A dialogue on the future of Europe with Luca Jahier, President of the EESC

On Wednesday, April 8th, Luca Jahier, President of the European and Social Economic Committee (EESC) was virtually in Vicenza at the microphones of ALDA Secretary-General Antonella Valmorbida.

During the online debate, Jahier and Valmorbida discussed the current health emergency due to Covid-19 and how it’s been impacting our society; the likely economic and social repercussions in the long term; and they answered the questions of the guests in the live session.

The debate, which was mediated by the Secretary of the Vicenza branch of the European Federalist Movement (MFE) Enrico Peroni, was an interesting occasion to reflect together on the ongoing state of emergency and on the future of Europe. 

On Wednesday, April 8th, Luca Jahier, President of the European and Social Economic Committee (EESC) was virtually in Vicenza at the microphones of ALDA Secretary-General Antonella Valmorbida.

During the online debate, Jahier and Valmorbida discussed the current health emergency due to Covid-19 and how it’s been impacting our society; the likely economic and social repercussions in the long term; and they answered the questions of the guests in the live session.

The debate, which was mediated by the Secretary of the Vicenza branch of the European Federalist Movement (MFE) Enrico Peroni, was an interesting occasion to reflect together on the ongoing state of emergency and on the future of Europe. 


Solidarity in time of COVID-19: ALDA supports 3 crowdfunding initiatives

In its effort to be now, more than ever, a Community of Communities, ALDA believes that the most important value distinguishing a cohesive and active community is solidarity.

In the past few weeks, we have all witnessed the spread of the COVID-19 across Europe, where over 665.778 people have contracted the virus, and 59.508 have died from it. To this end, ALDA has officially started supporting three crowdfunding campaigns, and we’d like to encourage you to do the same, because only together we can defeat the virus.

Our first thought went to Italy, which was hit particularly hard by the virus, as 139.422 people got infected and over 17.669 people died, reason why we decided to support the

ITALIAN CIVIL PROTECTION, which is doing an amazing job helping out the Ministry of Health in arranging new Intensive Care Unit spots for those affected as well as building new emergency hospitals.

Then, in this #StayAtHome period, we clearly have in mind all those who do not have a house: the poor, the homeless, migrants and refugees. With the fundamental idea to #LeaveNobodyBehind, we sustain the following campaigns to bring support in particular to refugees in the Greek Islands and give them the possibility to receive medical support, especially in this moment:

MEDECINS SANS FRONTIERS (MSF) GREECE – The overcrowded and horrific living conditions in the camps on the Greek islands, given the lack of adequate sanitation services and the severely limited medical care, mean that the risk of the virus spreading amongst the inhabitants of the camps is extremely high once they have been exposed; and yet, no emergency plan to protect and treat the inhabitants in case of an outbreak has been put in place.

WOMEN REFUGEE ROUTE: LEAVE NONE BEHIND – Refugees on Lesvos Island are victims of another war. The Centre in Moria, in Lesvos, has the capacity for 3000 people, but it is currently hosting more than 20,000 children, women and men.

Let’s help these organisations, and let’s spread the word in order to raise awareness about these tragedies that are taking place just under our eyes.

In its effort to be now, more than ever, a Community of Communities, ALDA believes that the most important value distinguishing a cohesive and active community is solidarity.

In the past few weeks, we have all witnessed the spread of the COVID-19 across Europe, where over 665.778 people have contracted the virus, and 59.508 have died from it. To this end, ALDA has officially started supporting three crowdfunding campaigns, and we’d like to encourage you to do the same, because only together we can defeat the virus.

Our first thought went to Italy, which was hit particularly hard by the virus, as 139.422 people got infected and over 17.669 people died, reason why we decided to support the

ITALIAN CIVIL PROTECTION, which is doing an amazing job helping out the Ministry of Health in arranging new Intensive Care Unit spots for those affected as well as building new emergency hospitals.

Then, in this #StayAtHome period, we clearly have in mind all those who do not have a house: the poor, the homeless, migrants and refugees. With the fundamental idea to #LeaveNobodyBehind, we sustain the following campaigns to bring support in particular to refugees in the Greek Islands and give them the possibility to receive medical support, especially in this moment:

MEDECINS SANS FRONTIERS (MSF) GREECE – The overcrowded and horrific living conditions in the camps on the Greek islands, given the lack of adequate sanitation services and the severely limited medical care, mean that the risk of the virus spreading amongst the inhabitants of the camps is extremely high once they have been exposed; and yet, no emergency plan to protect and treat the inhabitants in case of an outbreak has been put in place.

WOMEN REFUGEE ROUTE: LEAVE NONE BEHIND – Refugees on Lesvos Island are victims of another war. The Centre in Moria, in Lesvos, has the capacity for 3000 people, but it is currently hosting more than 20,000 children, women and men.

Let’s help these organisations, and let’s spread the word in order to raise awareness about these tragedies that are taking place just under our eyes.


Time to start a Climate of Change!

Le Climate of Change project officially started its activities with a series of webinars which took place from 31st March to 6th April 2020! In the occasion, project partners had the opportunity to meet all together for the first time – though online instead of in Bologna, Italy due to coronavirus restrictions – and get to know other stakeholders involved in the realization of the proposed plans in discussing several topics related to their implementation.

More specifically, the first day was focused on an overview of the whole project and a timeline of the first year of implementation. During the second, the Pan-European communication campaign was discussed as a crucial tool to reach the goals of the project. The following day, the debate then centered on communicative aspects of the project. Day four looked into the methodological implications of a survey which will be conducted as part of the project. Part five of the webinars dealt with financial and administrative issues and with the monitoring and the evaluation of the activities. Finally, day six saw participants investigating advocacy opportunities at the European level and making a last round of decisions.

The Climate of Change project, which saw the light in January 2020, will be active until June 2023 and is a research-based project whose aim is enhancing the awareness of young EU citizens on the nexus between our economic system and lifestyle, and human-induced climate change effects in the Global South.

Particularly, the project wants to engage and activate young EU citizens in support of policies and development actions to tackle climate change as a driver of irregular migration and forced displacement worldwide. The above-mentioned Pan-European communication campaign, which will be created with (and will especially target) young EU citizens, is indeed designed to develop a European movement involving and activating the participation of EU citizens in EU development policies and response to global challenges.

Before starting such communication campaign, a comparative survey in 23 EU countries among EU citizens of 16-35 years of age will soon be conducted. The aim of the survey will be understanding the opinions and the knowledge among young people of the nexus between migration, climate change and the current economic model. Stay tuned to learn more!

Le Climate of Change project officially started its activities with a series of webinars which took place from 31st March to 6th April 2020! In the occasion, project partners had the opportunity to meet all together for the first time – though online instead of in Bologna, Italy due to coronavirus restrictions – and get to know other stakeholders involved in the realization of the proposed plans in discussing several topics related to their implementation.

More specifically, the first day was focused on an overview of the whole project and a timeline of the first year of implementation. During the second, the Pan-European communication campaign was discussed as a crucial tool to reach the goals of the project. The following day, the debate then centered on communicative aspects of the project. Day four looked into the methodological implications of a survey which will be conducted as part of the project. Part five of the webinars dealt with financial and administrative issues and with the monitoring and the evaluation of the activities. Finally, day six saw participants investigating advocacy opportunities at the European level and making a last round of decisions.

The Climate of Change project, which saw the light in January 2020, will be active until June 2023 and is a research-based project whose aim is enhancing the awareness of young EU citizens on the nexus between our economic system and lifestyle, and human-induced climate change effects in the Global South.

Particularly, the project wants to engage and activate young EU citizens in support of policies and development actions to tackle climate change as a driver of irregular migration and forced displacement worldwide. The above-mentioned Pan-European communication campaign, which will be created with (and will especially target) young EU citizens, is indeed designed to develop a European movement involving and activating the participation of EU citizens in EU development policies and response to global challenges.

Before starting such communication campaign, a comparative survey in 23 EU countries among EU citizens of 16-35 years of age will soon be conducted. The aim of the survey will be understanding the opinions and the knowledge among young people of the nexus between migration, climate change and the current economic model. Stay tuned to learn more!


ALDA and the European Movement [France] connected to face the crisis

In response to this unprecedented global challenge, on March 27th ALDA held a webinar alongside with the European Movement [France] (ME-F) with the aim to highlight how the civil society is facing the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak.

The debate was a precious opportunity to share different opinions and perspectives, as well as a valuable occasion to better understand how organizations which operate with a similar framework to ALDA’s should act in an attempt to get some positive outcomes from this crisis.

To begin with, the debate outlined the crucial importance of maintaining a high level of communications with the European Institutions. Undoubtedly, these uncertain times have shown that the art of negotiation has become, more than ever, the key to surviving. Indeed, several proposals were advanced by ALDA to the European Commission in the past few weeks; proposals that inevitably require a certain kind of flexible approach from the European Institutions since they concern aspects such as project delays, re-modulating activities and cofounding adaptation.

Another important aspect that was outlined during the debate was about the disruption of community engagement. As a matter of fact, the reconnection with the European citizens will necessarily take time as well as good communication strategy. In conclusion, it became increasingly clear that this crisis is impacting all of us, and only by developing a strong sense of community we will be able to tackle it and grow even stronger. 

In response to this unprecedented global challenge, on March 27th ALDA held a webinar alongside with the European Movement [France] (ME-F) with the aim to highlight how the civil society is facing the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak.

The debate was a precious opportunity to share different opinions and perspectives, as well as a valuable occasion to better understand how organizations which operate with a similar framework to ALDA’s should act in an attempt to get some positive outcomes from this crisis.

To begin with, the debate outlined the crucial importance of maintaining a high level of communications with the European Institutions. Undoubtedly, these uncertain times have shown that the art of negotiation has become, more than ever, the key to surviving. Indeed, several proposals were advanced by ALDA to the European Commission in the past few weeks; proposals that inevitably require a certain kind of flexible approach from the European Institutions since they concern aspects such as project delays, re-modulating activities and cofounding adaptation.

Another important aspect that was outlined during the debate was about the disruption of community engagement. As a matter of fact, the reconnection with the European citizens will necessarily take time as well as good communication strategy. In conclusion, it became increasingly clear that this crisis is impacting all of us, and only by developing a strong sense of community we will be able to tackle it and grow even stronger. 


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The Europe for Citizens Programme & ALDA: an exclusive webinar for our members

How are the EACEA and the Europe for Citizens Programme of the European Union responding to the Covid-19 crisis?
How to manage our ongoing projects, and which facilities and opportunities can we benefit of? How to plan the future together?

These and many other questions found an answer on April 3rd, during an online conference between ALDA Secretary-General Antonella Valmorbida et Gilles Pelayo, Head of Unit of the L'Europe pour les citoyens Programme of AEEAC) (Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency).

ALDA was extremely glad and honoured to be able to virtually host Mr. Pelayo, who explained how the European Union, and particularly the Europe for Citizens Programme, are tackling the current Covid-19 emergency.

In this moment of crisis, ALDA wants to be, more than ever, a Community of Communities and is doing its very best to support its members and partners: we are at the forefront with the aim to provide our network with the answers they may need. In this framework, Pelayo’s conversation with our members was a rare and precious opportunity of direct interaction which we feel thankful for.

 

français

Le programme Europe pour les Citoyens et l’ALDA : un webinaire exclusive pour nos membres

Comment l’EACEA et le programme de l’Union européenne Europe pour les Citoyens répondent à la crise du COVID-19 ? Comment gérer les projets en cours et quelles sont les moyens et les occasions dont nous pouvons profiter ? Comment planifier l’avenir ensemble ?

Ces questions et bien d’autres encore ont trouvé des réponses le 3 avril pendant une conférence en ligne entre la Secrétaire générale de l’ALDA Antonella Valmorbida et Gilles Pelayo, Chef de service du programme Europe pour les Citoyens de l’AEEAC) (Agence exécutive « Éducation, audiovisuel et culture »).

ALDA était extrêmement heureuse et honorée d’être en mesure d’accueillir virtuellement M. Pelayo, qui a expliqué comment l’Union européenne, et notamment le programme Europe pour les Citoyens, affronte l’urgence actuelle du COVID-19.

Dans cette période de crise l’ALDA veut incarner, plus que jamais, une Communauté de Communautés et fait de son mieux pour soutenir ses membres et partenaires : nous sommes à l’avant-garde dans l’objectif de fournir à notre réseau les réponses qu’ils pourraient avoir besoin. Dans ce cadre, l’échange entre Pelayo et nos membres était une occasion rare et précieuse d’interaction directe dont nous sommes reconnaissants.

 

italiano

Il programma Europe for Citizens e ALDA: un webinar esclusivo per i nostri soci

Come stanno rispondendo alla crisi Coronavirus l’EACEA e il programma Europe for Citizens dell’Unione Europea? Come gestire i progetti già iniziati, e di quali opportunità potrebbero beneficiare? Come pianificare il futuro insieme?

Queste ed altre domande sono state affrontate il 3 Aprile durante una conferenza online tra la Segretario Generale di ALDA Antonella Valmorbida e Gilles Pelayo, Direttore (Head of Unit) del Programma L'Europe pour les citoyens Programme di AEEAC) (Agenzia Esecutiva per l’Istruzione, gli Audiovisivi e la Cultura).

ALDA è stata onorata e fiera di poter ospitare il signor Pelayo, che ha spiegato come l’Unione Europea, e in particolare il programma Europe for Citizens, stanno affrontando l’emergenza Covid-19.

In questo momento di crisi ALDA vuole essere, più che mai, una Comunità di Comunità, e sta facendo del suo meglio per supportare i suoi soci e partner: siamo in prima linea per fornire al nostro network tutte le risposte di cui potrebbero avere bisogno. In quest’ottica, il dialogo tra Pelayo e I nostri soci è stata una rara e preziosa opportunità di interazione diretta di cui siamo estremamente grati.

 

русский

Программа Европа для граждан и ALDA: эксклюзивный вебинар для наших членов

Как EACEA и Программа Европейского Союза для граждан Европы реагируют на кризис Covid-19? Как управлять нашими текущими проектами, и какие возможности и инструменты мы можем использовать? Как совместно планировать будущее?

Эти и многие другие вопросы нашли ответ 3 апреля во время онлайн-конференции между Генеральным секретарем АЛДА Антонеллой Вальморбидой и Жилем Пелайо, руководителем департамента ЕАСЕА (Исполнительное агентство по образованию, аудиовизуальным средствам и культуре) программы Европа для граждан.

АЛДА была чрезвычайно рада и удостоена чести иметь возможность виртуально принимать г-на Пелайо, который объяснил, как Европейский Союз и, в частности, Программа Европа для граждан, решают проблему чрезвычайной ситуации по Covid-19.

В этот кризисный момент ALDA хочет стать Сообществом Сообществ более чем когда-либо и делает все возможное, чтобы поддержать своих членов и партнеров: мы находимся на переднем плане с целью предоставить нашей сети ответы, которые могут им понадобиться. В этом контексте беседа Пелайо с нашими членами была редкой и драгоценной возможностью прямого взаимодействия, за которое мы благодарны.

 

serbo

Program Evropa za građane i građanke i ALDA: ekskluzivni vebinar za naše članove

Kako EACEA i Program Evropa za građane i građanke Evropske unije reaguju na krizu Covid-19? Kako upravljati našim tekućim projektima i od kojih i mogućnosti možemo imati koristi? Kako zajedno planirati budućnost?

Na ova i mnoga druga pitanja možete da pronađete odgovor 3. aprila, tokom online konferencije i razgovora između generalne sekretarke ALDA-e Antonelle Valmorbide i Gillesa Pelaio, šefa Jedinice AEEAC) (izvršna agencija za edukaciju, audiovizuelni sadržaj i kulturu) programa Evropa za građane i građanke.

ALDA je bila izuzetno počastvovana što može virtuelno da ugosti gospodina Pelaioa, koji je objasnio kako se Evropska unija, a posebno program Evropa za građane i građanke, bave trenutnom krizom Covid-19.

U ovom trenutku krize, ALDA želi da bude, više nego ikad, zajednica zajednica i daje sve od sebe da podrži svoje članove i partnere: mi smo predvodnici sa ciljem da našoj mreži pružimo odgovore koji će im možda zatrebati. U tom okviru, Pelaiov razgovor sa našim članovima bio je retka i dragocena prilika za direktnu interakciju na kojoj smo veoma zahvalni.

 

 

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 برنامج أوروبا للمواطنين & ألدا: لقاء حصري عبر الوابنار مخصص لأعضائنا

كيف تتعامل كل من الهيئة التنفيذية لتربية السمعي البصري والثقافة وبرنامج أوروبا للمواطنين, الذي يديره الاتحاد الأوروبي, مع الأزمة التي تسببت فيها جائحة كوفيد-19؟ كيف يمكن إدارة برامجنا الحالية وما هي التسهيلات والفرص التي يمكننا استغلالها في هذا السياق؟ كيف يمكننا التخطيط للمستقبل بشكل مشترك؟

هذه عينة من الأسئلة, إلى جانب العديد من الأسئلة الأخرى, التي وجدت طريقها إلى الحل يوم الثالث من أبريل (نسان), خلال اللقاء الذي تم عبر الإنترنت بين كل من الأمينة العامة لألدا, أنتونلا فالموربيدا, وجيل بيلايو, رئيس وحدة برنامج  أوروبا للمواطنين الذي تديره الهيئة التنفيذية لتربية السمعي البصري والثقافة (AEEAC)).

شعرت ألدا بسعادة لا توصف وحظيت بشرف كبير بعد أن نجحت في تنظيم لقاء افتراضي مع السيد بيلايو الذي أوضح كيف أن الاتحاد الأوروبي, وبرنامج أوروبا للمواطنين بشكل خاص, يتعامل مع الظرف الطارئ الذي فرضته حاليا جائحة كوفيد-19.

في هذا الظرف الذي فرضته جائحة كوفيد, أعربت ألدا عن رغبتها وإصرارها, أكثر من أي وقت مضى, في التحول إلى مجتمع يخدم المجتمعات, وبالتالي, فهي تبذل قصارى جهدها لدعم أعضائها وشركائها: نحن متواجدون في الواجهة بهدف توفير كافة الأجوبة الضرورية لشبكتنا. في سياق متصل, مثل النقاش الذي أجراه بيلايو مع أعضائنا فرصة سانحة وثمينة للتفاعل المباشر بين مختلف المتدخلين واقترح مبادرة نحن ممتنون لها كل الامتنان.

How are the EACEA and the Europe for Citizens Programme of the European Union responding to the Covid-19 crisis?
How to manage our ongoing projects, and which facilities and opportunities can we benefit of? How to plan the future together?

These and many other questions found an answer on April 3rd, during an online conference between ALDA Secretary-General Antonella Valmorbida et Gilles Pelayo, Head of Unit of the L'Europe pour les citoyens Programme of AEEAC) (Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency).

ALDA was extremely glad and honoured to be able to virtually host Mr. Pelayo, who explained how the European Union, and particularly the Europe for Citizens Programme, are tackling the current Covid-19 emergency.

In this moment of crisis, ALDA wants to be, more than ever, a Community of Communities and is doing its very best to support its members and partners: we are at the forefront with the aim to provide our network with the answers they may need. In this framework, Pelayo’s conversation with our members was a rare and precious opportunity of direct interaction which we feel thankful for.

 

français

Le programme Europe pour les Citoyens et l’ALDA : un webinaire exclusive pour nos membres

Comment l’EACEA et le programme de l’Union européenne Europe pour les Citoyens répondent à la crise du COVID-19 ? Comment gérer les projets en cours et quelles sont les moyens et les occasions dont nous pouvons profiter ? Comment planifier l’avenir ensemble ?

Ces questions et bien d’autres encore ont trouvé des réponses le 3 avril pendant une conférence en ligne entre la Secrétaire générale de l’ALDA Antonella Valmorbida et Gilles Pelayo, Chef de service du programme Europe pour les Citoyens de l’AEEAC) (Agence exécutive « Éducation, audiovisuel et culture »).

ALDA était extrêmement heureuse et honorée d’être en mesure d’accueillir virtuellement M. Pelayo, qui a expliqué comment l’Union européenne, et notamment le programme Europe pour les Citoyens, affronte l’urgence actuelle du COVID-19.

Dans cette période de crise l’ALDA veut incarner, plus que jamais, une Communauté de Communautés et fait de son mieux pour soutenir ses membres et partenaires : nous sommes à l’avant-garde dans l’objectif de fournir à notre réseau les réponses qu’ils pourraient avoir besoin. Dans ce cadre, l’échange entre Pelayo et nos membres était une occasion rare et précieuse d’interaction directe dont nous sommes reconnaissants.

 

italiano

Il programma Europe for Citizens e ALDA: un webinar esclusivo per i nostri soci

Come stanno rispondendo alla crisi Coronavirus l’EACEA e il programma Europe for Citizens dell’Unione Europea? Come gestire i progetti già iniziati, e di quali opportunità potrebbero beneficiare? Come pianificare il futuro insieme?

Queste ed altre domande sono state affrontate il 3 Aprile durante una conferenza online tra la Segretario Generale di ALDA Antonella Valmorbida e Gilles Pelayo, Direttore (Head of Unit) del Programma L'Europe pour les citoyens Programme di AEEAC) (Agenzia Esecutiva per l’Istruzione, gli Audiovisivi e la Cultura).

ALDA è stata onorata e fiera di poter ospitare il signor Pelayo, che ha spiegato come l’Unione Europea, e in particolare il programma Europe for Citizens, stanno affrontando l’emergenza Covid-19.

In questo momento di crisi ALDA vuole essere, più che mai, una Comunità di Comunità, e sta facendo del suo meglio per supportare i suoi soci e partner: siamo in prima linea per fornire al nostro network tutte le risposte di cui potrebbero avere bisogno. In quest’ottica, il dialogo tra Pelayo e I nostri soci è stata una rara e preziosa opportunità di interazione diretta di cui siamo estremamente grati.

 

русский

Программа Европа для граждан и ALDA: эксклюзивный вебинар для наших членов

Как EACEA и Программа Европейского Союза для граждан Европы реагируют на кризис Covid-19? Как управлять нашими текущими проектами, и какие возможности и инструменты мы можем использовать? Как совместно планировать будущее?

Эти и многие другие вопросы нашли ответ 3 апреля во время онлайн-конференции между Генеральным секретарем АЛДА Антонеллой Вальморбидой и Жилем Пелайо, руководителем департамента ЕАСЕА (Исполнительное агентство по образованию, аудиовизуальным средствам и культуре) программы Европа для граждан.

АЛДА была чрезвычайно рада и удостоена чести иметь возможность виртуально принимать г-на Пелайо, который объяснил, как Европейский Союз и, в частности, Программа Европа для граждан, решают проблему чрезвычайной ситуации по Covid-19.

В этот кризисный момент ALDA хочет стать Сообществом Сообществ более чем когда-либо и делает все возможное, чтобы поддержать своих членов и партнеров: мы находимся на переднем плане с целью предоставить нашей сети ответы, которые могут им понадобиться. В этом контексте беседа Пелайо с нашими членами была редкой и драгоценной возможностью прямого взаимодействия, за которое мы благодарны.

 

serbo

Program Evropa za građane i građanke i ALDA: ekskluzivni vebinar za naše članove

Kako EACEA i Program Evropa za građane i građanke Evropske unije reaguju na krizu Covid-19? Kako upravljati našim tekućim projektima i od kojih i mogućnosti možemo imati koristi? Kako zajedno planirati budućnost?

Na ova i mnoga druga pitanja možete da pronađete odgovor 3. aprila, tokom online konferencije i razgovora između generalne sekretarke ALDA-e Antonelle Valmorbide i Gillesa Pelaio, šefa Jedinice AEEAC) (izvršna agencija za edukaciju, audiovizuelni sadržaj i kulturu) programa Evropa za građane i građanke.

ALDA je bila izuzetno počastvovana što može virtuelno da ugosti gospodina Pelaioa, koji je objasnio kako se Evropska unija, a posebno program Evropa za građane i građanke, bave trenutnom krizom Covid-19.

U ovom trenutku krize, ALDA želi da bude, više nego ikad, zajednica zajednica i daje sve od sebe da podrži svoje članove i partnere: mi smo predvodnici sa ciljem da našoj mreži pružimo odgovore koji će im možda zatrebati. U tom okviru, Pelaiov razgovor sa našim članovima bio je retka i dragocena prilika za direktnu interakciju na kojoj smo veoma zahvalni.

 

 

العربية

 برنامج أوروبا للمواطنين & ألدا: لقاء حصري عبر الوابنار مخصص لأعضائنا

كيف تتعامل كل من الهيئة التنفيذية لتربية السمعي البصري والثقافة وبرنامج أوروبا للمواطنين, الذي يديره الاتحاد الأوروبي, مع الأزمة التي تسببت فيها جائحة كوفيد-19؟ كيف يمكن إدارة برامجنا الحالية وما هي التسهيلات والفرص التي يمكننا استغلالها في هذا السياق؟ كيف يمكننا التخطيط للمستقبل بشكل مشترك؟

هذه عينة من الأسئلة, إلى جانب العديد من الأسئلة الأخرى, التي وجدت طريقها إلى الحل يوم الثالث من أبريل (نسان), خلال اللقاء الذي تم عبر الإنترنت بين كل من الأمينة العامة لألدا, أنتونلا فالموربيدا, وجيل بيلايو, رئيس وحدة برنامج  أوروبا للمواطنين الذي تديره الهيئة التنفيذية لتربية السمعي البصري والثقافة (AEEAC)).

شعرت ألدا بسعادة لا توصف وحظيت بشرف كبير بعد أن نجحت في تنظيم لقاء افتراضي مع السيد بيلايو الذي أوضح كيف أن الاتحاد الأوروبي, وبرنامج أوروبا للمواطنين بشكل خاص, يتعامل مع الظرف الطارئ الذي فرضته حاليا جائحة كوفيد-19.

في هذا الظرف الذي فرضته جائحة كوفيد, أعربت ألدا عن رغبتها وإصرارها, أكثر من أي وقت مضى, في التحول إلى مجتمع يخدم المجتمعات, وبالتالي, فهي تبذل قصارى جهدها لدعم أعضائها وشركائها: نحن متواجدون في الواجهة بهدف توفير كافة الأجوبة الضرورية لشبكتنا. في سياق متصل, مثل النقاش الذي أجراه بيلايو مع أعضائنا فرصة سانحة وثمينة للتفاعل المباشر بين مختلف المتدخلين واقترح مبادرة نحن ممتنون لها كل الامتنان.


A new webinar series to #stayathome… and go places

While the majority of our staff is working to rearrange activities, reorganize projects and adjust our strategy according to the present circumstances, the ALDA communication department is also concerned with regards to all previously planned events that were originally scheduled for this Spring season. And since giving up is not our style, we decided to adapt them to the current situation.

This is how our cultural webinar series saw the light: the “Thursday Strolls».

UNE Thursday Stroll is a 45-minute online conversation with our “guest(s) of the week” which takes us places, without leaving our comfortable sofa, with an objective as simple as it is complex to achieve through a screen, i.e. to stimulate curiosity, promote information and encourage discussion!

Since the original idea was to hold this weekly meeting in our new offices in Vicenza (Italy), its webinar form was born bilingual, with the alternation of a Thursday in English, the next Thursday in Italian, and so on.

For our first appointment, on April 2nd, we took you to Iran, with our special guest Shadi Rouhshahbaz, International Relations specialist and peace-builder! Together we learnt about the Nowruz, the traditions linked to the Persian New Year and how the present circumstances are affecting its celebrations.

Next in the plans? A Refugees Welcome-themed stroll, our friends from Emoticon – Illustra L’Emozione and… what else? 

 Join us online to find out! The link is the same each week, access is free and open to all, and no previous registration is required: https://us04web.zoom.us/j/641488739

Step 1: Mark Thusdays at 6:30pm as a fixed date into your online calendar
Step 2: Check regularly ALDA’s social media channels to stay updated and discover where we are going to take you this week
Step 3: Save the zoom link above into your notepad or calendar, for it to be handy to enter each Thursday and join the meeting!

Come on, let’s get out while we #stayathome!

While the majority of our staff is working to rearrange activities, reorganize projects and adjust our strategy according to the present circumstances, the ALDA communication department is also concerned with regards to all previously planned events that were originally scheduled for this Spring season. And since giving up is not our style, we decided to adapt them to the current situation.

This is how our cultural webinar series saw the light: the “Thursday Strolls».

UNE Thursday Stroll is a 45-minute online conversation with our “guest(s) of the week” which takes us places, without leaving our comfortable sofa, with an objective as simple as it is complex to achieve through a screen, i.e. to stimulate curiosity, promote information and encourage discussion!

Since the original idea was to hold this weekly meeting in our new offices in Vicenza (Italy), its webinar form was born bilingual, with the alternation of a Thursday in English, the next Thursday in Italian, and so on.

For our first appointment, on April 2nd, we took you to Iran, with our special guest Shadi Rouhshahbaz, International Relations specialist and peace-builder! Together we learnt about the Nowruz, the traditions linked to the Persian New Year and how the present circumstances are affecting its celebrations.

Next in the plans? A Refugees Welcome-themed stroll, our friends from Emoticon – Illustra L’Emozione and… what else? 

 Join us online to find out! The link is the same each week, access is free and open to all, and no previous registration is required: https://us04web.zoom.us/j/641488739

Step 1: Mark Thusdays at 6:30pm as a fixed date into your online calendar
Step 2: Check regularly ALDA’s social media channels to stay updated and discover where we are going to take you this week
Step 3: Save the zoom link above into your notepad or calendar, for it to be handy to enter each Thursday and join the meeting!

Come on, let’s get out while we #stayathome!


PARFAIT publication: tools to actively operate towards female inclusion

After over two years of activities, the PARFAIT project has come to an end. It was conceived and implemented by ALDA with the support of the European Union, as well as the help of a strong partnership between the Coalition for Women of Tunisia, the Tunisian branch of the European Partnership for Democracy (EPD) and the Agency for Local Democracy in Kairouan.

PARFAIT’s goal was to improve female participation to local governance in Tunisia, which was notably very low when the project was launched back in 2017. The realisation of the objective was achieved thanks to several innovative actions that engaged different actors, from Local Authorities to medias all down to local CSOs, female activists and women elected locally.

In order to guarantee the continuity of this effort after the end of the project, the Project Committee has written a publication addressed to Tunisian associations and local authorities, which collects all the best practices and tools used for the project and aims to promote the strengthening of women’s skillsets and their participation to public life.

The document is available in French and Arabic and presents three of the project’s successful activities. It also encourages Local Authorities and CSOs to replicate them by adapting them to their specific needs, in order to maintain the good legacy of the project and pursue the effort towards gender equality in Tunisia and other countries.

For any enquiry or information, please contact Miss Apolline Bonfils, Mediterranean Project Manager: apolline@aldaintranet.org.

Liens utiles: access the publication in French ou in Arabic.

After over two years of activities, the PARFAIT project has come to an end. It was conceived and implemented by ALDA with the support of the European Union, as well as the help of a strong partnership between the Coalition for Women of Tunisia, the Tunisian branch of the European Partnership for Democracy (EPD) et les Agency for Local Democracy in Kairouan.

PARFAIT’s goal was to improve female participation to local governance in Tunisia, which was notably very low when the project was launched back in 2017. The realisation of the objective was achieved thanks to several innovative actions that engaged different actors, from Local Authorities to medias all down to local CSOs, female activists and women elected locally.

In order to guarantee the continuity of this effort after the end of the project, the Project Committee has written a publication addressed to Tunisian associations and local authorities, which collects all the best practices and tools used for the project and aims to promote the strengthening of women’s skillsets and their participation to public life.

The document is available in French and Arabic and presents three of the project’s successful activities. It also encourages Local Authorities and CSOs to replicate them by adapting them to their specific needs, in order to maintain the good legacy of the project and pursue the effort towards gender equality in Tunisia and other countries.

For any enquiry or information, please contact Miss Apolline Bonfils, Mediterranean Project Manager: apolline@aldaintranet.org.

Liens utiles: access the publication in French ou in Arabic.


ALDATalk #5 - How to foster Intercultural Dialogue?

Don’t get lost among the various webinars popping up int his period, and SAVE THE DATE!

On April 20 at 11 am CEST ALDA will be hosting the 5 episode of the ALDA Talks webinar series and we will discuss about intercultural dialogue: ideas and opportunities. The webinar will be held by Stanka Parac Damjanovic, senior trainer expert and SEE regional programmes coordinator and consultant at ALDA.

Let’s set some ground concepts. According to the Council of Europe’s definition of intercultural dialogue, this is a “Dialogue between cultures, the oldest and most fundamental mode of democratic conversation, is an antidote to rejection and violence. Its objective is to enable us to live together peacefully and constructively in a multicultural world and to develop a sense of community and belonging.”

The webinar will address the following topics

  • intercultural cities networking
  • local intercultural policies and measures
  • examples of local practice in Subotica (Serbia)
  • formal and informal initiatives and the role of LDAs and local CSO networks

The webinar is open to all via link registration, is held in English and lasts for about an hour including an allotted time for open debate.

Register now ICI to join the discussion of ALDA Talk #5: Intercultural Dialogue – ideas and opportunities.

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Check out the next topics of our ALDA Talks

For further information, do not hesitate to contact Eva Trentin, Membership Office at membership@aldaintranet.org.

Don’t get lost among the various webinars popping up int his period, and SAVE THE DATE!

On April 20 at 11 am CEST ALDA will be hosting the 5 episode of the ALDA Talks webinar series and we will discuss about intercultural dialogue: ideas and opportunities. The webinar will be held by Stanka Parac Damjanovic, senior trainer expert and SEE regional programmes coordinator and consultant at ALDA.

Let’s set some ground concepts. According to the Council of Europe’s definition of intercultural dialogue, this is a “Dialogue between cultures, the oldest and most fundamental mode of democratic conversation, is an antidote to rejection and violence. Its objective is to enable us to live together peacefully and constructively in a multicultural world and to develop a sense of community and belonging.”

The webinar will address the following topics

  • intercultural cities networking
  • local intercultural policies and measures
  • examples of local practice in Subotica (Serbia)
  • formal and informal initiatives and the role of LDAs and local CSO networks

The webinar is open to all via link registration, is held in English and lasts for about an hour including an allotted time for open debate.

Register now ICI to join the discussion of ALDA Talk #5: Intercultural Dialogue – ideas and opportunities.

***

Check out the next topics of our ALDA Talks

For further information, do not hesitate to contact Eva Trentin, Membership Office at membership@aldaintranet.org.