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LLLP Provides Input on European Solidarity Corps

Two months ago the European Commission launched the idea of creating a European Solidarity Corps by which young people will be able to volunteer across Europe to help respond to crisis situations. The LLLP welcomed the initiative, but together with member organisations, it came up with some ideas how to make sure it works well in reality. In particular, it emphasised on the importance of training and support for volunteers, developing a quality charter and creating synergies with other initiatives, among other things. Last but not least, it is crucial to make sure that volunteers acquire deep critical insight into problems they are encountering during their experience, boosting  their life skills and strengthening active citizenship in Europe!

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