed and implemented - a way to transfer its knowledge based on its experience gained through a decade of field- work
  22. 22. General information about the Call for Strasbourg Strasbourg Partners: 31/07/07 05/06/07 - project to begin by the end of October/ beginning of November 2008 - to last between 6 and 12 months - cofunded by ALDA (maximum 50%/ 5000 euros) - eligibility criteria : local authorities and nonprofit making organisations, members of ALDA - award criteria : quantitative (number of partners involved, participants, cofund capacities...) and qualitative (originality, capacity to reach unusual public,...)
  23. 23. 7 Modules in the EU Strasbourg Strasbourg 31/07/07 - 1 in Spain 05/06/07 - 3 in Italy - 2 in Lithuania - 1 in Bulgaria 1 module in Croatia 3 modules outside the EU - 1 in Albania - 1 in Macedonia - 1 in Azerbaijan = various projects, different focuses and budgets
  24. 24. Strasbourg Strasbourg Website 31/07/07 05/06/07 EACEA http://eacea.ec.europa.eu/citizenship/index_en.htm
  25. 25. Strasbourg Strasbourg Visit ALDA website for further information 31/07/07 05/06/07 http://alda-europe.eu CONTACT marco.boaria@aldaintranet.org Camille.gangloff@aldaintranet.org

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