CITTÀ METROPOLITANA DI MILANO
Location: Milan, Italy
Date: 01.06.2018 and 08.06.2018
The objectives of the action implemented were the exchange of knowledge with university students on the topic of citizens’ participation in the EU and local decision-making processes and the collection of their opinions and ideas on the topic of civic participation and of their own personal perspective on their vision of the EU. The insight provided by the students would help establish a framework for the opportunities offered by EU funds in fostering citizens’ participation and involvement. The activity consisted of two laboratories with university students of various universities on the topic of EU funds as a way to foster citizens’ participation in decision making at local and European level. Specific attention was devoted to the program Europe for Citizens and the actions implemented within the MEANING project.
CITTÀ METROPOLITANA DI BARI
Location: Bari, Italy
On May 15, 2018, the Local Activity, scheduled by the project, took place at the headquarters of the Metropolitan City of Bari, through a public debate between institutional representatives of the metropolitan body, journalists, university professors and high school students of the territory on theme: “Citizens participation and living together in European Metropolitan areas today”. The aim was to actively involve the citizens, the stakeholders, the representatives of the institutions in the decision-making process of the Metropolitan City of Bari; collect data, observations, opinions and ideas for civic participation and evaluate the commitment of the various participants and their interests regarding the topic of local activity.