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Programme: Europe for Citizens
Identifier: 609113-CITIZ-1-2019-1-HR-CITIZ-TT
Title: "With Active Citizenship to the Stronger EU – Koprivnicki Ivanec 2019"
Summary
Project "With Active Citizenship to the Stronger EU – Koprivnički Ivanec 2019" was a continuation of cooperation between municipalities in order to build a long tradition in jointly addressing topical issues of the EU. This year our project had been focused on the citizens that are disappointed by the current orientations of the EU, and on the younger generation. We discussed about the future of the EU, looking for ways how to motivate European citizens to be responsible and active creator of the EU future, why to be active in the European Parliament elections. Activities were prepared to challenge Euroscepticism by highlighting the benefits and opportunities provided for the EU citizens. Participants had been encouraged to express their views, opinions and experiences, they gained information about the benefits of EU policies, EU achievements, knowledge of the opportunities provided by EU to its citizens and cost of not being a part of the EU. Throgh the activities emphasized pro-European values and strengthen active perception Union Membership at the general public. Citizens of EU had been encouraged in active participation on EU affairs by strengthening the principles of democracy, openness and active cooperation with the local authorities, to promote solidarity, cohesiveness, respect based on different cultural principles. Volunteering as a one of the way of solidarity had been presented in the pleasure, inspiring and educational way. Our aim was to promote civic participation in the EU policy making process and develop opportunities for societal engagement and volunteering at EU level.The event attended 90 foreign participants from Slovakia, Poland and Hungary, together with local participants, in the project had been directly involved 190 European citizens. The project indirectly affectted up to 40 000 people. By this project we reached that citizens of the EU become more active, self-confident and satisfied with the Union in which they can live.
Start Date: 25-07-2019
End Date: 20-04-2020
Duration in months: 9
Total Budget: 14615
Details
Year (Call): 2019
Country:
Activity: Strand2: Democratic engagement and civic participation
Sub-Activity: Town twinning
Coordinator
Organisation: OPCINA KOPRIVNICKI IVANEC
Address: MATIJE GUPCA 12
Postal Code: 48314
City: KOPRIVNICKI IVANEC
Country:
Region: Koprivničko-križevačka županija
Organisation type: Local Public body
PIC: 901934131
DEMJEN KOZSEG ONKORMANYZATA
Address: KOSSUTH LAJOS TÉR 1.
Postal Code: 3395
Region: Heves
City: DEMJÉN
PIC: 911202675
OBEC DEMANDICE
Address: DEMANDICE 236
Postal Code: 935 85
Region: Nitriansky kraj
City: DEMANDICE
PIC: 938390514
DRUSTVO IZVORNOG FOLKLORA KOPRIVNICKI IVANEC
Address: MATIJE GUPCA 12
Postal Code: 48314
Region: Koprivničko-križevačka županija
City: KOPRIVNICKI IVANEC
PIC: 901957508
GMINA GDÓW
Address: GDÓW RYNEK 40
Postal Code: 32-420
Region: Małopolskie
City: GDÓW
PIC: 905092742
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