"Europe will not be made all at once, or according to a single plan. It will be built through concrete achievements which first create a de facto solidarity"
Robert Schuman - 9 May 1950
* Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the activity calendar has suffered some changes
OFFICIAL PRESENTATION OF THE YES! NETOWKR OF TOWNS
Mr. Michele Sperti - Mayor of Miggiano (IT) - Welcome speech
Mr. Evangelista Leuzzi (IT) - "YES! Network: partners, aims, objectives, activities"
Ms. Iulia Gabriela Badea (RO) - "European Solidarity Corps: which opportunities for young people?"
Ms. Aleksandra Rozanska (PL) - "My ESC esperience in Italy in the time of COVID-19"
CELEBRATION OF THE "EUROPEAN DAY OF COOPERATION"
The Vice-president of the Government of Cantabria, Mr. Pablo Zuloaga Martínez, and the Regional Ministry of Universities, Equality, Culture and Sport invited the YES! Network to the international meeting which was held in Santander (Cantabria).
EUROPEAN AND ECONOMIC CITIZENSHIP
"EUROPE DAY "
The event aimed to raise awareness of EU Policies and programmes for Solidarity through European and Economic Citizenship and sensitize citizens on the EU policy-making process and civic and democratic participation at the EU level. The training will increase ESAs skills and competences for supporting and facilitating the Community Campaigns
"WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY "
The aim of the event was to raise awareness of EU Policies and programmes for Solidarity through Ecological Citizenship and to sensitize citizens' EU intervention for the preservation of the environment and promotion of sustainable green initiatives. This has been achieved thanks to the applied methodology: study visits, exchange of good practices, study cases, etc.
"DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP "
The meeting focused on the learning and skills developments within the field of solidarity and social innovation to enhance the competence of digital learning from children, youngsters local citizens, and refugees and migrants integration, with the goal to inspire the ESAs and encourage their active participation through the creation of common learning spaces.
Special visits were organized to discover some of the good practices in the municipality of Fundao, like the migrants center, the fablab, and the incubator and to our coding school.
This meeting aimed to present officially the first draft of the two project outputs and the final update of the official website.
The partners discussed in a session on possible follow-up initiatives: YES! International formal Network for promoting Solidarity through active citizenship initiatives.