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Programme: Europe for Citizens
Identifier: 595313-CITIZ-1-2017-2-HR-CITIZ-TT
Title: Volunteering in times of crisis
Summary
Aim of the project is to foster European citizenship and to improve conditions for civil and democratic participation in European Union by promoting opportunities for societal and intercultural engagement while volunteering in European Union, especially in times of crisis. Municipality of Petrijanec and Municipality of Destrnik, participating partner organizations, strive to raise awareness of the necessity of civic activity through volunteering on local community development and contributing to the development of European citizenship. The project will aim to raise awareness on needed citizens intervention in times of crisis when national responses seems insufficient and contribute to overcoming negative perceptions of the volunteering which gives a lot of opportunities for development. The project will cover topics such as: Institutional framework for volunteering in Croatia and Slovenia; The social and cultural context of volunteering and the economic value of volunteering; Volunteering in a crisis situation caused by a natural disaster and a migration crisis; Contribution of volunteers to the implementation of EU policy and The causes and consequences of the migration crisis and the significance of volunteering due to the migration crisis. An intercultural event will be organized (Intercultural examples of social engagement in local communities). Project will identify opportunities for European citizens to become volunteers with showcase of best practice examples.
Start Date: 26-01-2018
End Date: 20-10-2018
Duration in months: 9
Total Budget: 5000
Details
Year (Call): 2017
Country:
Activity: Strand2: Democratic engagement and civic participation
Sub-Activity: Town twinning
Coordinator
Organisation: OPCINA PETRIJANEC
Address: TRG SVETOG PETRA 1
Postal Code: 42206
City: PETRIJANEC
Country:
Region: Varaždinska županija
Organisation type: Local Public body
PIC: 911248847
OBCINA DESTRNIK
Address: JANEŽOVSKI VRH 42DESTRNIK
Postal Code: 2253
Region: Podravska
City: DESTRNIK
PIC: 911092483
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