Scaletta Zanclea Municipality (Italy) Town Twinng project – Description
“Sunshine of a New European Future”
“Sunshine of a New European Future” is the title of a Town Twinning project promoted by Scaletta Zanclea Municipality, built in partnership with different European countries, it will involve local public body from Italy, Spain, Slovakia, Poland, Portugal and Hungary, with the purpose to strength the sense of belonging to Europe and multicultural dialogue.
This meeting was focused on the promotion of active European Citizenship themes like awareness among citizens, particularly young people, about the future of Europe and the perceptions that and citizens face about the challenges the EU is facing.
The project was held in Scaletta Zanclea (Italy) from the 14 to 19 March 2022. The activities was highly participated and interactive with the citizens involved, with the organization of meetings, discussions and debates, presentation, workshops, seminaries, round table, Working Group, Brainstorming, exchanges of best practices and other activities in order to develop an active citizenship and to foster interactions
between the youngsters involved.
The project was addressed through a methodology in which citizens and CSOs were the real actors of the project with their opinions, experiences and point of view. In this way Europe has become a more tangible and visible reality. Through these activities, a contribution could be made to the implementation of the EU’s Agenda for the Future.
Practical workshops were led to exchange knowledge and experiences about the awareness of the Future of Europe and their perception of the challenges that the EU is called to face.
The future of Europeans depends on the direct involvement of citizens, whose aspirations are necessarily projected into the future. Following the European Commission priorities, the project wanted to give the opportunity to develop their sense of European citizenship with the involvement of 180 direct and about 140 indirect participants.