Online and on-site Final Conference – Let’s work together and REBOOT NOW!


25 January 2024


14:30 - 17:00
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For two years, we have worked intensively to implement psychological counselling desks at schools to support the recovery of young people and families from difficulties that arose from measures against the COVID-19 pandemic, mainly through positive actions that support the well-being, mental health and young people’s capacity-building for developing healthy relationships.

We are glad to have you at the REBOOT NOW project’s final conference ‘Preventing gender-based violence among youth in the post-Covid era: Let’s REBOOT!’, that will be held in a hybrid format on

Thursday January 25th, 2024, 14:30-17:00

In presence, at the European Parliament, Spinelli Building – Room SPAAK 7C50, and online, throughout the WebEx platform. Join us to explore together how we can contribute to the prevention of gender-based violence among young people through the enhancement of their wellbeing!

Attendance is free of charge.

(within Wednesday January 17th, 2024)

(registration available until sold out)


14.30-14.45Welcoming speech and introduction to the REBOOT NOW!

Cloé Saint-Nom, Rights & Justice Unit Coordinator – CESIE, Italy

14.45-15.15Panel 1 – Gender-based violence among youth

  • Gender-Based Violence Among Young People: The current status in Europe – UN Women, Brussels
  • Youth Advisory Boards: combating GBV from a bottom-up approach – Francesca Barbino, Project Manager – CESIE, Italy
  • Appearance and forms of gender-based violence and mental health in the REBOOT NOW participating schools – Blaž Lenarcic, Project Manager – ZRS KOPER, Slovenia

15:15-15:50Panel 2 – Young People and Mental Health

  • Nurturing children’s mental health: creating a safe environment for students – Elizabeth Gosme, Director of COFACE Families Europe
  • The importance of training educational professionals on students’ mental health – Nadia Kozhouharova, Project Manager – Animus Association Foundation, Bulgaria
  • Wellbeing Festival: Celebrating mental health – Valeria Puletti, Education researcher – FCSVM

15:50-16:15Panel 3 Young people tell the REBOOT NOW story

  • REBOOT NOW! Through Young People’s Eyes & Ideas for Future Changes – National Youth Advisory Boards representatives

16:15-16:40Panel 4 The Reboot Now! Footprint

  • Cooperation, Support and Upscaling – Nadia Kozhouharova, Project Manager – Animus Association Foundation, Bulgaria
  • Platform-enhanced support – Marina Natsia, Researcher – KMOP Social Action and Innovation Centre, Greece
  • Peer Empowerment and Awareness Raising – Valeria Puletti, Education Researcher – FCSVM, Italy

16:40 – 17:00Closing speech – MEP Alessandra Moretti, S&D Group

Cocktail offered by the end on the event

About Reboot Now

REBOOT NOW – Preventing gender-based violence at school after Lockdown is funded by the DG Justice – CERV Program (2021-2027).


For more information

Read the project sheet.

Contact Francesca Barbino at

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