The partnership between ALDA+ and the Municipality of Lavarone – a town up in the mountains of Trentino – has always been positive and of mutual growth. Successful projects such as The Rude Awakening – a multimedia journey in the footsteps of the everyday life of frontline soldiers – or the more recent one called “DESIRE” – focusing on the Schuman Declaration – are two clear examples of this great collaboration. Yet, we are now delighted to inform everyone that this partnership is now taking a step forward.
Besides Vicenza and Lipari (Region Sicily), from now ALDA+ has its third office in Italy in Lavarone. Following this great initiative, ALDA+ – together with the Mayor – has developed a full agenda of services for the citizens and the community. On May 12th 2021, right after the celebration of “Europe Day” Marco Boaria, ALDA+ CEO; together with Anna Ditta, ALDA+ Senior Trainer, met young kids from Lavarone for the first workshop on the “European Union and the Charter of Fundamental Rights”.
The partnership has always been positive and of mutual growth
The excitement for this new adventure was tangible, and young participants really enjoyed the workshop, losing themselves in all the activities! Through drawings, brainstorming and much more they had the opportunity to know more about the European Union, its values and principles.
In addition, four workshops, open to the whole community – and specifically to students, businessman and associations – will be delivered on, for example:
- The EU functioning and the EU Institutions
- The new Multi-annual Financial Framework
- Direct and Indirect Funds
- Project Cycle Management
Furthermore, a dedicated “info point” will provide information, once a month, on exchange programmes for youth, on European funding programmes, while helping citizens and enterprises to access regional funds.
And this is not everything. ALDA+ together with the Municipality of Lavarone is also planning to organise further events during the year, aiming to facilitate citizens’ participation at local level. Last but not least, the involvement within the CLUB UNESCO will be a further spur to continuing in developing projects and trainings encouraging citizens’ involvement especially as far as UNESCO mission concerns, such as cultural diversity, sustainable development.
ALDA+ together with all the ALDA staff is looking forward to other workshops and events, while cheering for this great collaboration: a window towards the European Union and citizens participation surrounded by snowy peaks.