VOLUNTEERING, ESSENTIAL SUPPORT TO EUROPEAN CITIZENSHIP
In Vicenza, September is usually the month dedicated to Volunteering and the main square, Piazza dei Signori, hosts for one day most of the volunteering organisations of the Province.
ALDA took part this year to promote its new instruments : Friends of ALDA and Volunteers for Democracy. During the debate, that took place on Saturday the 27th, the Secretary General, Antonella Valmorbida, confirmed once again that volunteering is an essential part of citizens participation to develop of sense of ownership and the social capital of the community. Among the other stakeholders present at the round table were the representatives of the Veneto Region, the newly appointed MEP, Alessandra Moretti, and representatives of the Italian Parliament. During this event were also collected signatures for the ICE, New Deal for Europe.