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Programme: Europe for Citizens
Identifier: 564202-CITIZ-1-2015-1-HR-CITIZ-CIV
Title: Homo Europeanus - Overcoming the "Knowledge Deficit"
Summary
In some countries, where generally there is very low level of teaching about the EU, noticeably opposition to the EU has become increasingly pronounced at the popular level. The project's overall objective is spreading more knowledge about EU particularly in the context of the economic crisis, a general rise in antiimmigrant sentiment and xenophobia – to citizens of the member states and EU candidate countries, in order to overcome democratic deficit.Specific objective:to increase the motivation and build the citizens capacities and competences from current and potential MSs to participate actively in building future Europe; To enhance the interactive relation between citizens and institution, encouraging a bottom up approach to allow citizens to express their views on the EU - on what they perceive to be the EU urgent issues relevant to the development of Europeto encourage citizens to use exited democratic instruments and to develop innovative one to enhance participation in debate to build the capacity of civil society organizations to foster European citizenship and ownership of the Europe.The action will be implemented by 14 NGOs from 9 MSs (Bulgaria, Italy, Poland, Spain, Croatia, Slovenia, Slovakia, Czech Republic and Latvia), and 3 CC (Serbia, Montenegro, FYROM). Key activities:Kick off and final meeting Awareness raising International conferenceTraining on the most effective approaches and innovative instruments to increase participation of citizens at different level Citizens’ Forum on development and role of citizens Establishing European network of partners and cooperatorsLocal activities - research, interviews, (i)pod castings, public agoras, debates, info days and informal open door events run by activators-volunteers.During 16 months project events will involve 500 direct participants and numerous wider local public who will gain better understanding and knowledge about EU- necessary ground for their more active involvement.
Start Date: 01-09-2015
End Date: 28-02-2017
Duration in months: 18
Total Budget: 150000
Details
Year (Call): 2015
Country:
Activity: Strand2: Democratic engagement and civic participation
Sub-Activity: Civil society projects
Coordinator
Organisation: EUROPSKI DOM SLAVONSKI BROD
Address: ANTUNA BARCA 30 35000
Postal Code: 35000
City: SLAVONSKI BROD
Country:
Region: Brodsko-posavska županija
Organisation type: Civil Society Organisation
PIC: 946908181
YOUNET
Address: VIA DELLO SCALO 21/3
Postal Code: 40131
Region: Emilia-Romagna
City: BOLOGNA
PIC: 949011238
EUROPEAN INFORMATION CENTRE
Address: 24 BULGARIA BLVD 345
Postal Code: 5000
Region: Велико Търново (Veliko Tarnovo)
City: VELIKO TARNOVO
PIC: 938613032
CENTAR ZA GRADJANSKO OBRAZOVANJE / CENTRE FOR CIVIC EDUCATION
Address: NJEGOŠEVA 36/I
Postal Code: 20 000
Region: Црна Гора (Crna Gora)
City: PODGORICA
PIC: 943700488
EDUCATIONAL CENTER - KRUSEVAC
Address: PROKUPACKA 55
Postal Code: 37000
Region: Serbia
City: KRUSEVAC
PIC: 945045490
ASOCIJACIJA ZA NAPREDOK, EDUKACIJA I LOBIRANJE
Address: DIMO HADZI DIMOV 54B
Postal Code: 1000
Region: Скопски (Skopski)
City: SKOPJE
PIC: 947026036
STOWARZYSZENIE EDUKACJI POZAFORMALNEJ "MERITUM"
Address: SW FILIPA 23/3
Postal Code: 31-150
Region: Małopolskie
City: KRAKOW
PIC: 942705850
EDUCIVIS
Address: SEKURISOVA 15
Postal Code: 84101
Region: Bratislavský kraj
City: BRATISLAVA
PIC: 933256013
CHANGE IT!
Address: MOSKEVSKÁ 3060/11
Postal Code: 43401
Region: Ústecký kraj
City: MOST
PIC: 944861481
ZAVOD PIP - PRAVNI IN INFORMACIJSKI CENTER MARIBOR
Address: GOSPOSVETSKA CESTA 83
Postal Code: 2000
Region: Podravska
City: MARIBOR
PIC: 940340020
DAUGAVPILS UNIVERSITATE
Address: VIENIBAS STREET 13
Postal Code: 5401
Region: Extra-Regio NUTS 3
City: DAUGAVPILS
PIC: 999830702
PROMOCION EDUCATIVA SOCIEDAD COOPERATIVA
Address: PLAZA DE LA LIBERTAD 5
Postal Code: 47002
Region: Castilla y León
City: VALLADOLID
PIC: 944002255
CIVIC INITIATIVES-CITIZENS ASSOCIATION FOR DEMOCRACY AND CIVIC EDUCATION
Address: KNEZA MILOŠA 4
Postal Code: 11000
Region: Serbia
City: BELGRADE
PIC: 936721532
MHD UMKA SKOPJE
Address: GJURO MALESHEVAC 4-A
Postal Code: 1000
Region: Скопски (Skopski)
City: SKOPJE
PIC: 943116548
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