Partnership for better democracy - LDA CSS with the Citizens Foundation

The Local Democracy Agency Central and Southern Serbia – LDA CSS  – has teamed up with Island’s Citizen Foundation for Balkan E-democracy Start Up Project.

The Citizens Foundation from Island is the leader in electronic collaborative democracy around the globe. They won the European e-Democracy Awards 2011 and numerous Icelandic awards for innovation and participation. The Citizens Foundation is nominated for United Nations WSA awards in 2013.

Balkan E-democracy Start Up Project will bootstrap eDemocracy in the Balkans with 12 local partners, LDA being one of them, that will reproduce successful Better Reykjavík project in Iceland while transferring knowledge to and between the Balkan countries.

LDA participates with the project proposal “Your Idea, Our Priority”, an innovative citizen e-service to boost local democracy.

The Local Democracy Agency Central and Southern Serbia – LDA CSS  – has teamed up with Island’s Citizen Foundation for Balkan E-democracy Start Up Project.

The Citizens Foundation from Island is the leader in electronic collaborative democracy around the globe. They won the European e-Democracy Awards 2011 and numerous Icelandic awards for innovation and participation. The Citizens Foundation is nominated for United Nations WSA awards in 2013.

Balkan E-democracy Start-Up Project will bootstrap eDemocracy in the Balkans with 12 local partners, LDA being one of them, that will reproduce the successful Better Reykjavík project in Iceland while transferring knowledge to and between the Balkan countries.

LDA participates with the project proposal “Your Idea, Our Priority”, an innovative citizen e-service to boost local democracy.


Localising the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Within the framework of the Post-2015 Development Agenda, a consultation on localising is now open by LRA4DEV.

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Its aim is to explore means of implementation which will put the Agenda into practice at local level. Contributions will be included in the Dialogues result which will be presented to the UN General Assembly and will inform the UN Secretary General Report on the post-2015 Development Agenda.

To contribute to the consultation please answer online from the European Portal of Decentralised Cooperation where contributions are possible until 31th July 2014.

The survey for consultation was realised by the Committee of the Regions of the European Union in collaboration with UNDP.

For further information, please contact LRA4DEV@cor.europa.eu

Rendere locale lo Sviluppo dell’Agenda del Post-2015

Nell’ambito dello sviluppo dell’Agenda del Post-2015, è stata aperta da LRA4DEV una consultazione per renderla locale.
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Lo scopo è di esplorare mezzi di implementazione che mettano in pratica l’Agenda a livello locale. I contributi saranno inclusi dei Dialoghi che ne risulteranno che verranno presentati all’Assemblea Generale delle Nazioni Unite e inseriti del Report del Segreatario Generale delle Nazioni Unite sullo Sviluppo dell’Agenda del Post-2015.
Per contribuire alla consultazione vi preghiamo di rispondere al questionario online sul Portale Europeo della Cooperazione Decentralizzata, sul quale sarà possibile contribuire fino al 31 luglio 2014.
L’indagine per la consultazione è stata realizzata dal Comitato delle Regioni dell’Unione Europea in collaborazione con UNDP.
Per maggiori informazioni vi preghiamo di contattare LRA4DEV@cor.europa.eu

Localising the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Within the framework of the Post-2015 Development Agenda, a consultation on localising is now open by LRA4DEV.
***
Its aim is to explore means of implementation which will put the Agenda into practice at local level. Contributions will be included in the Dialogues result which will be presented to the UN General Assembly and will inform the UN Secretary General Report on the post-2015 Development Agenda.
To contribute to the consultation please answer online from the European Portal of Decentralised Cooperation where contributions are possible until 31th July 2014.
The survey for consultation was realised by the Committee of the Regions of the European Union in collaboration with UNDP.
For further information, please contact LRA4DEV@cor.europa.eu

Localising the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Within the framework of the Post-2015 Development Agenda, a consultation on localising is now open by LRA4DEV.
***
Its aim is to explore means of implementation which will put the Agenda into practice at local level. Contributions will be included in the Dialogues result which will be presented to the UN General Assembly and will inform the UN Secretary General Report on the post-2015 Development Agenda.
To contribute to the consultation please answer online from the European Portal of Decentralised Cooperation where contributions are possible until 31th July 2014.
The survey for consultation was realised by the Committee of the Regions of the European Union in collaboration with UNDP.
For further information, please contact LRA4DEV@cor.europa.eu

Within the framework of the Post-2015 Development Agenda, a consultation on localising is now open by LRA4DEV.

***

Its aim is to explore means of implementation which will put the Agenda into practice at local level. Contributions will be included in the Dialogues result which will be presented to the UN General Assembly and will inform the UN Secretary General Report on the post-2015 Development Agenda.

To contribute to the consultation please answer online from the European Portal of Decentralised Cooperation where contributions are possible until 31th July 2014.

The survey for consultation was realised by the Committee of the Regions of the European Union in collaboration with UNDP.

For further information, please contact LRA4DEV@cor.europa.eu

Rendere locale lo Sviluppo dell’Agenda del Post-2015

Nell’ambito dello sviluppo dell’Agenda del Post-2015, è stata aperta da LRA4DEV una consultazione per renderla locale.
***
Lo scopo è di esplorare mezzi di implementazione che mettano in pratica l’Agenda a livello locale. I contributi saranno inclusi dei Dialoghi che ne risulteranno che verranno presentati all’Assemblea Generale delle Nazioni Unite e inseriti del Report del Segreatario Generale delle Nazioni Unite sullo Sviluppo dell’Agenda del Post-2015.
Per contribuire alla consultazione vi preghiamo di rispondere al questionario online sul Portale Europeo della Cooperazione Decentralizzata, sul quale sarà possibile contribuire fino al 31 luglio 2014.
L’indagine per la consultazione è stata realizzata dal Comitato delle Regioni dell’Unione Europea in collaborazione con UNDP.
Per maggiori informazioni vi preghiamo di contattare LRA4DEV@cor.europa.eu

Localising the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Within the framework of the Post-2015 Development Agenda, a consultation on localising is now open by LRA4DEV.
***
Its aim is to explore means of implementation which will put the Agenda into practice at local level. Contributions will be included in the Dialogues result which will be presented to the UN General Assembly and will inform the UN Secretary General Report on the post-2015 Development Agenda.
To contribute to the consultation please answer online from the European Portal of Decentralised Cooperation where contributions are possible until 31th July 2014.
The survey for consultation was realised by the Committee of the Regions of the European Union in collaboration with UNDP.
For further information, please contact LRA4DEV@cor.europa.eu

Localising the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Within the framework of the Post-2015 Development Agenda, a consultation on localising is now open by LRA4DEV.
***
Its aim is to explore means of implementation which will put the Agenda into practice at local level. Contributions will be included in the Dialogues result which will be presented to the UN General Assembly and will inform the UN Secretary General Report on the post-2015 Development Agenda.
To contribute to the consultation please answer online from the European Portal of Decentralised Cooperation where contributions are possible until 31th July 2014.
The survey for consultation was realised by the Committee of the Regions of the European Union in collaboration with UNDP.
For further information, please contact LRA4DEV@cor.europa.eu


CORLEAP inputs in debate with EU foreign ministers on Ukrainian crisis and role of regions in boosting local democracy

Recent developments in Ukraine and the role of regions and cities in strengthening local democracy in the context of the Eastern Partnership were among the issues discussed yesterday by EU foreign ministers in Brussels. Speaking at the meeting, representative of the Conference of Regional and Local Authorities for the Eastern Partnership (CORLEAP), co-chair Mamuka Abouladze, voiced his condolences over the loss of human life in the Malaysian plane crash in Donetsk.

To read more visit: http://www.enpi-info.eu/maineast.php?id_type=1&id=38064&lang_id=450

Recent developments in Ukraine and the role of regions and cities in strengthening local democracy in the context of the Eastern Partnership were among the issues discussed yesterday by EU foreign ministers in Brussels. Speaking at the meeting, representative of the Conference of Regional and Local Authorities for the Eastern Partnership (CORLEAP), co-chair Mamuka Abouladze, voiced his condolences over the loss of human life in the Malaysian plane crash in Donetsk.

To read more visit: http://www.enpi-info.eu/maineast.php?id_type=1&id=38064&lang_id=450


LDA Georgia on the move - several activities organised by the new delegate

The activities of the Local Democracy Agencies in Kutaisi, Georgia, do not stop during summer – and the new delegate Nino Tvaltvadze has been particularly active.

On 16 July, on behalf of the South Caucasus Regional office of Heonrich Boll, a public discussion was held at Kutaisi Civic Engagement Center on the topic: EU integration – beyond the myths. Speakers inlcuded David Gegechkori – Professor of Kutaisi Akaki Tsereteli State University, Ivane Chkhikvadze – EU Integration Program Manager of Open Society Foundation Georgia and Nino Tvaltvadze – Executive director of LDA Georgia.

On 18 July, a talk show in the frame of the coalition project `Kutaisi- it works` – was held at Radio `Dzveli Qalaki`. The participants were: Merab Meshveliani – director of the Project, Lia Kiladze – Director of Kutaisi Education,Development and  Employment center, Paata Kldiashvili – head of Young Economist’s Organization Imerety branch and Nino Tvaltvadze – Executive Director of LDA Georgia. On the same day, a TV show was organized at local TV Rioni.

The activities of the Local Democracy Agencies in Kutaisi, Georgia, do not stop during summer – and the new delegate Nino Tvaltvadze has been particularly active.

On 16 July, on behalf of the South Caucasus Regional office of Heonrich Boll, a public discussion was held at Kutaisi Civic Engagement Center on the topic: EU integration – beyond the myths. Speakers inlcuded David Gegechkori – Professor of Kutaisi Akaki Tsereteli State University, Ivane Chkhikvadze – EU Integration Program Manager of Open Society Foundation Georgia and Nino Tvaltvadze – Executive director of LDA Georgia.

On 18 July, a talk show in the frame of the coalition project `Kutaisi- it works` – was held at Radio `Dzveli Qalaki`. The participants were: Merab Meshveliani – director of the Project, Lia Kiladze – Director of Kutaisi Education,Development and  Employment center, Paata Kldiashvili – head of Young Economist’s Organization Imerety branch and Nino Tvaltvadze – Executive Director of LDA Georgia. On the same day, a TV show was organized at local TV Rioni.


Bridges of Expertise to Fight Gender Based Violence

Programme funded by the EU in Turkey: Strengthening Capacity of National and Local NGOs on Combating Violence Against Women.

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The kick- off conference was held in Nevsehir, Turkey, on 18th and 19th July 2014, marking the beginning of the new project in which ALDA is the EU based partner responsible for capacity building and awareness raising actions in support to empowering of local and national NGOs in combating violence against women.

The Lead Partner – Kapadokya Kadin Dayanisma Dernegi – Women’s Solidarity Association, based in municipality Nevsehir,  in partnership with thirteen local Turkish and EU based organisations will be working together to promote establishment of sustainable and functional networks in the field of fighting gender based violence.

Activities envisage capacity building, research and data collection on needs assessment of the local public and civil society stakeholders , exchange of best practice with EU based counterparts, actions in support to widening the scope of services in area of prevention and assistance to victims in combating the violence against women  as well as a series of local and EU wide awareness raising events on issues related with gender based violence. Entire action promotes inter-sectoral partnership based initiatives  for improving the situation in local communities so as to develop sustainable services to victims, help encourage women to participate in social, economic and political life of respective local communities in Turkey.

PARTNERI:

The partners from Turkey include the NGO “Cappadocia Woman Solidarity Association” (as applicant), the University of Nevşehir (Women Research Center), two Municipalities from Cappadocia region (Nevşehir, Kirşehir), two Municipalities from the Black Sea region (Karadeniz Ereğli, Zonguldak) and Ahiler Development Agency engaged in five Turkish Provinces:  Nevşehir, Kirşehir, Aksaray, Kırıkkale, Niğde).

EU partners are: Provincial Administration of Gorizia, the Municipalities of Monfalcone and Sacile, the NGO “CMC Hope” from Italy,  the “Centre for Social Assistance” of Municipality of Koper, the University of Koper and the NGO “Association for Developing Voluntary Work” of Novo Mesto, Slovenia, and the European Association for Local Democracy (ALDA), France.


Bridges of Expertise pour lutter contre la violence contre la femme

Un programme fondé par l’UE en Turquie : Améliorer la capacité des ONG nationales et locales pour combattre la violence contre la femme
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La conférence a eu lieu à Neveshir, Turquie, le 18 et le 18 Juliet 2014. Elle a marqué le commence d’un nouveau projet dans lequel l’ALDA est le responsable associé basé à l’UE pour la capacité de construire et la conscience de faire monter les actions pour soutenir l’habilitation des ONG pour combattre la violence contre la femme.

L’associée principale de l’association pour la solidarité des femmes, Kapadokya Kadin Dayanisma Dernegi, installée à Neveshir, en collaboration avec 13 organisations locales turques et européennes travailleront ensemble pour promouvoir l’établissement de réseaux viables et fonctionnels dans le domaine de la lutte contre la violence contre la femme.

Les activités envisagent la capacité de construction, recherche et collecte de données sur les besoins d’évaluation des intervenants dans la société publique et civile, échange des pratiques meilleures avec l’homologue l’UE. Toute l’action promeut la collaboration intersectorielle dans les initiatives d’améliorer la situation dans les communautés locales pour développer des services viables pour les victimes, aider à encourager les femmes à participer dans la vie sociale, économique et politique de leurs communautés locales respectives en Turquie.

Associés :
Les associés de la Turquie incluent l’ONG « Cappadocia Woman Solidarity Association » (comme appliquant) l’Université de Nevsehir (Centre de recherches de la femme), deux municipalités de la région de Cappadocia ( Nevsehir, Kirsehir) deux municipalités de la région de la mer noire ( Karadeniz Eregli, Zonguldak) et l’Agence du développement engagé avec 5 provinces turques : Nevşehir, Kirşehir, Aksaray, Kırıkkale, Niğde).

Les associés de l’UE sont : l’Administration Provinciale de Gorizia, les Municipalités de Monfalcone et Sacile, les ONG « CMC Hope » d’Italie, le « Centre pour l’assistance sociale » de la municipalité de Koper, l’Université de Joper et l’ONG « Association pour développer le travail volontaire » de Novo Mesto, Slovénie et l’Association Européenne pour la démocratie locale (ALDA), France.

 


Ponti di Esperienza per combattere la violenza di genere

Programma finanziato dall’UE in Turchia: Rafforzare la capacità di OGN Nazionali e Locali per combattere la violenza sulle donne.

La conferenza di avvio si è tenuta a Nevşehir, in Turchia, il 18 e 19 luglio 2014, segnando l’inizio del nuovo progetto nel quale ALDA ricopre il ruolo di partner Europeo responsabile dello sviluppo di capacità e azioni mirate all’aumento della consapevolezza per il potenziamento di OGN locali e nazionali nella lotta contro la violenza sulle donne.
Il partner principale “Kapadokya Kadin Dayanisma Dernegi” – Associazione Solidarietà delle Donne, che ha sede nella città di Nevşehir, e le tredici organizzazioni locali turche ed europee che costituiscono il partenariato, collaboreranno insieme per promuovere lo stabilimento di network sostenibili e funzionali dell’ambito della lotta alla violenza di genere.
Le attività prevedono: sviluppo di capacità, ricerca e raccolta di dati sulla valutazione delle necessità del pubblico locale e degli stakeholder della società civile, scambio di buone pratiche con i partecipanti europei, azioni di supporto per ampliare il campo di applicazione dei servizi nell’ambito della prevenzione e dell’assistenza alle vittime della lotta alla violenza sulle donne, così come l’organizzazione di una serie di eventi per incrementare la consapevolezza locale ed Europea su temi legati alla violenza di genere. L’intera azione promuove iniziative di partenariato di natura intersettoriale per il miglioramento della situazione nelle comunità locali e per lo sviluppo di servizi di sostegno alle vittime, aiuta a incoraggiare la partecipazione delle donne nella vita sociale, economica e politica delle rispettive comunità in Turchia.

PARTNER:
Tra i partner turchi ritroviamo l’OGN “Cappadocia Woman Solidarity Association”, l’Università di Nevşehir (Centro di Ricerca sulle Donne), due comuni della regione Cappadocia (Nevşehir e Kirşehir) due comuni della regione del Mar Nero (Karadeniz Ereğli e Zonguldak) e l’Agenzia di Sviluppo Ahiler impegnata in cinque province turche: Nevşehir, Kirşehir, Aksaray, Kırıkkale e Niğde.

I partner Europei sono: l’Amministrazione Provinciale di Gorizia, i comuni di Monfalcone e Sacile, e l’ONG “CMC Hope” dall’Italia; il “Centro per l’Assistenza Sociale” del comune di Koper, l’Università di Koper e l’ONG “Associazione per lo Sviluppo del Lavoro Volontario” di Novo Mesto, Slovenia; e l’Associazione Europea per la Democrazia Locale (ALDA) dalla Francia.

 


Мосты опыта для борьбы с насилием в отношении женщин

Программа, финансируемая ЕС в Турции: усиливать способности национальных и местных НПО для борьбы с насилием в отношении женщин.
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Конференция открытия прошла в Невшехир, в Турции, 18 и 19 июля 2014 года , отметив начало нового проекта, в котором ALDA играет роль Европейского партнера, ответственного за развитие способности и действий, направленных на повышение роста сознательности для укрепления местных и национальных НПО в борьбе против насилия над женщинами.
Основной партнер “KapadokyaKadinDayanismaDernegi”- Ассоциация солидарности женщин, которая находится в городе Невшехир, и тринадцать местных турецких и европейских организаций, входящих в группу партнеров, будут вместе сотрудничать над тем, чтобы продвигать установление устойчивых и функциональных сетей в сфере борьбы с насилием над женщинами.
Мероприятия предусматривают: развитие способностей, исследование и сбор данных об оценке потребностей местных жителей и участников гражданского общества, обмен рекомендуемыми практиками с европейскими участниками, акции поддержки, для расширения сферы применения услуг в рамках предупреждения и помощи жертвам борьбы с насилием над женщинами, а также организация серии мероприятий для увеличения местной и европейской сознательности в отношении тем, связанных с насилием над женщинами. Вся деятельность продвигает инициативы межотраслевого сотрудничества для улучшения ситуации в местных сообществах и для развития услуг по поддержке жертв, поощряет участие женщин в общественной, экономической и политической жизни соответствующих сообществ в Турции.
ПАРТНЕРЫ:

Среди турецких партнеров можно найти НПО “Cappadocia Woman Solidarity Association”, Университет Невшехира (Исследовательский центр в отношении женщин), два муниципалитета региона Каппадокия (Невшехир и Кыршехир) два муниципалитета региона Черного моря (Карадениз Эрегли и Зонгулдак) и агентство по развитию Ahiler занятое в пяти турецких провинциях: Невшехир, Кыршехир, Аксарай, Кырыккале и Нигде.

Европейские партнеры: Администрация провинции Гориция, муниципалитеты Монфальконе и Сачиле, НПО “CMC Hope” из Италии; “Центр социальной поддержки” муниципалитета г. Копер, университета г. Копер и НПО “Ассоциации за развитие добровольного трула” из Ново-Место , Словения; и Европейская Ассоциация за демократию на местах (ALDA) из Франции.

 


Mostovi ekspertize za borbu protiv rodno zasnovanog nasilja

Program finansiran od strane EU u Turskoj: Jačanje kapaciteta nacionalnih i lokalnih nevladinih organizacija u borbi protiv nasilja nad ženama.
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Otvarajuća konferencija održana je u Nevsehir, Turska, 18. i 19. jula 2014., označavajući početak novog projekta u kome je ALDA EU partner odgovoran za akcije izgradnje kapaciteta i podizanja svesti za podršku osnaživanju lokalnih i nacionalnih nevladinih organizacija u borbi protiv nasilja nad ženama.
Vodeći partner – Kapadokya Kadin Dayanisma Dernegi – Udruženje žena za solidarnost, sa sedištem u opštini Nevsehir, u partnerstvu sa trinaest lokalnih turskih i EU organizacija će raditi zajedno na promovisanju uspostavljanja održivih i funkcionalnih mreža u oblasti borbe protiv rodno zasnovanog nasilja.
Aktivnosti predviđaju izgradnju kapaciteta, istraživanja i prikupljanje podataka o proceni potreba lokalne javnosti i civilnog društva, razmena najbolje prakse sa kolegama iz EU, akcije za podršku proširenju obima usluga u oblasti prevencije i pomoći žrtvama u borbi protiv nasilja nad ženama, kao i niz lokalnih i EU akcija podizanja svesti o pitanja u vezi sa rodno zasnovanim nasiljem. Ceo projekat promoviše inicijative na bazi međusektorskih partnerstava za poboljšanje stanja u lokalnim zajednicama radi razvijanja održivih usluga žrtvama, kao i pomoć u ohrabrivanju žena da učestvuju u društvenom, ekonomskom i političkom životu uključenim lokalnim zajednicama u Turskoj.

PARTNERI :
Partneri iz Turske uključuju NVO “Uduržanje žana za solidarnost Cappadocia” (kao aplikant), Univerzitet Nevsehir (Ženski istraživački centar), dve opštine iz regiona Cappadocia (Nevsehir, Kirsehir), dve opštine iz regiona Crnog mora (Karadeniz Eregli, Zonguldak) i Ahiler razvojna agencija koja deluje u pet turskim pokrajinama: Nevsehir, Kirsehir, Aksaray, Kirikkale, Nigde).

Partneri iz EU su: Pokrajinska uprava Gorizia, opštine Monfalcone i Sacile, NVO “CMC Hope” iz Italije, “Centra za socijalnu pomoć” Opštine Koper, Univerzitet u Kopru i NVO “Udružanje za razvoj volonterskog rada” Novo Mesto, Slovenija, kao i Evropske asocijacije za lokalnu demokratiju (ALDA), Francuska.

Programme funded by the EU in Turkey: Strengthening Capacity of National and Local NGOs on Combating Violence Against Women.

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The kick- off conference was held in Nevsehir, Turkey, on 18th and 19th July 2014, marking the beginning of the new project in which ALDA is the EU based partner responsible for capacity building and awareness raising actions in support to empowering of local and national NGOs in combating violence against women.

The Lead Partner – Kapadokya Kadin Dayanisma Dernegi – Women’s Solidarity Association, based in municipality Nevsehir,  in partnership with thirteen local Turkish and EU based organisations will be working together to promote establishment of sustainable and functional networks in the field of fighting gender based violence.

Activities envisage capacity building, research and data collection on needs assessment of the local public and civil society stakeholders , exchange of best practice with EU based counterparts, actions in support to widening the scope of services in area of prevention and assistance to victims in combating the violence against women  as well as a series of local and EU wide awareness raising events on issues related with gender based violence. Entire action promotes inter-sectoral partnership based initiatives  for improving the situation in local communities so as to develop sustainable services to victims, help encourage women to participate in social, economic and political life of respective local communities in Turkey.

PARTNERI:

The partners from Turkey include the NGO “Cappadocia Woman Solidarity Association” (as applicant), the University of Nevşehir (Women Research Center), two Municipalities from Cappadocia region (Nevşehir, Kirşehir), two Municipalities from the Black Sea region (Karadeniz Ereğli, Zonguldak) and Ahiler Development Agency engaged in five Turkish Provinces:  Nevşehir, Kirşehir, Aksaray, Kırıkkale, Niğde).

EU partners are: Provincial Administration of Gorizia, the Municipalities of Monfalcone and Sacile, the NGO “CMC Hope” from Italy,  the “Centre for Social Assistance” of Municipality of Koper, the University of Koper and the NGO “Association for Developing Voluntary Work” of Novo Mesto, Slovenia, and the European Association for Local Democracy (ALDA), France.


Bridges of Expertise pour lutter contre la violence contre la femme

Un programme fondé par l’UE en Turquie : Améliorer la capacité des ONG nationales et locales pour combattre la violence contre la femme
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La conférence a eu lieu à Neveshir, Turquie, le 18 et le 18 Juliet 2014. Elle a marqué le commence d’un nouveau projet dans lequel l’ALDA est le responsable associé basé à l’UE pour la capacité de construire et la conscience de faire monter les actions pour soutenir l’habilitation des ONG pour combattre la violence contre la femme.

L’associée principale de l’association pour la solidarité des femmes, Kapadokya Kadin Dayanisma Dernegi, installée à Neveshir, en collaboration avec 13 organisations locales turques et européennes travailleront ensemble pour promouvoir l’établissement de réseaux viables et fonctionnels dans le domaine de la lutte contre la violence contre la femme.

Les activités envisagent la capacité de construction, recherche et collecte de données sur les besoins d’évaluation des intervenants dans la société publique et civile, échange des pratiques meilleures avec l’homologue l’UE. Toute l’action promeut la collaboration intersectorielle dans les initiatives d’améliorer la situation dans les communautés locales pour développer des services viables pour les victimes, aider à encourager les femmes à participer dans la vie sociale, économique et politique de leurs communautés locales respectives en Turquie.

Associés :
Les associés de la Turquie incluent l’ONG « Cappadocia Woman Solidarity Association » (comme appliquant) l’Université de Nevsehir (Centre de recherches de la femme), deux municipalités de la région de Cappadocia ( Nevsehir, Kirsehir) deux municipalités de la région de la mer noire ( Karadeniz Eregli, Zonguldak) et l’Agence du développement engagé avec 5 provinces turques : Nevşehir, Kirşehir, Aksaray, Kırıkkale, Niğde).

Les associés de l’UE sont : l’Administration Provinciale de Gorizia, les Municipalités de Monfalcone et Sacile, les ONG « CMC Hope » d’Italie, le « Centre pour l’assistance sociale » de la municipalité de Koper, l’Université de Joper et l’ONG « Association pour développer le travail volontaire » de Novo Mesto, Slovénie et l’Association Européenne pour la démocratie locale (ALDA), France.

 


Ponti di Esperienza per combattere la violenza di genere

Programma finanziato dall’UE in Turchia: Rafforzare la capacità di OGN Nazionali e Locali per combattere la violenza sulle donne.

La conferenza di avvio si è tenuta a Nevşehir, in Turchia, il 18 e 19 luglio 2014, segnando l’inizio del nuovo progetto nel quale ALDA ricopre il ruolo di partner Europeo responsabile dello sviluppo di capacità e azioni mirate all’aumento della consapevolezza per il potenziamento di OGN locali e nazionali nella lotta contro la violenza sulle donne.
Il partner principale “Kapadokya Kadin Dayanisma Dernegi” – Associazione Solidarietà delle Donne, che ha sede nella città di Nevşehir, e le tredici organizzazioni locali turche ed europee che costituiscono il partenariato, collaboreranno insieme per promuovere lo stabilimento di network sostenibili e funzionali dell’ambito della lotta alla violenza di genere.
Le attività prevedono: sviluppo di capacità, ricerca e raccolta di dati sulla valutazione delle necessità del pubblico locale e degli stakeholder della società civile, scambio di buone pratiche con i partecipanti europei, azioni di supporto per ampliare il campo di applicazione dei servizi nell’ambito della prevenzione e dell’assistenza alle vittime della lotta alla violenza sulle donne, così come l’organizzazione di una serie di eventi per incrementare la consapevolezza locale ed Europea su temi legati alla violenza di genere. L’intera azione promuove iniziative di partenariato di natura intersettoriale per il miglioramento della situazione nelle comunità locali e per lo sviluppo di servizi di sostegno alle vittime, aiuta a incoraggiare la partecipazione delle donne nella vita sociale, economica e politica delle rispettive comunità in Turchia.

PARTNER:
Tra i partner turchi ritroviamo l’OGN “Cappadocia Woman Solidarity Association”, l’Università di Nevşehir (Centro di Ricerca sulle Donne), due comuni della regione Cappadocia (Nevşehir e Kirşehir) due comuni della regione del Mar Nero (Karadeniz Ereğli e Zonguldak) e l’Agenzia di Sviluppo Ahiler impegnata in cinque province turche: Nevşehir, Kirşehir, Aksaray, Kırıkkale e Niğde.

I partner Europei sono: l’Amministrazione Provinciale di Gorizia, i comuni di Monfalcone e Sacile, e l’ONG “CMC Hope” dall’Italia; il “Centro per l’Assistenza Sociale” del comune di Koper, l’Università di Koper e l’ONG “Associazione per lo Sviluppo del Lavoro Volontario” di Novo Mesto, Slovenia; e l’Associazione Europea per la Democrazia Locale (ALDA) dalla Francia.

 


Мосты опыта для борьбы с насилием в отношении женщин

Программа, финансируемая ЕС в Турции: усиливать способности национальных и местных НПО для борьбы с насилием в отношении женщин.
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Конференция открытия прошла в Невшехир, в Турции, 18 и 19 июля 2014 года , отметив начало нового проекта, в котором ALDA играет роль Европейского партнера, ответственного за развитие способности и действий, направленных на повышение роста сознательности для укрепления местных и национальных НПО в борьбе против насилия над женщинами.
Основной партнер “KapadokyaKadinDayanismaDernegi”- Ассоциация солидарности женщин, которая находится в городе Невшехир, и тринадцать местных турецких и европейских организаций, входящих в группу партнеров, будут вместе сотрудничать над тем, чтобы продвигать установление устойчивых и функциональных сетей в сфере борьбы с насилием над женщинами.
Мероприятия предусматривают: развитие способностей, исследование и сбор данных об оценке потребностей местных жителей и участников гражданского общества, обмен рекомендуемыми практиками с европейскими участниками, акции поддержки, для расширения сферы применения услуг в рамках предупреждения и помощи жертвам борьбы с насилием над женщинами, а также организация серии мероприятий для увеличения местной и европейской сознательности в отношении тем, связанных с насилием над женщинами. Вся деятельность продвигает инициативы межотраслевого сотрудничества для улучшения ситуации в местных сообществах и для развития услуг по поддержке жертв, поощряет участие женщин в общественной, экономической и политической жизни соответствующих сообществ в Турции.
ПАРТНЕРЫ:

Среди турецких партнеров можно найти НПО “Cappadocia Woman Solidarity Association”, Университет Невшехира (Исследовательский центр в отношении женщин), два муниципалитета региона Каппадокия (Невшехир и Кыршехир) два муниципалитета региона Черного моря (Карадениз Эрегли и Зонгулдак) и агентство по развитию Ahiler занятое в пяти турецких провинциях: Невшехир, Кыршехир, Аксарай, Кырыккале и Нигде.

Европейские партнеры: Администрация провинции Гориция, муниципалитеты Монфальконе и Сачиле, НПО “CMC Hope” из Италии; “Центр социальной поддержки” муниципалитета г. Копер, университета г. Копер и НПО “Ассоциации за развитие добровольного трула” из Ново-Место , Словения; и Европейская Ассоциация за демократию на местах (ALDA) из Франции.

 


Mostovi ekspertize za borbu protiv rodno zasnovanog nasilja

Program finansiran od strane EU u Turskoj: Jačanje kapaciteta nacionalnih i lokalnih nevladinih organizacija u borbi protiv nasilja nad ženama.
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Otvarajuća konferencija održana je u Nevsehir, Turska, 18. i 19. jula 2014., označavajući početak novog projekta u kome je ALDA EU partner odgovoran za akcije izgradnje kapaciteta i podizanja svesti za podršku osnaživanju lokalnih i nacionalnih nevladinih organizacija u borbi protiv nasilja nad ženama.
Vodeći partner – Kapadokya Kadin Dayanisma Dernegi – Udruženje žena za solidarnost, sa sedištem u opštini Nevsehir, u partnerstvu sa trinaest lokalnih turskih i EU organizacija će raditi zajedno na promovisanju uspostavljanja održivih i funkcionalnih mreža u oblasti borbe protiv rodno zasnovanog nasilja.
Aktivnosti predviđaju izgradnju kapaciteta, istraživanja i prikupljanje podataka o proceni potreba lokalne javnosti i civilnog društva, razmena najbolje prakse sa kolegama iz EU, akcije za podršku proširenju obima usluga u oblasti prevencije i pomoći žrtvama u borbi protiv nasilja nad ženama, kao i niz lokalnih i EU akcija podizanja svesti o pitanja u vezi sa rodno zasnovanim nasiljem. Ceo projekat promoviše inicijative na bazi međusektorskih partnerstava za poboljšanje stanja u lokalnim zajednicama radi razvijanja održivih usluga žrtvama, kao i pomoć u ohrabrivanju žena da učestvuju u društvenom, ekonomskom i političkom životu uključenim lokalnim zajednicama u Turskoj.

PARTNERI :
Partneri iz Turske uključuju NVO “Uduržanje žana za solidarnost Cappadocia” (kao aplikant), Univerzitet Nevsehir (Ženski istraživački centar), dve opštine iz regiona Cappadocia (Nevsehir, Kirsehir), dve opštine iz regiona Crnog mora (Karadeniz Eregli, Zonguldak) i Ahiler razvojna agencija koja deluje u pet turskim pokrajinama: Nevsehir, Kirsehir, Aksaray, Kirikkale, Nigde).

Partneri iz EU su: Pokrajinska uprava Gorizia, opštine Monfalcone i Sacile, NVO “CMC Hope” iz Italije, “Centra za socijalnu pomoć” Opštine Koper, Univerzitet u Kopru i NVO “Udružanje za razvoj volonterskog rada” Novo Mesto, Slovenija, kao i Evropske asocijacije za lokalnu demokratiju (ALDA), Francuska.


EVS opportunity: Studio Progetto is looking for a French volunteer for its "No Problem" service

Studio Progetto is looking for a French volunteer for its “No Problem” service in the framework of EVS. Experience starting from November 2014, Cornedo Vicentino (Vicenza, Italy).

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Opis: “No Problem” service is a project addressed to people with disability due to encephalic concussion or with disabling neurological pathologies. The hosted users are about 17, most of which use wheelchairs or have difficulties of movement. “No Problem” is a copy shop. The main activities where the users are employed are PC data entry, text typing, simple graphical works, photocopies, binding and pasteboard works. There are also daily convivial activities like coffee break and lunch time. During the coffee break, for example, through newspapers reading and other activities, the operators and the users confront each other and talk about different issues. The project will also organize trips suggested by the operators according to the demands of service users.

Tasks: The volunteer will be involved in the following activities:

  • Work with disabled people, supporting operators and educators in the service management
  • going with the operators in the transportation service
  • helping the work of users (PC data entry, text typing, graphical works, binding and pasteboard works)
  • to take part in the language conversation group
  • to collaborate in the writing of the Cooperativa’s newspaper
  • to participate in the meetings on the abroad mobility
  • to open and keeps a blog about EVS (in cooperation with the other EVS volunteers)

Profile of volunteer:

  • age between 18-30 years old
  • should be interested and predisposed in working with people with disability
  • likes to work in team but also able to take his/her own initiatives
  • should be responsible, creative, curious, open-minded
  • Good manual ability is welcomed
  • Basic knowledge of computer skills

Venue: Cornedo Vicentino (Vicenza, Italy)

Period: from 1st November 2014 to 30th June 2015 (8 months)

Rok: 15 September 2014

Please note: For gender balance reasons Studio Progetto is looking for a male volunteer.

The selection will be on “first come, first served basis”. Therefore, we strongly suggest that you apply as soon as possible.

If you are interested in this volunteering experience, please send a motivation letter and your CV in English (using the Europass format) to: aldastrasbourg@aldaintranet.org, and CC aldo.xhani@aldaintranet.org

Studio Progetto is a Social Cooperative inspired by the principles of the world’s co-operative movement ,where people and community are in the center of their work. It manage social services , health, education and gives life to ideas and enterpreneurial activities, aimed at providing employment for disavanteged people. With focus on quality and profssionalism, Studio Progetto works for well-being and a better quality of life for its members.

Studio Progetto is looking for a French volunteer for its “No Problem” service in the framework of EVS. Experience starting from November 2014, Cornedo Vicentino (Vicenza, Italy).

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Opis: “No Problem” service is a project addressed to people with disability due to encephalic concussion or with disabling neurological pathologies. The hosted users are about 17, most of which use wheelchairs or have difficulties of movement. “No Problem” is a copy shop. The main activities where the users are employed are PC data entry, text typing, simple graphical works, photocopies, binding and pasteboard works. There are also daily convivial activities like coffee break and lunch time. During the coffee break, for example, through newspapers reading and other activities, the operators and the users confront each other and talk about different issues. The project will also organize trips suggested by the operators according to the demands of service users.

Tasks: The volunteer will be involved in the following activities:

  • Work with disabled people, supporting operators and educators in the service management
  • going with the operators in the transportation service
  • helping the work of users (PC data entry, text typing, graphical works, binding and pasteboard works)
  • to take part in the language conversation group
  • to collaborate in the writing of the Cooperativa’s newspaper
  • to participate in the meetings on the abroad mobility
  • to open and keeps a blog about EVS (in cooperation with the other EVS volunteers)

Profile of volunteer:

  • age between 18-30 years old
  • should be interested and predisposed in working with people with disability
  • likes to work in team but also able to take his/her own initiatives
  • should be responsible, creative, curious, open-minded
  • Good manual ability is welcomed
  • Basic knowledge of computer skills

Venue: Cornedo Vicentino (Vicenza, Italy)

Period: from 1st November 2014 to 30th June 2015 (8 months)

Rok: 15 September 2014

Please note: For gender balance reasons Studio Progetto is looking for a male volunteer.

The selection will be on “first come, first served basis”. Therefore, we strongly suggest that you apply as soon as possible.

If you are interested in this volunteering experience, please send a motivation letter and your CV in English (using the Europass format) to: aldastrasbourg@aldaintranet.org, and CC aldo.xhani@aldaintranet.org

 

Studio Progetto is a Social Cooperative inspired by the principles of the world’s co-operative movement ,where people and community are in the center of their work. It manage social services , health, education and gives life to ideas and enterpreneurial activities, aimed at providing employment for disavanteged people. With focus on quality and profssionalism, Studio Progetto works for well-being and a better quality of life for its members.


Making local democracy work - ALDA and the LDAs in the spotlight in Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine

The Communication officer of ALDA Irene Zanetti presented the work of the association, and the specificity of the local democracy agencies, during the First Seminar of the South-Eastern Programme organized by our member association the Ukrainian School of Political Studies, in cooperation with the Council of Europe. The seminar was held in Dnipropetrovsk during the week 14-19 July.

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The session ALDA was invited to contribute to was titled ‘Making local democracy work’, and the experiences of the LDAs in the field are a best practice whose value is more and more visible. Even in Ukraine and in Dnipropetrovsk, where the future LDA will be established, thanks to the collaboration with the Region of Dnipropetrovsk and international partners, the Polish Region Lower Silesia, as well as with the Municipality of Akmene, in Lithuania.

Participants showed a great interest in the working method of the LDAs and expressed all their support to the future agencies. On the occasion, Irene Zanetti met with the representatives of the Dnipropetrovsk Region, Mr Volodymyr Peregudov and Ms Yana Gorobets.

The Communication officer of ALDA Irene Zanetti presented the work of the association, and the specificity of the local democracy agencies, during the First Seminar of the South-Eastern Programme organized by our member association the Ukrainian School of Political Studies, in cooperation with the Council of Europe. The seminar was held in Dnipropetrovsk during the week 14-19 July.

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The session ALDA was invited to contribute to was titled ‘Making local democracy work’, and the experiences of the LDAs in the field are a best practice whose value is more and more visible. Even in Ukraine and in Dnipropetrovsk, where the future LDA will be established, thanks to the collaboration with the Region of Dnipropetrovsk and international partners, the Polish Region Lower Silesia, as well as with the Municipality of Akmene, in Lithuania.

Participants showed a great interest in the working method of the LDAs and expressed all their support to the future agencies. On the occasion, Irene Zanetti met with the representatives of the Dnipropetrovsk Region, Mr Volodymyr Peregudov and Ms Yana Gorobets.


ALDA supports the statement of Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum on the arrest of Hasan Huseynli, the head of Intelligent Citizen Enlightenment Center Public Union, Azerbaijan

On 14 July, Nizami Region Court of Ganja, sentenced Hasan Huseynli, head of “Intelligent Citizen’’ Enlightenment Center Public Union based in Ganja city in Azerbaijan for 5 years, 11 months and 28 days.

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The Steering Committee of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum protests strongly against the arrest of Hasan Huseynli. He was arrested on trumped up charges of hooliganism for allegedly stabbing someone with whom he had never come in contact. The police in Ganja have confirmed the charges. The investigation that was carried out against Hasan Huseynli is completely unlawful and absurd, and does not warrant his detention.

Hasan Huseynli is an education promoter, social activist, and community leader, who has had a huge positive impact on hundreds of young Azerbaijanis, encouraging them to study abroad and contribute to Azerbaijan’s development with their knowledge and skills. He is a highly respected civil rights activist, and his organisation is highly regarded in Azerbaijan and abroad. We consider Hasan Huseynli’s detention to be part of a larger clampdown on civil society.

We urge the government of Azerbaijan to immediately free Hasan Huseynli, and to drop all charges against him. The authorities must understand that every additional political prisoner in Azerbaijan undermines the country’s image abroad and its position in the Council of Europe and in the Organization of Security and Co-operation in Europe as well as its relations with the European Union.

We urge the European Commission, the EU Delegation in Baku, and the European Parliament to condemn his arrest in the strongest terms, and to support the Civil Society Forum in putting pressure on Azerbaijan authorities for the immediate release of all political prisoners in Azerbaijan.

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ALDA supports the statement on the unfair arrest of our member Hasan Huseynli, and calls for his immediate release.

 

ALDA sostiene la dichiarazione del Forum della Società Civile del Partenariato Orientale sull’arresto di Hasan Huseynli, Responsabile di “Intelligent Citizen” Enlightenment Center Public Union, Azerbaijan

Il 14 luglio, la Corte della Regione Nizami di Ganja ha condannato a 5 anni, 11 mesi e 28 giorni di reclusione Hasan Huseynli, Responsabile di “Intelligent Citizen’’ Enlightenment Center Public Union, sito nella città di Ganja, Azerbaijan.
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Il Comitato Direttivo del Forum della società civile del partenariato orientale protesta fortemente contro l’arresto di Hasan Huseynli. È stato arrestato con accuse di teppismo infondate per il presunto accoltellamento di un individuo con il quale Huseynli non ha mai avuto contatto. La polizia di Ganja ha confermato le accuse. L’investigazione condotta contro Hasan Huseynli è completamente illegale e assurda, e non garantisce la sua detenzione.
Hasan Huseynli è promotore di attività educative, attivista sociale e leader comunitario che ha avuto un grande impatto positivo su centinaia di giovani Azeri, incoraggiandoli a studiare all’estero e contribuendo allo sviluppo dell’Azerbaijan con la loro conoscenza e le loro competenze. È un attivista dei diritti civili fortemente rispettato, e la sua organizzazione particolarmente stimata in Azerbaijan e all’estero. Consideriamo che la detenzione di Hasan Huseynli faccia parte di un piano più ampio di repressione della società civile.
Sollecitiamo il governo dell’Azerbaijan a liberare immediatamente Hasan Huseynli, e ad abbandonare le accuse sollevate contro di lui. Le autorità devono capire che ogni prigioniero politico in più in Azerbaijan mina l’immagine del Paese all’estero, alla sua posizione nel Consiglio d’Europa e nell’Organizzazione di Sicurezza e Cooperazione in Europa, così come alle sue relazioni con l’Unione Europea.
Sollecitiamo la Commissione Europea, la Delegazione dell’UE a Baku e il Parlamento Europeo a condannare duramente il suo arresto, e a supportare il Forum della Società Civile nel far pressione alle Autorità Azere per il rilascio immediato dei prigionieri politici in Azerbaijan.
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ALDA sostiene la dichiarazione sull’arresto ingiusto del suo socio Hasan Huseynli, e si auspica che venga prontamente rilasciato.

 

ALDA поддерживает заявление Форума гражданского общества Восточного партнерства в отношении ареста Гасана Гусейнли, ответственногопросветительского общественного центра”Интеллектуальный гражданин”, Азербайджан

14 июля суд региона Низами Гянджа осудил на 5 лет, 11 месяцев и 28 дней заключения Гасана Гусейнли, ответственного просветительского общественного центра “Интеллектуальный гражданин”, Азербайджан.
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Руководящий комитет Форума гражданского общества Восточного Партнерства серьезно протестует против ареста Гасана Гусейнли. Он был арестован по необоснованным обвинениям в хулиганстве по предполагаемому нанесению ножевой раны лицу, с которым Гусейнли никогда не имел контактов. Полиция Гянджа подтвердила обвинения. Расследование, ведущееся против Гасана Гусейнли, полностью незаконно и нелепо и не гарантирует его заключение.
Гасан Гусейнли – организатор мероприятий образовательного характера, общественный активист и общеевропейский лидер, который имел большое положительное влияние на сотни азербайджанских молодых людей, воодушевляя их на учебу за границей и способствуя развитию Азербайджана своими знаниями и умениями. Он – уважаемый активист гражданских прав, и его организация пользуется особым уважением в Азербайджане и за рубежом. Мы считаем, что заключение Гасана Гусейнли является частью плана более широких репрессий гражданского общества.
Мы требуем у правительства Азербайджана немедленно освободить Гасана Гусейнли и снять обвинения, выдвинутые против него. Власти должны понять, что каждый дополнительный политический заключенный в Азербайджане подрывает образ страны за границей, её положение в Совете Европы и в Организации по безопасности и сотрудничеству в Европе, а также её отношения с Европейским Союзом.
Мы требуем у Европейской Комиссии, Делегации ЕС в Баку и Европейского Парламента жестким образом осудить его арест и поддержать Форум гражданского общества в оказании давления на Азербайджанские власти для незамедлительного освобождения политических заключенных в Азербайджане.
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ALDA поддерживает заявление в отношении несправедливого ареста Гасана Гусейнли и надеется на его скорое освобождение.

Izjava Foruma civilnog društva Istočnog partnerstva o hapšenju Hasana Huseinlija šefa Centar za građansku edukaciju Inteligentni Građanin, Azerbejdžan

Dana 14. jula, sud Ganja, Nizami Regije, osudio je Hasana Huseinlija, šefa “Centar za građansku edukaciju Inteligentni Građanin sa sedištem u gradu Ganja u Azerbejdžanu na 5 godina , 11 meseci i 28 dana.
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Upravni odbor Foruma civilnog društva Istočnog partnerstva snažno protestuje protiv hapšenja Hasana Huseinlija. On je uhapšen na osnovu izmišljenih optužbi za huliganstvo, koji navode da je navodno napao nožem, osobu sa kojom nikada nije stupio u kontakt. Policija u Ganji je potvrdila optužbe. Istraga koja je sprovedena protiv Hasana Huseinlija je potpuno nezakonita i apsurdna, i ne opravdava njegov pritvor.

Hasan Huseinli je po obrazovanju, promoter, društveni aktivista i lider zajednice, koji je imao ogroman pozitivan uticaj na stotine mladih Azerbejdžanaca, ohrabrujući ih da studiraju u inostranstvu i doprinesu razvoju Azerbejdžana sa svojim znanjem i veštinama. On je veoma poštovani aktivista za građanska prava, a njegova organizacija je visoko cenjena u Azerbejdžanu i inostranstvu. Smatramo da je pritvor Hasana Huseinlija deo većeg udara na civilno društvo.

Apelujemo na vladu Azerbejdžana da odmah oslobodi Hasana Huseinlija, i da odbaci sve optužbe protiv njega. Vlasti moraju da shvate da svaki dodatni politički zatvorenik u Azerbejdžanu podriva imidž zemlje u inostranstvu i njenu poziciju u Savetu Evrope i u Organizaciji za bezbednost i saradnju u Evropi, kao i njenim odnosima sa Evropskom unijom.

Pozivamo Evropsku komisiju, Delegacije EU u Baku-u, i Evropski parlament da najoštrije osudi njegovo hapšenje, i da podrži Forum civilnog društva u vršenju pritiska na vlasti Azerbejdžana da hitno oslobode sve političke zatvorenike u Azerbejdžanu.

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ALDA podržava izjavu o hapšenju našeg člana.

On 14 July, Nizami Region Court of Ganja, sentenced Hasan Huseynli, head of “Intelligent Citizen’’ Enlightenment Center Public Union based in Ganja city in Azerbaijan for 5 years, 11 months and 28 days.

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The Steering Committee of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum protests strongly against the arrest of Hasan Huseynli. He was arrested on trumped up charges of hooliganism for allegedly stabbing someone with whom he had never come in contact. The police in Ganja have confirmed the charges. The investigation that was carried out against Hasan Huseynli is completely unlawful and absurd, and does not warrant his detention.

Hasan Huseynli is an education promoter, social activist, and community leader, who has had a huge positive impact on hundreds of young Azerbaijanis, encouraging them to study abroad and contribute to Azerbaijan’s development with their knowledge and skills. He is a highly respected civil rights activist, and his organisation is highly regarded in Azerbaijan and abroad. We consider Hasan Huseynli’s detention to be part of a larger clampdown on civil society.

We urge the government of Azerbaijan to immediately free Hasan Huseynli, and to drop all charges against him. The authorities must understand that every additional political prisoner in Azerbaijan undermines the country’s image abroad and its position in the Council of Europe and in the Organization of Security and Co-operation in Europe as well as its relations with the European Union.

We urge the European Commission, the EU Delegation in Baku, and the European Parliament to condemn his arrest in the strongest terms, and to support the Civil Society Forum in putting pressure on Azerbaijan authorities for the immediate release of all political prisoners in Azerbaijan.

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ALDA supports the statement on the unfair arrest of our member Hasan Huseynli, and calls for his immediate release.

 

ALDA sostiene la dichiarazione del Forum della Società Civile del Partenariato Orientale sull’arresto di Hasan Huseynli, Responsabile di “Intelligent Citizen” Enlightenment Center Public Union, Azerbaijan

Il 14 luglio, la Corte della Regione Nizami di Ganja ha condannato a 5 anni, 11 mesi e 28 giorni di reclusione Hasan Huseynli, Responsabile di “Intelligent Citizen’’ Enlightenment Center Public Union, sito nella città di Ganja, Azerbaijan.
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Il Comitato Direttivo del Forum della società civile del partenariato orientale protesta fortemente contro l’arresto di Hasan Huseynli. È stato arrestato con accuse di teppismo infondate per il presunto accoltellamento di un individuo con il quale Huseynli non ha mai avuto contatto. La polizia di Ganja ha confermato le accuse. L’investigazione condotta contro Hasan Huseynli è completamente illegale e assurda, e non garantisce la sua detenzione.
Hasan Huseynli è promotore di attività educative, attivista sociale e leader comunitario che ha avuto un grande impatto positivo su centinaia di giovani Azeri, incoraggiandoli a studiare all’estero e contribuendo allo sviluppo dell’Azerbaijan con la loro conoscenza e le loro competenze. È un attivista dei diritti civili fortemente rispettato, e la sua organizzazione particolarmente stimata in Azerbaijan e all’estero. Consideriamo che la detenzione di Hasan Huseynli faccia parte di un piano più ampio di repressione della società civile.
Sollecitiamo il governo dell’Azerbaijan a liberare immediatamente Hasan Huseynli, e ad abbandonare le accuse sollevate contro di lui. Le autorità devono capire che ogni prigioniero politico in più in Azerbaijan mina l’immagine del Paese all’estero, alla sua posizione nel Consiglio d’Europa e nell’Organizzazione di Sicurezza e Cooperazione in Europa, così come alle sue relazioni con l’Unione Europea.
Sollecitiamo la Commissione Europea, la Delegazione dell’UE a Baku e il Parlamento Europeo a condannare duramente il suo arresto, e a supportare il Forum della Società Civile nel far pressione alle Autorità Azere per il rilascio immediato dei prigionieri politici in Azerbaijan.
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ALDA sostiene la dichiarazione sull’arresto ingiusto del suo socio Hasan Huseynli, e si auspica che venga prontamente rilasciato.

 

ALDA поддерживает заявление Форума гражданского общества Восточного партнерства в отношении ареста Гасана Гусейнли, ответственногопросветительского общественного центра”Интеллектуальный гражданин”, Азербайджан

14 июля суд региона Низами Гянджа осудил на 5 лет, 11 месяцев и 28 дней заключения Гасана Гусейнли, ответственного просветительского общественного центра “Интеллектуальный гражданин”, Азербайджан.
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Руководящий комитет Форума гражданского общества Восточного Партнерства серьезно протестует против ареста Гасана Гусейнли. Он был арестован по необоснованным обвинениям в хулиганстве по предполагаемому нанесению ножевой раны лицу, с которым Гусейнли никогда не имел контактов. Полиция Гянджа подтвердила обвинения. Расследование, ведущееся против Гасана Гусейнли, полностью незаконно и нелепо и не гарантирует его заключение.
Гасан Гусейнли – организатор мероприятий образовательного характера, общественный активист и общеевропейский лидер, который имел большое положительное влияние на сотни азербайджанских молодых людей, воодушевляя их на учебу за границей и способствуя развитию Азербайджана своими знаниями и умениями. Он – уважаемый активист гражданских прав, и его организация пользуется особым уважением в Азербайджане и за рубежом. Мы считаем, что заключение Гасана Гусейнли является частью плана более широких репрессий гражданского общества.
Мы требуем у правительства Азербайджана немедленно освободить Гасана Гусейнли и снять обвинения, выдвинутые против него. Власти должны понять, что каждый дополнительный политический заключенный в Азербайджане подрывает образ страны за границей, её положение в Совете Европы и в Организации по безопасности и сотрудничеству в Европе, а также её отношения с Европейским Союзом.
Мы требуем у Европейской Комиссии, Делегации ЕС в Баку и Европейского Парламента жестким образом осудить его арест и поддержать Форум гражданского общества в оказании давления на Азербайджанские власти для незамедлительного освобождения политических заключенных в Азербайджане.
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ALDA поддерживает заявление в отношении несправедливого ареста Гасана Гусейнли и надеется на его скорое освобождение.

Izjava Foruma civilnog društva Istočnog partnerstva o hapšenju Hasana Huseinlija šefa Centar za građansku edukaciju Inteligentni Građanin, Azerbejdžan

Dana 14. jula, sud Ganja, Nizami Regije, osudio je Hasana Huseinlija, šefa “Centar za građansku edukaciju Inteligentni Građanin sa sedištem u gradu Ganja u Azerbejdžanu na 5 godina , 11 meseci i 28 dana.
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Upravni odbor Foruma civilnog društva Istočnog partnerstva snažno protestuje protiv hapšenja Hasana Huseinlija. On je uhapšen na osnovu izmišljenih optužbi za huliganstvo, koji navode da je navodno napao nožem, osobu sa kojom nikada nije stupio u kontakt. Policija u Ganji je potvrdila optužbe. Istraga koja je sprovedena protiv Hasana Huseinlija je potpuno nezakonita i apsurdna, i ne opravdava njegov pritvor.

Hasan Huseinli je po obrazovanju, promoter, društveni aktivista i lider zajednice, koji je imao ogroman pozitivan uticaj na stotine mladih Azerbejdžanaca, ohrabrujući ih da studiraju u inostranstvu i doprinesu razvoju Azerbejdžana sa svojim znanjem i veštinama. On je veoma poštovani aktivista za građanska prava, a njegova organizacija je visoko cenjena u Azerbejdžanu i inostranstvu. Smatramo da je pritvor Hasana Huseinlija deo većeg udara na civilno društvo.

Apelujemo na vladu Azerbejdžana da odmah oslobodi Hasana Huseinlija, i da odbaci sve optužbe protiv njega. Vlasti moraju da shvate da svaki dodatni politički zatvorenik u Azerbejdžanu podriva imidž zemlje u inostranstvu i njenu poziciju u Savetu Evrope i u Organizaciji za bezbednost i saradnju u Evropi, kao i njenim odnosima sa Evropskom unijom.

Pozivamo Evropsku komisiju, Delegacije EU u Baku-u, i Evropski parlament da najoštrije osudi njegovo hapšenje, i da podrži Forum civilnog društva u vršenju pritiska na vlasti Azerbejdžana da hitno oslobode sve političke zatvorenike u Azerbejdžanu.

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Major Civil Society networks call for Policy change: Putting social and civic rights first

Major Civil Society networks call for Policy change: Putting social and civic rights first. Here you are the presentation of priorities by the new European President.

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Between 22 and 25 May this year 400 million European citizens had the opportunity to choose their 751 representatives in the European Parliament for the next five years. For the first time in the history of the European Union, they had a say, following the Lisbon Treaty provisions, on the nomination of the European Commission President.

As the result of the elections the EPP group is the biggest group in the newly elected European Parliament and their “Spitzenkandidat”, Jean-Claude Junker was duly elected as the new Commission President for which we congratulate him. Mr Junker has presented this morning the outlines of his proposed work programme for the new European Commission to the European Parliament.

 

1) We call for a more vivid Democracy and stronger legitimacy

As the elections have shown, too many citizens are losing confidence in the European project, but we believe that constructive dialogue between the EU institutions and civil society organisations is imperative and builds bridges. The provisions on civil dialogue of Article 11 of the Treaty of Lisbon have still not yet been implemented and EU institutions are not engaging in an open, transparent and regular dialogue with civil society organisations. We hope that this will change during the coming mandate.

 

2) We call for real civil dialogue

Mr Junker committed this morning in front of the European Parliament to restore European citizens’ confidence and to strengthen the democratic legitimacy of the European project.

Public concerns, as brought forward by organised civil society, are largely under-represented in the legislative processes and the later evaluation phases. We believe that citizens would feel more involved in the European building process if a true dialogue between organised civil society and European institutions were to be set up under the leadership of the European Commission. It is therefore necessary to develop concrete tools to establish such dialogue and ensure participation, so that citizens feel part of and will contribute to the European Union, rather than feeling subject to it. Gathering the aspirations of millions of citizens through network organisations at national, regional and local level, we feel responsible and legitimised to request the establishment of a real civil dialogue with representative civil society organisations.

 

3) We call for change of political priorities and for institutional changes

In recent years the European Union has been regularly criticised for proposing and even imposing policies of budgetary rigour and austerity measures through the Troika that have deprived many EU citizens of their fundamental rights and created disastrous social effects.

A strong European Union requires a paradigm shift from a Europe that is essentially an economic project based on the four fundamental freedoms around the internal market to one that restores and promotes the values of solidarity, inclusiveness and equality among Member States and European citizens and other residents. It is time to finally progress on a Europe2020 smart, sustainable and inclusive agenda.

When a Treaty revision process is launched, it should build on such an agenda, reinforce representative democracy, put citizens back at the heart of the European project and restore the legitimacy of the European integration process via democratic methods. This process should include all the relevant stakeholders and be used as a tool to raise awareness of European integration amongst the general public.

Building on the experience of the European Year of Citizens Alliance (EYCA) 2013, established by 62 European networks and gathering more than 4,500 civic actor organisations across Europe, building on the competence and quality of our networks we call for a new civil and social project of the European Union.

 

Oonagh Aitken, Board member – Volonteurope

Carlotta Besozzi, Director – European Disability Forum

Gabriella Civico, Director – European Volunteer Centre 

Antonella Valmorbida, Secretary General – European Association for Local Democracy

Diogo Pinto, Secretary General – European Movement International

Conny Reuter, Secretary General – SOLIDAR

Jean-Marc Roirant, President – European Civic Forum 

Members of the EYCA 2013 Steering Committee

 

Read also EYCA recommendations

Major Civil Society networks call for Policy change: Putting social and civic rights first. Here you are the presentation of priorities by the new European President.

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Between 22 and 25 May this year 400 million European citizens had the opportunity to choose their 751 representatives in the European Parliament for the next five years. For the first time in the history of the European Union, they had a say, following the Lisbon Treaty provisions, on the nomination of the European Commission President.

As the result of the elections the EPP group is the biggest group in the newly elected European Parliament and their “Spitzenkandidat”, Jean-Claude Junker was duly elected as the new Commission President for which we congratulate him. Mr Junker has presented this morning the outlines of his proposed work programme for the new European Commission to the European Parliament.

 

1) We call for a more vivid Democracy and stronger legitimacy

As the elections have shown, too many citizens are losing confidence in the European project, but we believe that constructive dialogue between the EU institutions and civil society organisations is imperative and builds bridges. The provisions on civil dialogue of Article 11 of the Treaty of Lisbon have still not yet been implemented and EU institutions are not engaging in an open, transparent and regular dialogue with civil society organisations. We hope that this will change during the coming mandate.

 

2) We call for real civil dialogue

Mr Junker committed this morning in front of the European Parliament to restore European citizens’ confidence and to strengthen the democratic legitimacy of the European project.

Public concerns, as brought forward by organised civil society, are largely under-represented in the legislative processes and the later evaluation phases. We believe that citizens would feel more involved in the European building process if a true dialogue between organised civil society and European institutions were to be set up under the leadership of the European Commission. It is therefore necessary to develop concrete tools to establish such dialogue and ensure participation, so that citizens feel part of and will contribute to the European Union, rather than feeling subject to it. Gathering the aspirations of millions of citizens through network organisations at national, regional and local level, we feel responsible and legitimised to request the establishment of a real civil dialogue with representative civil society organisations.

 

3) We call for change of political priorities and for institutional changes

In recent years the European Union has been regularly criticised for proposing and even imposing policies of budgetary rigour and austerity measures through the Troika that have deprived many EU citizens of their fundamental rights and created disastrous social effects.

A strong European Union requires a paradigm shift from a Europe that is essentially an economic project based on the four fundamental freedoms around the internal market to one that restores and promotes the values of solidarity, inclusiveness and equality among Member States and European citizens and other residents. It is time to finally progress on a Europe2020 smart, sustainable and inclusive agenda.

When a Treaty revision process is launched, it should build on such an agenda, reinforce representative democracy, put citizens back at the heart of the European project and restore the legitimacy of the European integration process via democratic methods. This process should include all the relevant stakeholders and be used as a tool to raise awareness of European integration amongst the general public.

Building on the experience of the European Year of Citizens Alliance (EYCA) 2013, established by 62 European networks and gathering more than 4,500 civic actor organisations across Europe, building on the competence and quality of our networks we call for a new civil and social project of the European Union.

 

Oonagh Aitken, Board member – Volonteurope

Carlotta Besozzi, Director – European Disability Forum

Gabriella Civico, Director – European Volunteer Centre 

Antonella Valmorbida, Secretary General – European Association for Local Democracy

Diogo Pinto, Secretary General – European Movement International

Conny Reuter, Secretary General – SOLIDAR

Jean-Marc Roirant, President – European Civic Forum 

Members of the EYCA 2013 Steering Committee

 

Read also EYCA recommendations


Study visit in Vicenza within the project Topsa Patras

On Tuesday  15 July 2014, one of the crucial steps of Topsa Patras project, coordinated by Chrissa Geraga, ADEP S.A.-Patras Municipal Enterprise for Planning & Development and Head of Programming-Networking & International Affairs Dpt., took place in Vicenza (Italy).

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Topsa Patras is a project which focuses on the problems of unemployment in Patras (Greece), trying to gather new ideas to tackle the actual condition of the area. Nine delegates coming from Patras municipality participated to this session of the project, to learn from the Italian experience how to develop good practices in the field of social cooperatives.

The meeting held during the morning in ALDA office in Vicenza was a great occasion to learn more about social cooperatives operating in the area of Vicenza.  Between the main representatives who attended the event there were Mr. Alessandro Perelli, Vice-president of ALDA, Mr. Lucio Gregoretti, Member of the Governing Board of ALDA, Mr. Alberto Sattin and Mr. Ezio Lartini, respectively the Director and the Responsible of Social Cooperatives of Confcooperative Vicenza, Ms Sonia Stefanovichj, European Project Coordinator of Margherita Cooperative, Mr. Giuseppe Pellegrini, Responsible of Cosmo s.c.s. and Mr. Stefano Mantovani, President of Cooperativa Sociale Noncello and Head of the project COSB.

The meeting aimed to improve the knowledge of Greek Delegates about the role of Social Cooperatives in ensuring the welfare services in the Italian legislative framework and their concrete experience and actions. It represented a great occasion of exchange and an important opportunity to learn through the international cooperation and the sharing of good practices.

“Our social and cultural background is quite different from the Italian one. That’s why we never worked out the idea to develop Social Cooperatives. But through this experience we gathered some important information and we want to bring this reality also in Greece” said some participants at the event.

During the afternoon, participants visited the Cooperative of Studio Progetto, placed in Cornedo Vicentino (Vicenza) to understand how a Social Cooperative is pratically organised and to have an example of the wide range of activities a cooperative can manage.

See the video about the study visit

On Tuesday  15 July 2014, one of the crucial steps of Topsa Patras project, coordinated by Chrissa Geraga, ADEP S.A.-Patras Municipal Enterprise for Planning & Development and Head of Programming-Networking & International Affairs Dpt., took place in Vicenza (Italy).

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Topsa Patras is a project which focuses on the problems of unemployment in Patras (Greece), trying to gather new ideas to tackle the actual condition of the area. Nine delegates coming from Patras municipality participated to this session of the project, to learn from the Italian experience how to develop good practices in the field of social cooperatives.

The meeting held during the morning in ALDA office in Vicenza was a great occasion to learn more about social cooperatives operating in the area of Vicenza.  Between the main representatives who attended the event there were Mr. Alessandro Perelli, Vice-president of ALDA, Mr. Lucio Gregoretti, Member of the Governing Board of ALDA, Mr. Alberto Sattin and Mr. Ezio Lartini, respectively the Director and the Responsible of Social Cooperatives of Confcooperative Vicenza, Ms Sonia Stefanovichj, European Project Coordinator of Margherita Cooperative, Mr. Giuseppe Pellegrini, Responsible of Cosmo s.c.s. and Mr. Stefano Mantovani, President of Cooperativa Sociale Noncello and Head of the project COSB.

The meeting aimed to improve the knowledge of Greek Delegates about the role of Social Cooperatives in ensuring the welfare services in the Italian legislative framework and their concrete experience and actions. It represented a great occasion of exchange and an important opportunity to learn through the international cooperation and the sharing of good practices.

“Our social and cultural background is quite different from the Italian one. That’s why we never worked out the idea to develop Social Cooperatives. But through this experience we gathered some important information and we want to bring this reality also in Greece” said some participants at the event.

During the afternoon, participants visited the Cooperative of Studio Progetto, placed in Cornedo Vicentino (Vicenza) to understand how a Social Cooperative is pratically organised and to have an example of the wide range of activities a cooperative can manage.

See the video about the study visit