LIVERUR – Living Lab research concept in Rural Areas

LIVERUR – Living Lab research concept in Rural Areas

Objectives LIVERUR aims at expanding an extremely innovative business model called Living Labs (LL) among the rural regions. LIVERUR project identifies Living Labs as innovative business models that are currently developing in rural areas and it will: undertake...
CiProVoT – Civil Protection Volunteers Training

CiProVoT – Civil Protection Volunteers Training

Objectives To develop knowledge and skills on the Integrated Disaster Management Systems (IDMS) among volunteers of the Civil Protection (CP) organisations. To test new technologies, tools and procedures of the Integrated Disaster Management Systems (IDMS). To develop...
NE(W)AVE – reNEWAble e-VEt learning

NE(W)AVE – reNEWAble e-VEt learning

Objectives To contribute to increase the employability and inclusion of NEETs and VET learners developing VET business partnerships in the renewable energy field based on work-based learning To promote innovative learning opportunities in VET developing a Open Online...
CYA – Think Globally, Act Glocally: Climate Youth Ambassadors for a Greener Future

CYA – Think Globally, Act Glocally: Climate Youth Ambassadors for a Greener Future

CYA – Think Globally, Act Glocally: Climate Youth Ambassadors for a Greener Future

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To increase awareness among young people and decision-makers that the global threats of climate change can only be tackled through international collaboration
  • To build bridges and promote interaction between youth and decision-makers
  • To increase awareness of decision-makers about concerns, expectations and pressing issues for young people on climate change

  • Empowering 40 youth from Denmark, Lebanon, Jordan and Italy, primarily from rural areas, to address the issue of climate change with decision-makers and take an active part in the political life by using advocacy and debating skills
  • Enhancing skills and knowledge of 16 youth workers to carry out trainings on advocacy and debating skills to empower youth from rural areas to actively participate in the public affairs
  • Enabling youth to use their new skills to increase awareness, about the importance of reducing greenhouse gas emission, among Danish students through the development and implementation of workshops together with professional facilitators
  • Providing space for information-sharing and debate forum for mutual understanding about climate change as a common concern of the Countries involved

  • 4-day Training event: Empowering Climate Youth Ambassadors: A Training for Youth Workers
  • Two 10-day international training events: Global Debates – Glocal Solutions: Creating a Greener Future Together
  • National Meeting for Danish Participants: Going Glocal: Youth Climate Ambassadors in Action
  • Participants’ written essays on how to address climate change towards decision-makers

  • Coordinator: Crossing Borders (Denmark)
  • Leaders of Tomorrow (Jordan)
  • Green Line Association (Lebanon)

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Date of project: 12/10/2015 – 12/10/2016

DG of reference: DG EAC, Erasmus+ Key Action (KA3): Support for policy reform, Stakeholder dialogue and policy promotion – Dialogue between young people and policy makers

Contact: CESIE: mobility@cesie.org


Greentrepreneurship – Easier done than said

Greentrepreneurship – Easier done than said

Greentrepreneurship – Easier done than said

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To foster cooperation and exchange of experiences and good practices in the field of green entrepreneurship and youth employability
  • To contribute to developing the quality of support systems and the capabilities of youth NGOs dealing with unemployed young people and NEETs
  • To up-skill youth workers and expand their capabilities in the field of green economy, sustainable entrepreneurship and to learn the methods of social innovation
  • To improve young people’s level of skills, knowledge and competencies needed for their active participation in the labour market
  • To build quality transnational non-formal learning mobility network that will be supporting new initiatives and activities on youth employability and green entrepreneurship for young people

  • Developing an educational module in the field of green entrepreneurship and youth employability, and
  • Participating in an international training course to improve their didactic skills
  • Pilot-testing the gained knowledge at local level in Slovenia, Portugal, Nepal, Tanzania, Argentina and Italy
  • Working group activities and campaigns of unemployed youths, under the mentorship of youth workers

  • International Training Course on green economy and youth employability
  • Local educational activities in each partner country
  • Local information campaigns
  • International youth exchange on green entrepreneurships
  • Manual on green entrepreneurship and youth employability: guidelines on planning green business ideas

  • Coordinator: KID PiNA (Slovenia)
  • Associação Check-IN – Cooperação e Desenvolvimento (Portugal)
  • CCN – Campaign for Change-Nepal (Nepal)
  • TYCEN Tanzania Youth Cultural Exchange Network (Tanzania)
  • Fundación SES (Argentina)

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Date of project: 01/07/2015 – 30/06/2017

DG of reference: DG EAC, Erasmus+, Key Activity 2 – Capacity Building in the field of youth

Contact: CESIE: giuseppe.lafarina@cesie.org


PLACE – Planting Cities

PLACE – Planting Cities

PLACE – Planting Cities

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To strengthen the role of youth work in the development of inclusive and healthy societies by promoting innovative and creative use of urban garden as multiple-goal oriented tool
  • To enhance cooperation and cross-cutting synergies between European and third countries to improve the quality and the impact of youth work in Partner countries
  • To develop new tools for the youth field through the creation of an open educational resource (OER) on how to use urban gardening in youth work

  • Training course on how to use urban gardening as a tool for youth work [Palermo, September 2015]
  • European Voluntary Service mobility in Italy, Slovenia, China, India and Nepal [March to July 2016]
  • Creation and development of local urban gardens and local workshops on gardening
  • Conference for launching the Open Educational Resource (OER) on how use urban gardening in youth work

  • Open Educational Resource on how to use urban gardening in youth work
  • Community urban gardens in Palermo, Beejing, Koper, Kathmandu and Bhubaneswar

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • KID PiNA (Slovenia)
  • CANGO – China Association for NGO Cooperation (China)
  • CCN – Campaign for Change Nepal (Nepal)
  • JRP – Jeevan Rekha Parishad (India)

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Date of project: 01/03/2015 – 28/02/2017

DG of reference: DG EAC, Erasmus+, Key Activity 2 – Capacity Building in the field of youth

Contact: CESIE: giuseppe.lafarina@cesie.org


SPAcE – Supporting Policy and Action for Active Environments

SPAcE – Supporting Policy and Action for Active Environments

SPAcE – Supporting Policy and Action for Active Environments

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To share current good (evidenced based) practice of the implementation and promotion of an Urban Active Environment (UActivE) to increase population (community) physical activity levels
  • To establish working groups in five EU member states to develop an UActivE Action Plan with a focus on creating environments to support physical activity for the creation of a more physical active environment
  • To develop and embed the UActivE Action Plan into policy/practice in each designated city/town
  • To develop competencies in the assessment of value of the UActivE Action Plan through training in the use of the Health Economic Assessment Tool (HEAT)

  • Carry out scoping exercise of evidence and good practices
  • Deliver Learning and Sharing of Good Practice Symposium and Workshop in Palermo (Italy) to facilitate the sharing of practice, experience and knowledge across partners and workshop on UActivE Action Plans
  • Plan, prepare, develop and implement the UActivE Action Plans for 5 implementation sites (Greece, Italy, Latvia, Romania and Spain)
  • Plan, design and deliver HEAT training to patterns and designated staff from each of the implementation sites (2 per partner = 10 trained staff, plus partners)

  • EU UActivE Summary of Evidence and Good Practice document
  • Guidance document ‘How to Create and Evaluate an UActivE’ including 5 case studies from partners
  • ‘How to’ guidance on measuring value of an UActivE, including a complementary media clip

  • Coordinator: University of Gloucestershire (UK)
  • University of Oxford (UK)
  • University of Thessaly (Greece)
  • University of Zurich (Switzerland)
  • LIKES Foundation for Sport and Health Science (Finland)
  • Castilla La Mancha Regional Government of Education (Spain)
  • Tukums Municipality (Latvia)
  • Brasov Metropolitan Agency (Romania)
  • Municipality of Trikala (Greece)

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Date of project: 01/01/2015 – 31/12/2017

DG of reference: DG EAC, Education and Training, Erasmus+ Sport: Support to Collaborative Partnerships

Contact: CESIE: rosina.ndukwe@cesie.org

www.activeenvironments.eu


DDEEP – Digging Deep

DDEEP – Digging Deep

DDEEP – Digging Deep

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

The project wants to explore urban gardening in the framework of youth work – how can it be used for inclusion of young people in the society, for developing employable skills, inspiring active participation of young people and raising awareness on issues of health and sustainability. The foreseen impact of the project is multiple and addressed to different targets: on young people, partner organizations and other civil society organizations. Specific objectives:

  • Exchange through mobility and non-formal activities
  • Improving employability through acquisition of individual and professional skills
  • Networking between partners by promoting capacity building and future cooperation
  • Awareness raising about food production, healthier contact with nature and sustainable living
  • Enriching the youth work practices with new tools for youth participation and social inclusion

  • Kick-off meeting in Beijing, China, on January 2014
  • International workshop on Urban Gardening in Palermo, Italy – April 2014
  • Creation of 4 Local Urban Gardening clubs (1 in each partner country)
  • Local community event in Italy, China and Slovenia
  • International Harvest Festival in Accra, Ghana – October 2014

  • Urban Gardening Handbook
  • 2 online Newsletter
  • Digging Deep online community platform of urban gardeners (www.diggingdeep.eu)
  • 4 public and 4 private urban gardens

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • KID PiNA (Slovenia)
  • CANGO – China Association for NGO cooperation (China)
  • IYEC – International Youth Exchange Community (Ghana)

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Date of project: 15/12/2013 – 14/12/2014

DG of reference: DG EAC, Youth in Action Programme, Action 3.2 – Cooperation with other countries in the world

Contact:

CESIE: marie.marzloff@cesie.org

www.diggingdeep.eu


SEHSI – Regional sustainable development on the basis of eco-human synergetic interaction (multidisciplinary training course for MSc, PhD and LLL students in engineering)

SEHSI – Regional sustainable development on the basis of eco-human synergetic interaction (multidisciplinary training course for MSc, PhD and LLL students in engineering)

SEHSI – Regional sustainable development on the basis of eco-human synergetic interaction (multidisciplinary training course for MSc, PhD and LLL students in engineering)

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To create RSD multidisciplinary curricula for students in engineering
  • To integrate e-learning & advanced infrastructure for amplifying Ukranian universities training capacity
  • To develop academic-industrial-business–governmental Regional Sustainable Development (RSD) network

  • Curriculum reform: modernization of curriculum with 3 cycle structure, ECTS and degree recognition in the subject area of Engineering and engineering trades
  • Development of innovative curriculum for training new generation of engineers as “agents of positive changes” in regional development based on synergetic eco-human interaction and advanced technologies
  • System development of human training, e-training resources and advanced infrastructure
  • National priorities of development quality introduction, partnership with enterprises, LLL and qualification framework

  • Human resources development on the basis of RSD competence profiles within training of the trainers’ program at EU institutions
  • Training resources development
  • e-training resources development
  • 200 MSc, PhD and LLL students in engineering trained within RSD pilot training

  • Coordinator: Vienna University of Technology (Austria)
  • Polytechnic of the University of Orleans (France)
  • University of Ferrara (Italy)
  • Polytechnic University of Valencia (Spain)
  • University of Split (Croatia)
  • The Polytechnic Institute of Guarda (Portugal)
  • Varna Free University “Chernorizets Hrabar” (Bulgaria)
  • University of Ljubljana (Slovenia)
  • Assoc. Exchange & Consulting in International Technologies (France)
  • Kharkiv National University of Civil Eng. & Architecture (Ukraine)
  • Lviv Polytechnic National University, Inst. of Architecture (Ukraine)
  • Prydniprovs’ka State Academy of Civil Eng. & Architecture (Ukraine)
  • Odessa State Academy of Civil Engineering and Architecture (Ukraine)
  • National Academy of Nature Protection and Resort Development (Ukraine)
  • Limited Liability Company “Steel construction” (Ukraine)
  • Research & Production Enterprise “Remstroy service-SK” (Ukraine)
  • Kharkiv National University named after V.N. Karazin (Ukraine)
  • Yalta City Executive Committee (Ukraine)
  • Ministry of AR of Crimea, Rep. Committee (Ukraine)
  • Ministry of Education & Science of Ukraine (Ukraine)

Date of project: 01/12/13 – 30/11/16

DG of reference: DG EAC, Tempus IV – Action 1. Joint Projects, Curricula Reform

Contact: CESIE: partnership@cesie.org


STEPS – Growing Steps

STEPS – Growing Steps

STEPS – Growing Steps

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To provide youth workers with new and outstanding skills and competences in the area of rural entrepreneurship
  • To introduce new methods of support of those youngsters who are not in employment, education or training [NEET > Not (engaged) in Education, Employment or Training]
  • To encourage European citizenship and the participation in the 2014 European elections
  • To exchange good practices on the topic of youth employment in the EU and Eastern countries

  • Training Course whose working methods will be based on non-formal learning techniques: working and focus groups, debates & oral presentations, cultural events and exchange of good practices [5th to 13th April 2014]

  • Growing Steps – Public Report to describe the learning flow, activities, tools and methodologies used and results of the training course focused on rural development as a tool for tackling unemployment among young people
  • Growing Steps – The video

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • WIYU – World Independent Youth Union (Armenia)
  • MYPU – Modern Youth Public Union (Azerbaijan)
  • Office for Initiatives Promotion (Belarus)
  • BYPU “New Faces” – Belarusian Youth Public Union “New Faces” (Belorussia)
  • CEI – Centre for European Initiatives Association (Bulgaria)
  • BCRD – Balkan Center For Regional Development (Bulgaria)
  • International Educational Centre GEMS (Czech Republic)
  • Continuous Action (Estonia)
  • ALDA – Association of Local Democracy Agencies (France)
  • EoH – Europe Our House (Georgia)
  • MedSOS – MEDITERRANEAN SOS Network (Greece)
  • RJOS “Apvalus stalas” – Rokiškio jaunimo organizacijų sąjunga “Apvalus stalas” (Lithuania)
  • INNCREA – Fundacja Wspierania Rozwoju Innowacji i Kreatywności “InnCrea” (Poland)
  • STABILITY – Centre for Regional Development STABILITY (Moldova)
  • TB2007 – Tineret Buzau 2007 (Romania)
  • SPbSEU – Saint Petersburg State University of economics (Russian Federation)
  • Zavod Nefiks – Zavod NEFIKS – Inštitut za promocijo in beleženje neformalno p (Slovenia)
  • Youth NGO Iskra – Mykolaiv city youth non-profit organization “Iskra” (Ukraine)
  • BTNAU – Bila Tserkva National Agrarian University (Ukraine)
  • AUAYC “Alternative-V” – All-Ukrainian Association for Youth Cooperation “Alternative-V (Ukraine)
  • Kasif Youth and Sport Club Association (Turkey)

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Date of project: 01/12/2013-31/12/2014

DG of reference: DG EAC, Youth in Action Programme – 3.1 Cooperation with the Neighbouring

Countries of the European Union

Contact:

CESIE: francesco.bisulca@cesie.org


EAT SMART

EAT SMART

EAT SMART

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To stimulate intercultural dialogue using food as vehicle
  • To promote cooperation between youth from EU and Asia
  • To reinforce creativity, active citizenship, entrepreneurship of young people
  • To raise awareness about intercultural issues, in particularly related to food traditions, healthy food and sustainable consumption and development among the wider society

  • Research about traditional and healthy food and about sustainable consumption
  • Training course in Beijing with young chefs, video makers and young social workers about the thematic of the project
  • Culinary workshops, interviews and dissemination events at local and international level
  • Creation of a video documentary about the project development/activities and research results
  • Food Fair in Palermo with the involvement of partners participants and local realities working in the field of sustainable consumption and promotion of traditional and healthy food

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • CANGO – China Association for NGO Cooperation (China)
  • Pistes Solidaires (France)
  • Solidarité Jeunesse Vietnam (Vietnam)

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Date of project: 01/12/2012 – 30/11/2013

DG of reference: DG EAC, Youth in Action Programme – 3.2 Youth in the World: Cooperation with

Other Countries of the World.

Co-financed by Sicilian Region – Department for Development and Cohesion Policies, together with the Presidency of the Council of Ministers Department of Youth

Contact:

CESIE: stefania.giambelluca@cesie.org

www.eatsmartnow.org


CLIMATE CHANGE – Communicating Ecological Responsibility in a Multicultural Environment: Communication Techniques for Mobilizing Youth – Action on Climate Change

CLIMATE CHANGE – Communicating Ecological Responsibility in a Multicultural Environment: Communication Techniques for Mobilizing Youth – Action on Climate Change

CLIMATE CHANGE – Communicating Ecological Responsibility in a Multicultural Environment: Communication Techniques for Mobilizing Youth – Action on Climate Change

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To raise awareness of climate change and climate justice
  • To develop youth leaders skills to implement interactive learning methods in youth work on climate change, to raise awareness and promote mobilization on climate change action
  • To raise awareness of global climate solidarity and the EU’s climate change agenda, as well as on the several but common national and individual responsibilities in tackling climate change
  • To promote the use of interactive communication, framing techniques and multimedia tools in youth action

  • Training course for trainers and workshops on global climate change
  • People-to-people events, such as simulation games and youth-friendly awareness raising activities will allow youth leaders to work with local communities and get first-hand experience with international youth mobilization
  • Workshops to improve skills for using multimedia resources and interactive learning methods for meaningful youth work
  • Networks creation at transnational level within Youth Ngo’s, Educational Organizations and Young People from Europe, South Asia and Africa

  • Video edited by young participants

  • Coordinator: Dobruja Agrarian and Business School (Bulgaria)
  • Stowarzyszenie Edukacji Nieformalnej MERITUM (Poland)
  • Kenya Voluntary Development Association (Kenya)
  • Tanzania Youth Cultural Exchange Network (Tanzania)
  • Rural Women’s Network Nepal (Nepal)

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Date of project: 01/10/2012 – 30/09/2013

DG of reference: DG EAC, Youth in Action Programme – 3.2 Youth in the World: Cooperation with

Other Countries of the World

Contact: CESIE: stefania.giambelluca@cesie.org