SOLE – Social Networks for Local Empowerment

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  • To empower local entities with few or without experience in transnational cooperation by transferring knowledge on how to apply for grants under the Europe for Citizens programme and how to network using new ICT tools, thanks to their involvement by project partners with experience
  • To spread knowledge about the Europe for Citizens Programme among the general public
  • To promote active European citizenship, values and culture


  • Training course (July 2012) for partners and representatives of local civil society organisations and councils without or with few experience in transnational cooperation and European projects
  • Networking period and presentation of projects: implementation of knowledge acquired during the TC by the SOLE network and elaboration of new project ideas, applying for EU grants, especially under the Europe for Citizens programme
  • Creation of the User’s Guide: it will provide a general overview of the subject, and it will be a first introduction to those kinds of projects, by giving tools, advices and good practices for any organisation or person interested by European transnational projects
  • Dissemination Event (March 2013): to show the results of the networking period, presentation of new project ideas and involve local community, citizens, civil society organisations, municipalities representatives to increase the impact and exploitation of the results through a final conference



  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • Young Partners for Civil Society Development (Romania)
  • Dacorum CVS (United Kingdom)
  • Pozitīvā Doma (Latvia)
  • PROGRESIT (Slovakia)
  • Pistes Solidaires (France)
  • Crossing Border (Denmark)
  • Centre for information service, co-operation and development (Slovenia)
  • SOZIAL. Label. E V. (Germany)
  • Centre for Democratic Development (Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia)
  • ARSE Progetto Laboratorio (Italy)

Il progetto

SOLE – Social Networks for Local Empowerment

Numero di progetto

Data di attuazione

01/05/2012 – 30/04/2013

Istituzione Finanziatrice

DG EAC, Europe for Citizens – 1.2.2 Support measures to town twinning



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