“Europa s.p.a. – strumenti di partecipazione attiva per l’Europa del XXI secolo” (Europe s.p.a. – tools for active participation for 21st Century Europe) is the new awareness raising project that EAPN Italy (CILAP) and the Business Innovation Center of South Tuscany will manage together in the next two years (December 2008 – November 2010).
With “Europa s.p.a.”, co-financed by the DG Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities of the European Commission, the two partners will be engaged, together with local NGOs and authorities, in a number of specific actions whose scope is to raise the stakeholders’ and the citizens’ awareness on the European Social Model, the Open Method of Coordination, Equal Opportunities and the fight against discriminations as main tools for social inclusion and against poverty.
The project, which will support the Italian preparation of the 2010 European year against poverty, will concentrate on women, the Roma Community, Services of general Interest, Participation of people experiencing poverty, children. The actions encompass: 5 workshops on the 5 chosen issues with the participation of European experts, 5 television spots,1 national information campaign, 6 theatrical performances by the “Teatro della cittadinanza”, a final conference to be held in Bari linked with the European year against poverty.
More information to be available soon at: www.cilap.eu and www.bictoscanasud.it