"Active Citizens for a Better Europe"
 
 

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With the financial support of the "Europe for Citizens" Programme of the European Commission

Project Active Citizens for a Better Europe

     The Association for European Partnership /AEP/ in partnership with Schoeninfo vzw, Belgium, Associazione Teatri del Cielo, Italy, Coodinadora Espanola Para El Lobby Europeo De Mujeres /CELEM/, Spain, Socialna akademija, Slovenia, the Association for Women Entrepreneurship Development, Romania and the Group of Women's Humans Rights Be active Be emancipated (B.a.B.e), Croatia is starting the implementation of a project under the "Europe for Citizens" Programme of the European Commission

Brochure - Basic Principles of Democracy

Concept note

Main objectives: The project overall objectives is to affirm the principals of representative and participatory democracy and to contribute to the development of citizenship of the EU and of sense of European identity, based on the common values and democratic principals by enhancing the mutual understanding.

Specific objectives:

  • To collect the views of the citizens in participating countries on EP elections as an important EU-wide process of participatory democracy, enhancing the role of citizens and civil society in Europe and on gender balance in decision-making and the role of women in politics;
  • To consolidate a method for fostering debate between citizens on those EU policy areas that concern their everyday life;
  • To establish a mechanism for enabling European citizens to develop their civic competences and opinion building;
  • To disseminate results of the panes to decision makers at all levels;
  • To encourage the dialog and interaction between the EU citizens and the EU institutions

Planned activities:

  • Setting-up an informal College in Participatory Democracy, aimed at training of trainers in principals of representative and participatory democracy;
  • Publishing of printed and electronic version of guide "Basic principals of Active Democracy
  • Organization of seven citizens' panels in the partners countries for the purpose of promoting the two-way dialogue between the citizens and EU institutions, defining the citizens' priorities, provoking pro-active attitude in the part of citizens;
  • Organization of a trans-national European citizens' Panel in Sofia;
  • Development and maintenance of freely electronic platform;
  • Setting up virtual European Network of Active Citizens (ENAC) at EU level;

Partners:

  • Schoeninfo vzw, Belgium
  • Associazione Teatri del Cielo, Italy
  • Coodinadora Espanola Para El Lobby Europeo De Mujeres (CELEM), Spain
  • Socialna akademija - zavod za izobrazevanje, raziskovanje in kulturo, Slovenia
  • Association for Women Entrepreneurship Development, Romania
  • Group of Women's Humans Rights Be active Be emancipated (B.a.B.e.), Croatia

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