Launch of a new “Europe for Citizens ” project: “My Europe : young, equal, inclusive”

Oct 22, 2012

Good governance Linked project:

A new “Europe for Citizens ” project: “MY EU”, my Europe, young, equal, inclusive, started on 1st October 2012 and will last until 31st March 2014. It involves 14 partners from Malta, Macedonia, Bulgaria, France, Albania, Italy. The project is led by the Local Council Association of Malta and will strongly involve ALDA, the LDA Zavidovici and the Coalition of youth organisations SEGA as main partners.

The project aims at ensuring a wide, well structured dialogue and an intense cooperation among towns with reference to the active participation in the EU political life of specific target groups: women, youngsters and immigrants. In particular, it intends to increase specific interests and expectations of citizens about EU political agenda and empower citizens to play a full part in the democratic life of the EU, through public debates that involves citizens, citizens associations and policy makers.

The project will consist in four events :

  • in 2-3 February 2013 in Italy about immigrants and politics ;
  • in May 2013 in France about youth and politics ;
  • in November 2013 in Macedonia about women and politics ;
  • a final conference and evaluation meeting in Malta on February 2014.

A final publication gathering recommendations made by participants will be produced and addressed to local and EU policy makers.

For more information, please contact Marine Henry, ALDA’ project manager,