AGE originates from the need to fill the memory lapse which for decades, in Italy and in Europe, has characterized the history of the persecutions and exterminations committed in the Soviet Gulag camps.
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Three years after the European Citizens' Iniative (ECI) entered into force, the Commission takes stock of past and present challenges, and future trends.
Multicultural Centre Prague invites you to participate in the conference : Intercultural Memory in the Public Space
"They stole a part of my childhood and most of my adolescence" (Elie Buzyn)
The European Parliament has launched a new portal to make it easier for citizens to submit and sign petitions online and follow their progress.
The booklet aims to provide local and regional officials with a framework for understanding more about fundamental rights and applying them when making decisions and completing their regular tasks and activities.
The European Commission has launched an online public consultation on the review of the Working Time Directive.
The Commission has adopted the Work Programme for the implementation of the Europe for Citizens' programme 2014-2020 in 2015
Serbian and Montenegrin civil society organisations, towns, municipalities and local authorities can now participate fully in the Europe for Citizens programme alongside organisations from the 28 EU Member States on an equal footing.
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The European Commission has published on 24 September a report evaluating Your first EURES job, a mobility scheme to help young Europeans between 18 and 30 to find a job, traineeship or apprenticeship in other EU countries implemented by the Commission between 2011 and 2013.
The European Commission has adopted a report today on the implementation, results and overall assessment of the 2012 European Year for Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations.
Active Citizens of Europe (ACE) Awards 2014 - 13 November 2014 - Malta
EAVI develops and implements projects that reflect the association's goals and objectives as well as its international dimension.
Civil Society joining forces for Equality, Solidarity and Democracy for Europe
With more and more consumers choosing to spend their holidays outside their country of residence, they should feel safe in any tourism accommodation venue across the EU.
International MEFROP Seminar in Perpignan, October 9th, 10th and 11th 2014
FONDACA – Active Citizenship Foundation – is a European think tank established in 2001.
Viviane Reding is taking up her seat in the European Parliament, following her victory in the European elections in May 2014.
The VOICES consultation process gathered opinions and ideas about urban waste from citizens across the EU.
Are you an adult education organisation working with World War I remebrance? Is your project promoting peace and conflict resolution? Apply for the EAEA Grundtvig Award 2014!
Are you interested in active European citizenship and European commemoration? Take part in ALDA’s summer school on Europe, participation and remembrance, from Monday 1st to Saturday 6th September 2014, in Asiago (Vicenza), Italy.
"Citizens’ participation at the local level in Europe and Neighbouring Countries" is the title of the new publication of ALDA, edited by Antonella Valmorbida, Secretary General of ALDA, and published by Peter Lang.
On 14 April 2014, the Council of the European Union has unanimously adopted the Regulation setting up the 'Europe for Citizens' programme for the period 2014-2020.
On 28 January, the European Citizens' Forum 2014 took place to take stock of the Europe for Citizen's Programme 2007-2013 and to reflect on the new Europe for Citizens Programme.
For the third time, the Commission marked Holocaust Remembrance Day on 27 January.
A common set of standards to improve consultation, participation and dialogue with partners such as regional, local, urban and other public authorities, trade unions, employers, non-governmental organisations and bodies responsible for promoting social inclusion, gender equality and non-discrimination during the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of projects financed by the European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) has been adopted today by the European Commission.
As part of a study on the possible establishment of a European House for Civil Society, the Commission is launching a survey in order to explore what citizens and civil society think of current initiatives and what they want in relation to participating in EU affairs.
The call for proposals for Structural support for European public policy research organisations (think tanks) and for civil society organisations at European level has been published - COMM-C2/01-2013
"Europe for Citizens" : 2014 Work Programme adopted – 31/10/2013.
Advance notice : Call for proposals for Operating grants 2014-2017
Mid October, the Tempus Public Foundation (Tempus Közalapítvány) has organised a conference in Budapest to present the best Europe for Citizens project from the last two years. About 140 participants were welcomed at the conference, an official event of the European Year of Citizens in Hungary.
The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) has presented an opinion on the Framework Decision on Racism and Xenophobia – with special attention to the rights of victims of crime.
The Executive Agency EACEA has put on-line the PROJECTS COMPENDIA 2013.
The Open University in the UK has been leading an FP7-funded research project into Enacting European Citizenship.
This study on the Europe for Citizens programme has been published.
3rd networking meeting of organisations active in the field of remembrance supported by Remembrance action of the Europe for Citizens programme took place from 7th to 9th April 2013 in Erfurt, Germany.
European Projects Association has launched the second edition of “European Projects Awards 2013” in the framework of the campaign “What Are You Doing ..For a Better Society ?” that we realised in partnership with European Economic and Social Committee in 2012.
On 6th March, civil society representatives from across the European Union came together in Brussels to celebrate European citizenship as part of Civil Society Day 2013: ‘As European as we get! Bringing economy, solidarity and democracy together’.
Last year survey of the Europe for Citizens programme results was initiated. A consortium of Public Policy and Management Institute from Lithuania and Euréval from France was commissioned to carry out the task.
The EACEA has published the results of the selection for transitional and annual operating grants in 2013, further to call EACEA 28/2012.
At its Plenary Session of 31 January and 1 February 2013, the Committee of the Regions adopted an opinion on "Strengthening EU Citizenship: Promotion of EU Citizens' Electoral Rights". The rapporteur for this opinion was Mr György Gémesi (HU/EPP), Mayor of Gödöllő.
The audience of more than 150 consisting of many nationalities and generations, including the youth from the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance project "Train 1000", gathered in Commission headquarters - Berlaymont for a commemoration event hosted by the Vice President of the European Commission Viviane Reding.
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The EESC has published a study addressing questions concerning the state of the Civil Society and how Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have been affected by the crisis.