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Workshop “Local development through citizens empowerment”

Event Details

Common Representation of the European Region Tyrol – South Tyrol – Trentino, 45-47, rue de Pascale, 1040 Brussels

The workshop will present the results of the project LQN (LebensQualität durch Nähe-Quality of life through proximity) carried out by 5 adult education institutions in Austria, Germany and Italy and the European Association for the Education of Adults, which addressed the need of municipalities to empower citizens and improve their involvement in participatory projects to tackle civic and social challenges. The event will be a chance to reflect and discuss the role of education in fostering local and regional development, and how active citizens’ participation can benefit the life of the communities.

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13:00-14:00 Registration and welcome lunch
14:00-14:15 Welcome words
Vesna Caminades, Director of the Common Representation of the European Region Tyrol – South Tyrol – Trentino
14:15-15:00 Presentation of the Project LQN “Quality of life through proximity”
Johannes Brandl, SPES Zukunftsakademie
Claudia Santer, Bildungshaus Schloss Goldrain
15:00-15:45 Inputs and discussion
Irene Bertana, Policy and Advocacy Officer, COFACE – FAMILIES EUROPE
Noelia Cantero, Business manager, EARLALL
15:45-16:00 Networking coffee break
16:00-16:45 World Cafe
16:45-17:00 Conclusion