ALDA organized as partner leader of the project STAND.UP, an International Conference on “Mobility and volunteering in town twinning – Exchange of methodologies between Local Authorities and Civil Society” which tooke place in Venice on 15 and 16 November.
The event aimed to promote the concept of mobility and volunteering, strengthening the involvement of civil society organisations, within the framework of European twinning, in order to create a greater cooperation between Local Authorities and Civil Society Organizations.

The conference was part of the activities of the project “STAND.UP: Strengthening Twinning and Networking for Development Agreements. United in Partnership” funded by the European Programme “Europe for Citizens”, implemented by ALDA in partnership with 17 international partners.
STAND.UP aims to promote citizen participation and interaction with local and European institutions, through debates on important issues in the field of town twinning.
During the conference in Venice, after the intervention of senior officials of local and European authorities, were shared examples of good practices on mobility and volunteering by representatives of European and international associations. Participants were divided into three working groups to discuss these issues.

ALDA organized as partner leader of the project STAND.UP, an International Conference on “Mobility and volunteering in town twinning – Exchange of methodologies between Local Authorities and Civil Society” which tooke place in Venice on 15 and 16 November.
The event aimed to promote the concept of mobility and volunteering, strengthening the involvement of civil society organisations, within the framework of European twinning, in order to create a greater cooperation between Local Authorities and Civil Society Organizations.

The conference was part of the activities of the project “STAND.UP: Strengthening Twinning and Networking for Development Agreements. United in Partnership” funded by the European Programme “Europe for Citizens”, implemented by ALDA in partnership with 17 international partners.
STAND.UP aims to promote citizen participation and interaction with local and European institutions, through debates on important issues in the field of town twinning.
During the conference in Venice, after the intervention of senior officials of local and European authorities, were shared examples of good practices on mobility and volunteering by representatives of European and international associations. Participants were divided into three working groups to discuss these issues.