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The conference will discuss with policy makers and practitioner how to best shape EU support to social innovation in the context of the Social Investment Package for Growth and Cohesion.
Eight major European cities will organise in September - October national workshops on active inclusion of young people, presenting their main research findings and promoting the exchange of knowledge between national stakeholders.
The municipality of Sofia is organising on 30 May a national workshop on active inclusion of young people.
In November - December each of the ten Local Authority Observatories on Active Inclusion will organise a national workshop, presenting its main research findings and promoting the exchange of knowledge between national stakeholders.
The Progress Committee next meeting will take place in Brussels on 30 September 2010.
The main discussion point during the seventh PROGRESS Programme Committee meeting held on 9 July 2009 was linked to the draft Annual Work Plan 2010.
The PROGRESS Programme Committee Members gathered for the sixth time in the spring of 2009 to hold a discussion on the following key topics: • Annual Performance Report 2008 • Annual Work Plans for 2009 and 2010 • Communication and networking activities
The fifth PROGRESS Committee meeting focused on the following key issues: the presentation and discussion on the funding priorities for the annual Plan of Work 2009; the implementation of the framework for the monitoring of PROGRESS performance; and the communication and networking activities.
The meeting of the PROGRESS Committee on 17 April, chaired by Nicolas Gibert-Morin, Head of the General Coordination Unit, was a good occasion for the representatives of the 27 Member States and other participating countries to meet for the fourth time.
The third Committee meeting of the PROGRESS programme focused on the following key issues: Presentation and discussion of the draft strategic framework for the implementation of the programme, Information and communication, Annual working plans.