CaBuReRa – Informative Meeting

caburera-first-infodayYouth Mobility as a tool for intercultural dialogue

Are you a youth worker aged between 25-35? Have you finished your studies and are you looking for an experience abroad? Do you have experience in project management and would you like to improve your skills?

The project Capacity Building Relay Race – CaBuReRa, that aim at promoting the intercultural dialogue and reducing youth unemployment through mobility, will offer you this opportunity.

The countries involved are: Italy, Portugal, Greece, Lebanon, Jordan and Palestine.

In order to give information about the project CaBuReRa, financed by the ENPI CBC Mediterranean Sea Basin Programme 2007-2013, an informative meeting will take place Tuesday the 17th of June 2014 at 15.00 pm at CESIE, via Roma 94 Palermo.

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Mediterranean for gender equality and Rights – Join us!

logo-mer-rgbCESIE would like to invite you to some events that will take place under “Mediterranean for gender Equality and Rights – MER” project, a training course that will be held in Palermo, Sicily, from 15th to 23rd of June 2014 co-funded by Action 3.1 of the Youth in Action Program.

40 youth workers coming from European and EuroMed countries ( as Algeria, Bulgaria, United Kingdom, Spain, Palestine, Italy, Greece, Romania, Germany, France, Tunisia, Lebanon, Czech Republic, France, Portugal, Slovenia, Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan and Palestine) will learn, share knowledge and debate about gender issues, stereotypes and sexuality during the 8 days of the training course.

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The effectiveness of the local and European network in the prevention of bullying

ean-ancona-webCESIE took part in the National event of the project EAN – European Antibullying Network, organised by COSS Marche in Ancona on May 4th.

The central issue of the event was the value and effectiveness of working in a network both at local and international level. CESIE had the opportunity of introducing its organisation, training pathways – approaches and methodologies – so as to contribute to the fight against bullying, and more!

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PICASA – Training on Internationalization of Higher Education Institutions

PICASA - Alta FormazioneCESIE attended with pleasure the first training seminar for administrative staff, in the frame of the Tempus project “PICASA – Promoting Internationalization of HEIs in Eastern Neighborhood Countries through Cultural and Structural Adaptations” – organized by WUS Austria from the 28th to 30th May in Graz.

The aim of this project is to promote the recognition of Eastern Neighboring Area HE systems – namely in Armenian, Georgia, Belarus and Ukraine – through fostering the international dimension of the HEIs on the institutional level and within their study programs.

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TATRAC: from research to innovation, thanks to non-profit!


TATRAC has no doubts: we need to spread the culture of innovation and the ideal link between research centersand civil societyare associations.

TATRAC – Tissu Associatif etTransfert de Connaissances – is a project co-funded by the European Union through the ENPI CBC Italy-Tunisia 2007-2013.

The project will last for eighteen months (from January 2014 to June 2015) and is coordinated by ANPR – National Agency for the Promotion of Research, Tunisia.

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FIERE: Which needs have been identified in the field of entrepreneurship education?

FIERE: Quali sono i bisogni di chi supporta l’imprenditoria?

Between end of May and the beginning of June 2014, CESIE carried out 4 interviews aiming to identify the weaknesses in trainings on entrepreneurship and innovation at local level. The interviews were held in the framework of the LLP Grundtvig Multilateral project FIERE – Furthering Innovative Entrepreneurial Regions of Europe, aiming to train members of local authorities and community organisations on innovative entrepreneurship, so as to foster the socio-economic development of less-developed regions of Europe.

The interviews involved 3 members of the Regional Department for Economics and Enterprise of Sicily (two senior officers, one general staff) and a member of “ARCA Business Incubator” of the University of Palermo (the communications manager), who filled out a questionnaire which was the result of a collaborative effort from all project partners.

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SUNIA GEEL 2: “State of the Art Report” on domestic violence presented

SUNIA GEEL 2: presentato lo “State of the Art Report” sul tema della violenza domesticaOn May 22nd 2014, in the framework of the SUNIA GEEL 2 project, an international conference on domestic violence was held in Dublin. In this occasion, CESIE presented a “State of the Art Report”, which was the outcome of a research and analysis work carried out over the first year of the project and includes data and information on the delicate and, unfortunately, topical issue of domestic violence.

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MOBILE – Second international meeting in Doncaster

mobile-meeting-doncasterThe second international meeting of MOBILE, Mobility in Learning in Europe, took place in Doncaster, England, on the 22nd and 23rd of last May. The project involves eight different partners from all around Europe: Italy, Germany, Spain, Poland, Sweden, United Kingdom, Belgium and The Netherlands.

The project promotes European work exchange experiences for young people as well as training programmes and support to companies and teachers involved in mobility projects, relying on a partnership which include educational institutions and associations with many years of experience in the field of international mobility and job placement. Thanks to the experience and the different typologies of the partners involved, Mobile is developing in different directions by creating specific didactic programmes, a certification system to ensure the quality of the institutions involved in the exchanges and a competence card to recognize the skills of the participants.

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PANGEA – Volunteering for connecting Continents


Would you like to volunteer but you don’t know where yet? Are you ready to live an unforgettable experience? This is the opportunity you were waiting for!

CESIE is looking for 2 volunteers to cooperate in the activities of “Jeunesse en action GNO FAR”, a Senegalese organization, under the project PANGEA which will take place in Zinguinchor, Senegal, for a lapse of time of 6 months, from the 1st of September until the 28th of February 2015.

Would you like to have a great experience in the Southwest Africa? Zinguinchor is the state capital of the region of the same name. It is located near to the coast of the Atlantic Ocean, on the left side of the river Casamance, in the narrowed line belonging to Senegal situated to the South of the state of Gambia.

The PANGEA project will involve 5 volunteers coming from different European countries: Italy, France, Hungary and Spain. They will take part in the activities promoted by the welcoming association and the local centers.

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